Shared Evensongs will take place locally, as follows: Holy Trinity, on 28 July at 6.30pm St Andrew's Shoebury, on 4 August at 6pm St Augustine's Thorpe Bay, on 18 August at 6pm We are delighted to be hosting the first of the series! This is an opportunity to visit other churches and join with them in Summer Evensong Services - everyone is very welcome to all services.
As most will have realised, we are not talking about Fr Frank’s age, which will remain one of life’s mysteries, but rather the 25th anniversary of his ordination as a priest in June 1994. Due to baptisms the week before, the nearest Sunday we could get to the actual anniversary was Sunday the 30th June when the surprise celebrations were planned. The first Fr Frank became aware that something was afoot was when our choir sang two pieces to mark the occasion, Jesu, Joy of Man’