\ Activities - The Annunciation, Chislehurst
Exterior of church, arched doorway.
Side view of church exterior, close angle on windows.
Exterior of church, smaller arched doorway.
Sign reading, Church of the Annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary, consecrated in 1870
Exterior of church from the high street, through the leafy trees.
Exterior of front of the Alms House in summer.
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The church organ

Services

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Sunday

08:00 The Holy Communion
10:00 Parish Eucharist

Monday

08:00 Low Mass

Tuesday

18:30 Low Mass

Wednesday

10:00 Low Mass

Thursday

19:30 Low Mass

Friday

10:00 Low Mass

Saturday

09:00 Low Mass
10:30 Confessions (Fr. Paul)
17:00 Confessions (Fr. David)

Activities



Bell Ringers

The superb ring of eight (Tenor 19cwt; Threequarter 18lb) is by Taylor’s of Loughborough. They are usually rung at 9.30am on Sunday. Practice night is Friday at 6.10pm. New and visiting ringers are always welcome.
Contact Michael Owen: 020 8467 3082.



Brownies and Rainbows

The 2nd Chislehurst Brownies is the Annunciation’s sponsored group. It meets on Tuesday evenings in St Mary Hall (not to be confused with the hall at St Mary's Church Crown Lane) from 5.00-6.30pm. We welcome girls aged 7 to 11, cover a wide range of activities and have lots of fun.

Contact Janet Hone: janethone@hotmail.com


The 10th Chislehurst Brownies meets on Mondays from 5.30-7.15pm in St Mary Hall and welcomes girls aged 7-11 years.

Contact Toni Hartwell: 07968 701619 tonihartwell@hotmail.co.uk


The Rainbows also meet on Mondays from 4.15-5.30 in St Mary Hall for a range of activities designed for girls aged 5- 7 years.
Contact Barbara Hickey: 020 8467 9438


All of the groups have strong links with the church. For more information about Brownies and Rainbows see girlguiding.org.uk


Church Choirs

The choir is affiliated to the RSCM and sings a wide variety of music at services on Sundays, feasts and holy days. It rehearses on Sunday mornings from 9:15 for 30 minutes, and then after Mass until 12:00 noon. New singers of all ages are welcome.
Occasionally we bring in singers from elsewhere for special services to augment our church choir.

Fund-raising Events

Please see Giving



Pilgrimages and Retreats

The parish has a day pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in September. Our annual retreat is held at Alton Abbey, an Anglican Benedictine Monastery in Hampshire.


Servers

Adults and children are welcome to join the serving team. Full training will be given.
Contact Cliff Mayes: mottinghammayes@live.com


Sewing Bee

We meet to knit blankets and baby clothes, and fill shoeboxes for Smile, a charity supporting deprived children in Africa. We meet on Tuesdays at 10am-12noon, serve coffee and go out to dinner twice a year.
Contact Barbara Hickey: 020 8467 9438


St Mary Hall

The hall, run by St Mary Hall Educational Trust, is used for a wide range of activities. It is also available for hire for children’s parties, (0-9 years old) Monday-Saturday.
Contact Diane Bridson: 020 8467 9343 jd.bridson@tiscali.co.uk