St. Peter-ad-Vincula, Roydon

  • St Peter's Church,
  • High Street,
  • Roydon, Harlow
  • Essex
  • CM19 5LW

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Weekly News Sheet



Sunday 12th November:

Remembrance Sunday 10 am  

(Sidespeople: Lynn Hughes and Jane Nairn)


Evening Prayer (BCP) 5 pm

(Sidesperson: Pam Craner)

 Readings: 1 Thessalonians 2: 9-13 and Matthew 25: 1-13

Church Family News

We pray for the family and friends of Brian Ayres, who died last month. His funeral was held at St Peter’s on 30th October.


Katie, Chris and Jamie would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during Jamie’s 2 week stay in Addenbrookes. Jamie is now home and very happy to be back at school with his friends.


Many thanks to the CAMEO team for organising the Soup Kitchen on 3rd November. As always, the event was a sell-out and everyone enjoyed a delicious lunch.

Future Events

Classical concert at St Peter's. Sunday 19th November, 11 am. 

Free admission but all donations will go to the Helen Rollason Cancer charity and St Clare’s Hospice.  

 Choral singing from St Peter’s choir and organ, piano and flute recital. 

General Notices


Roydon Parish News: Editor:  Mrs Sheila Collins, “Stepping Stones”, 1a Epping Road, Roydon CM19 5HP. Tel: 01279 793476 and e mail – The deadline for the December magazine, is 17th November, with the distribution on the 24th November

Pilates and Over 50s Fitness Class: New classes held in the church hall, starting from the 4th October, every Wednesday morning.  Pilates 9:15am – 10:15am:  Over 50s Fitness 10:30am - 11:30am.

For more information please call Belinda Nuttall on 07974721527.

Anyone for Badminton? Come and join a friendly group at Roydon Village Hall on Wednesday afternoons between 2 – 4.15pm – all standards including beginners are most welcome.  Alan Beal-Forbes 01279 792504.

Coffee Mornings are held each Tuesday morning 10 – 12 in the church hall.  Lively chat and music too! Do come along - a drink, home made cake and good conversation for a voluntary donation of only £1.50!

Roydon Market – Will be held on the second Saturday of each month – free entry – 10am – 2pm at the village hall. £15 to hire a stall (for further information ring Pat Greenhill 01279 792110).

Senior Citizens lunch club: The club meets on the first Wednesday of the month at the New Inn.

Roydon WI – Why not join the Roydon WI – for social activities and monthly interesting talk which happens each first Wednesday of the month at 8pm. For further details email or visit Roydon WI website at

Harlow Food Bank – A collection box has been placed inside the church for your donations, which will be taken to the food bank depot. There is further information on

Roydon Book Club:  for further information ring Maureen White on 01279 792227.

Sewing Group:  Our next meeting will be on Saturday 25th November, 10 am in the church hall.  All welcome, including children. 

Priest in Charge – As there is no priest in charge at present please contact one of the Churchwardens (contact details below) or assistant Churchwardens (contact details in the Roydon Parish News).

Churchwardens - Chris Findlay (01279 793612) e-mail – and Jess Wells (01279 793717) e-mail:

Next week’s news sheet: Any items for next week’s news sheet can be sent to Katie Collins at or 01279 793750.