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Worship with All Saints Church Staplehurst, Kent – at home

Continuing Restrictions on Church Buildings.

Despite a slight lifting by the government of a few restrictions under lockdown, guidance from the Church of England remains the same:

Church buildings are to remain closed to minimise the spread of infection and to save lives.

In compliance with C of E advice, the same member from the Buildings and Grounds subcommittee enters the church and parish room for a weekly check. Daily checks are made to the exterior of the church building.

We are sorry that it is not possible to make the church available to individuals for private prayer yet. Please remind others that, especially at this time of year, the churchyard is a beautiful and comforting place to spend time with God.

Mary Henley Churchwarden

The Church of England has advised that Public Worship should be suspended until further notice: there will be no Sunday services or Wednesday morning communion held in church. Places of worship are to be closed.

All Saints Church continues to worship together, and to pray for our local community and the world.

A daily prayer booklet is available to download here, in the church porch or can be delivered to your home if you contact the parish office.

We encourage you to use this to pray together, from your own home. In the Rectory, Revd Silke Tetzlaff will be saying Morning Prayer at 9.30am and Evening Prayer at 5pm every Tuesday – Friday. Uploaded audio files of these services can be found on the website home page and the right hand side menu.

A Sunday morning worship service is led by the Rector at 9.30am.

These services are streamed please contact the church office for details of how to join in.

In all of this, we have three key aims:

Keeping people well

Keeping people praying

Keeping people connected

During the uncertain weeks ahead, please remember that you can ring or email:

Revd Silke Tetzlaff/Parish Office: 01580 891258

Mary Henley (Churchwarden): 01580 891225 07967975464

for support, help with essential shopping or for – most importantly – for a chat!

Check back here for updates or for posters displayed on the Churchyard noticeboard and church door and at the entrance to the New Rectory, High Street for updates.

The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff


Tel: (01580) 891258
Email: Rev Silke Tetzlaff

Not available on Mondays

Julia Page


The New Rectory
High Street
Kent TN12 0BJ

Telephone / Fax (01580) 891258

(Parish Office opening times – Tuesday & Wednesday – 11.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.)

Email: All Saints’ Church Office

Mary Henley


Tel: (01580) 891225
Email: Mary Henley

Shirley Skinner


Tel: (01580) 893358

Angie Lucas

PCC Secretary

Fundraising by Recycling

The PCC at All Saints’ has signed up with Recycle 4 Charity to raise funds for the Church through the recycling of inkjet cartridges and mobile phones.

Recycle your inkjet cartridges and mobile phones to help us raise much needed funds through

Please take a special envelope from church and use to post your items to the company, or just pop them into the labelled box in church.

Recycle 4 Charity Banner

Bell Ringing

If you would like to know more about Bell Ringing at All Saints Staplehurst look at our Bell Ringing page or contact the Tower Captain or Tower Secretary below.

Sue BassettTower Captain(01580) 891917Sue Bassett
Sue GullettAssistant Tower CaptainN/AN/A
Daniel BradyRinging MasterN/AN/A
Roy BarclayTower Secretary(01580) 890247Roy Barclay
Chris BassettSteeple Keeper(01580) 891917Chris Bassett
Sallyann BarclayTreasurer(01580) 890247N/A

More about ringing at All Saints’ Staplehurst

Flower Arrangers

Marion Christie


Flowers in All Saints’ Church – would you like to help?

Do you like flowers? Do you perhaps have (or dream of!) floristry skills? Would you like to treat yourself every now and then, leave life’s hustle and bustle behind, and come into church and spend a peaceful hour creating a display of beautiful flowers?

We would welcome anyone, with any interest, skills or a desire to be creative to consider joining our team of Flower Arrangers. We are fortunate to have some more experienced members who would be very happy for you to come and watch, and learn alongside, if this is new to you.

Friends of All Saints’ Staplehurst

Registered Charity No. 1037964

Friends of All Saints’ Church – A fund raising body which helps finance projects of maintenance and improvement to All Saints Staplehurst Parish Church.

It aims to involve members of the community through the promotion of a varied programme of events.

Committee MemberOfficeTelephoneEmail
Andrew BradyChairman & Membership Secretary01580 891840Andrew Brady
Mary ShawHonorary Treasurer01580 890360Mary Shaw
Tony NorfolkSecretary01580 892104Tony Norfolk
Maureen BriceCommittee Member01580 891842Maureen Brice
Ann FulcherCommittee MemberN/AN/A
Alaine SummersCommittee MemberN/AN/A
Janet PinkCommittee MemberN/AN/A
Frank PageCommittee MemberN/AN/A
Sue ElwellCommittee MemberN/AN/A
Tony HenleyPCC Representative to FriendsN/AN/A

The Health, Healing and Support Prayer Group

The group meet fortnightly on a Tuesday evening to pray for anyone who requests or is in need of prayer for Healing or Support during difficult periods.

Ron & Barbara Dear

Group Leaders

Tel: (01580) 891407
Email: Ron and Barbara Dear

Holy Dusters

Margaret Friswell


Tel: (01580) 893036

Parish Magazine

March 2020 Magazine Cover
March 2020 Parish Magazine Cover

STAPLEHURST PARISH MAGAZINE is far more than just a Church Magazine; it contains a lot of information about a wide range of organisations, activities and events of general interest in the village.

Transport to Church

If you have difficulty attending Church Services because of transport, we are able to help.

Tel: (01580) 891150

Wedding Information

To arrange Weddings please call The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff at the Church Office.

Don’t forget to mention requirements for Bells, Choir, Organist or Flower Arranging for your Wedding.

The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff

Tel: (01580) 891258
Email: Rev Silke Tetzlaff

Baptism Information

The Old Font

Baptism Image Courtesy/Permission of Catherine and Ray Farragher.
Photograph copyright “Jennifer Anne Photography” ©
Font image Courtesy & Copyright Andrew Brady ©

Please visit our Baptism Information page

The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff

Tel: (01580) 891258

Email: Rev Silke Tetzlaff