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ST PETER & ST PAUL
SEAL

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WORSHIP

SUNDAY        
10 am and 6.30 pm

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WEDNESDAY   
10 am 
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INFORMATION
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ABOUT OUR WORSHIP
Services
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Baptism (Christening)
Confirmation
Weddings
Planning a funeral
Music
Burial in Seal churchyard
Prayers for times of need
The Bells
Resources to help you pray

CHURCH FINANCE

Did you know...
We depend entirely on the donations of the congregation. We receive no money from the government! It costs over £1300 per week to keep Seal Church running! Here's how you can help...
Supporting the church financially
Becoming a "Friend"
Latest Friends Newsletter
Annual reports and Financial Statements 2015

ACTIVITIES AND INFO
Blog news & comment
Latest Parish Magazine
Children at Seal
PCC
Church Trail leaflets for
adults and children
Family History
The Churchyard
Church Hall
Organisations we support
Know Your Neighbours blog
Cookie policy


Archive - odds and ends, old courses,handouts etc.

Current Rota for services
Hymn Rota
Readers' Rota

EXTERNAL LINKS

Local
Seal C of E School
Seal Parish Council
Churches Together

Wider Church
Ekklesia 
Thinking Anglicans
The Church Times
Partners in World Development
Rochester Mothers' Union
Diverse Church a supportive community for young LGBT+ Christians
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Seal Church is registered with Inclusive Church and supports its aims and values.

 

Christian Faith
Exp
lorefaith.org
ReJesus.c
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Journey with Jesus
Anne's schools and children's work website
Rochester Diocese Spirituality Network

HELP
Organisations to turn to if you need help

West Kent Debt Advice
Sevenoaks Christian Counselling
Kenward Trust (Substance misuse and homelessness)
Domestic Abuse Helpline
(Tel.01892 570538)
Samaritans
Childline 0800 1111
Silverline:a helpline for older people

0800 4 70 80 90



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WELCOME


St Peter and St Paul is the Church of England parish church for Seal, near Sevenoaks. Whoever you are, you'll find a warm welcome at our services and activities.  We believe that everyone is loved by God and is  part of his family. Whatever your background, age, or life-story, we'll be glad to see you.

Our ancient church is normally open during the day - many people use it - and the peaceful churchyard has beautiful views over the North Downs. It's a great place to be, and a great place to be yourself.


Vicar: Revd. Anne Le Bas
Contact details below

Reader: Kevin Bright
Pastoral Assistant: Nicky Harvey

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Contact details
Revd Anne Le Bas
priest@sealpeterandpaul.com    01732  762955
The Vicarage, Church Street, Seal, Kent, TN15 0AR


PLEASE NOTE: There are a lot of churches dedicated to St Peter and St Paul in Kent (17 in the Diocese of Rochester alone). We are often confused with St Peter and St Paul, Shoreham, Ash or Teston (East Malling). There is also another church near Seal, called Seal, St Lawrence, which is a couple of miles away in the village of Stone Street.  Please check that this is actually the church you are looking for, especially if you are coming for a special event or service.

tying our prayers to the twig cross we'd made
                      at Messy Church
Tying our prayers to the twig
cross we made at Messy Church.






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SCARECROW INFESTED VILLAGE ALERT!
Click on the picture below to download an entry form for our Scarecrow competition.
More detail here.

Scarecrow Competition


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WEDNESDAY CHURCH
at Seal Primary School
Every Wednesday in term-time at 3.30pm.
Click on the picture for more details
First service of the new term, Wed 2nd Sept.Wednesday Church at Seal School

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SINGING STARTERS


Sundays July 19 and Aug 16 at 11.15 in church


Music for young children 
every 3rd Sunday in the month. In church from 11.15am (straight after the 10 am service – refreshments at 11am).
Fun songs for children and their parents, with Anne Le Bas, to help them start singing and enjoy music. Open to any child – babies included - whether or not they come to church. Sessions will last 20-30 minutes and are FREE!


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Seal Church Hall


Seal Church hall


Are you looking for…

  • Somewhere for your group to meet?
  • Somewhere to hold a dance or exercise class?
  • Somewhere for musicians to rehearse (sorry – no amplified instruments.)
  • Somewhere to run a children’s group?
  • Somewhere to host a family gathering?
The church hall is available for hire on most days and some evenings. Very reasonable rates.
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Link to Church of England Weddings site

Love in the air?

Would you like to get married at Seal Church?

We'll be delighted to help.

It is nearly always possible for you to be married here at Seal Church, even if you don't live in the parish. Just get in touch with the vicar to talk about it.

Weddings cost between £445 and £665 depending on what "extras" you have, but if money is a problem we may still be able to help, so don't let that be a barrier.

Church weddings don't have to be big or fancy. Brides don't have to wear white. You don't have to be churchgoers. We'll be happy to help you plan a wedding that suits you, as far as it is legally and practically possible to do so.

More about weddings at Seal

Church of England Wedding website
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Friends of Seal Church

Would you like to contribute to the maintenance of our lovely building as a focus for our community life?
If so, find out more about becoming  a "Friend of Seal Church" here.