Welcome to Great Tey

Great Tey is a small country village based in the heart of Colchester, Essex. The Village has a strong community feel and striving business services.


Parish of Great Tey and Little Tey

The Churches of Great & Little Tey

A warm welcome awaits you in July 2017 at St Barnabas Church, Great Tey and St James the Less Church, Little Tey. Included this month are details of our Sunday Church Services, our Mothers’ Union Quiet Day at Clare Priory and other social activities in the life of the church. Sunday worship details may also be found in the Parish newsletter. If you would like further information please contact Rev. John Richardson on 01206 211481 or email john.richardson195@btinternet.com

Sunday Worship
Sunday 16th July Holy Communion (BCP) at 9.30 am at Little Tey Church
Sunday 23rd July Parish Communion with Sunday Club at 9.30 am at Great Tey Church
Sunday 23rd July Evensong (BCP) at 6.30 pm at Little Tey Church
Sunday 30th July United Benefice Sung Eucharist at 10.00 am at Chappel Church

Mothers’ Union
Members enjoyed our June meeting when our speaker was Mrs. Marion Ketley, former Diocesan President who spoke on the theme of Faith in Action. Our Garden Meeting will take place on Thursday 20th July at the Rectory, Great Tey at 2.30pm; all welcome. If you would like to join us on our Deanery Quiet Day at Clare Priory on Friday 22nd September you are most welcome; please contact Jane Richardson for more details on 01206 211481 or email john.richardson195@btinternet.com.

Sunday Club
Sunday Club meets on the fourth Sunday of each month at Great Tey Church at 9.30 am during the Parish Communion Service. Sunday Club is for primary school aged children
and younger ones are very welcome if accompanied by a parent/carer. We share a bible story, and enjoy activities with arts and crafts- the next date for Sunday Club is:
Sunday 23rd July 2017 at 9.30 am
For further information please contact Jane Richardson on 01206 211481 or email: john.richardson195@btinternet.com

Charity Stall at Coggeshall
Once again Freda and Pauline will kindly be running the Charity Stall at Coggeshall Market on Thursday 17th August from 8.00 am. All donations of cakes, preserves, produce and items to sell will be gratefully received please – these can be passed on to Freda King, Pauline Mattin or brought to the Rectory. Coggeshall Market is well worth a visit with a greengrocers stall, fishmonger, cheese man, bakery stall and local produce. We hope to see you there.

Musical Afternoon and Tea at Little Tey Church
Enjoy a Musical Afternoon and Tea at Little Tey Church on Saturday 2nd September at 3.00 pm when Terry Saunders will perform a programme of English Songs.
Tickets available from Celia Dodd and Freda King. All welcome.

60s, 70s and 80s Dance
Make a date in your diary for the 60s, 70s and 80s Dance with live music from Peter George on Saturday 16th September in the Marquee, Walcotts Hall from 7 – 11 pm by kind invitation of Mr. Simon Hall. Tickets at £10.00 each for adults and free entrance for under 18s accompanied by a parent will be on sale throughout the summer months. Bring your own food.
Licensed Bar. For tickets and more details please contact Chris &Sue Percival, Christine Lucock, and John & Jane Richardson.

Social and Fundraising Events 2017 – Dates for your diary.
We hope that you will be able to join us at our Social events this year and look forward to seeing you:
Thursday 17th August Charity Stall at Coggeshall Market from 8.00am
Saturday 2nd September Musical afternoon and tea at Little Tey Church at 3pm
Saturday 16th September ‘60s, 70s, and 80s’ Dance with live music from Peter George in the Marquee at Walcotts Hall from 7 – 11pm
Saturday 30th September Coffee Morning in aid of Little Havens Children’s Hospice at Jesmond, Little Tey by kind invitation of Pauline and Alan Mattin
Saturday 7th October Harvest Supper at Great Tey Village Hall at 7pm
Saturday 18th November Shepherds Pie Evening at Great Tey Village Hall at 7pm