Recent News

There's a lot going on in Kemsing and Woodlands churches! This page shows some of our recent items of news; click on the headline to read more about any item.

Sun 10 Mar 2013 — 5:20 pm

Yesterday, we started our new dads and toddlers / dads and baby group. The dads who came enjoyed some bacon sandwiches; the children who came enjoyed some safe and fun play.

This is going to be a monthly group, so we've put a simple page on this website giving more information. Thanks to... more

Thu 7 Feb 2013 — 11:15 am
Master Plan of the Scheme

After years of consulting, planning and designing, Kemsing PCC has submitted a planning application to Sevenoaks District Council.

This news item can be brief, because there is now a whole page on our website detailing what we're applying to do.

We want people to be well informed... more

Sun 3 Feb 2013 — 11:50 am
Spider

This morning we had a lot of fun at our monthly all-age service. We were thinking about the fact that God is the maker of everything, so we had a go to see how we could do at making animals.

6 groups in the church were given an old newspaper, some tape and an elastic band, and given just... more

Mon 24 Dec 2012 — 11:00 pm
Some of the 550 people enjoying Kemsing's 2012 crib service

Today, Christmas Eve, 3 crib services were held in Kemsing and Woodlands churches.

The first was "carols for tiny tots" in Kemsing, in which children dressed up to re-enact the Christmas story.

Then came Kemsing's main crib-service, this year with over 500 people. For the first... more

Tue 18 Dec 2012 — 1:45 pm
Carols by Candlelight 2012

Kemsing's Nine Lessons and Carols service for 2012 was a truly wonderful occasion. The whole service took place by candlelight; we had a traditional set of 9 Bible readings which told the story from when humanity first fell in the Garden of Eden up to the wonderful events of the first Christmas... more

Mon 3 Dec 2012 — 2:30 pm
Candle in Kemsing Church

On Sunday night, we held our annual Memorial Service in Kemsing Church. This year we held the service a little later - on Advent Sunday at the start of December.

We always get a good crowd to this, and yesterday was no exception. The service gives anyone who wants to come the chance to... more

Tue 20 Nov 2012 — 2:15 pm
Remembrance Wreath

The 2012 Remembrance Day parade was one of the best attended ever. As well as all good attendance from the uniformed organisations in the village, many others took part to watch the parade and to take part in the act of remembrance. It must have helped that the sun was shining and we had one of... more

Sun 4 Nov 2012 — 3:00 pm
50 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

This is the 3rd year that Kemsing and Woodlands churches have taken part in Operation Christmas Child. This is an international project that sends gift-wrapped shoeboxes of presents all around the world to children, for many of whom this is their own Christmas present.

In 2010, we sent... more

Mon 17 Sep 2012 — 1:00 pm
Kemsing 2012 Well Dressing

For the second-year running, Kemsing has had its own well-dressing.

The craft of decorating wells with flowers and carefully produced mosaics originated in Derbyshire, where it is still an annual event in many villages. Kemsing has a well at the heart of the village, so a well-dressing... more

Mon 3 Sep 2012 — 2:15 pm

Our 2012 Holiday Club had the title of Go for Gold!

About 40 children came on 4 mornings, where they joined one of 5 teams. Each team had its own colour, and was representing one of the 5 continents of the world. The teams took part in games, craft, drinks and songs, but we also learnt... more

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