St. Peter-ad-Vincula, Roydon

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

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Weekly News Sheet




Sunday 23rd July: Sixth Sunday after Trinity

9.30 am Family Service 

Sidespeople: Pat Collins and Glenn Farmer


5 pm Holy Communion


Readings: Romans 8: 12-25

Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43

Sidesperson: Nathan Wells


Church Family News

Please pray for Georgina Worley and Saman Harris, who were married on Saturday 15th July at St Peter's.

Christian Aid week was on 14th - 20th May 2017 - Many thanks to everyone who helped raise £1,370 for Christian Aid. 

Please pray for John Warren. He has completed his chemotherapy, but will be continuing other treatments for prostate cancer. John would like to thank everyone at St Peter's for our prayers and support. John has completed the London March for Men in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. So far he has raised over £2000. He would like to thank everyone who sponsored him. 

If you would like to leave a prayer for someone there is a prayer board in church and there is also a book to record prayers in the porch. 

If you would like a flower arrangement dedicated to a loved one please speak to Jane Nairn (01279 793431)

General Notices

Roydon Parish News: Editor: Mrs Sheila Collins, “Stepping Stones”, 1a Epping Road, Roydon CM19 5HP. Tel: 01279 793476 and e mail – . Deadline for July Edition 16th June. Distribution – 23rd June.

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, kindly organized by Paul Gillingham – 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 e mail 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

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 793092