All Saints Hérault

The English Church at Saint Pargoire

All Saints Hérault people are a mixed group of different ages, backgrounds and traditions, who meet in the Chapel of the Église protestante unie de France in the village of St Pargoire, 10 km north east of Pézenas.

Church Life focuses around the service of Holy Communion. Our regular service is on the second Sunday of the month at 10.30 am, but there are often services or events at other times, especially on notable days in the Church's year, such as Easter, Christmas and Lent. Refreshments are served after the Service, providing an opportunity to chat and make friends

Please check the "Our Church" tab on this website for details of upcoming services and events. We extend a warm welcome to all Christian people to join us at our services and church events, especially those new to our "Parish".

Our Clergy and Church Wardens

Revd Roger Smith
I moved to live permanently in the Hérault in 2011, after many years in Rothwell, Northhants. As Priest in Charge I am keen to welcome people of all types and traditions to All Saints.
Together with my husband Francis, we welcome people attending All Saints.
I also answer all the queries arising from e-mails, issue the notices and organise the rota, as well as preparing the church for worship and tidy up afterwards. 
I am the backroom boy in the team. I produce the agendas and other papers for meetings.
I also deal with the correspondence between the Église protestante unie, the local administration and other local bodies.

A word on our church services and social events.

We follow the order laid down in Common Worship introduced in 2000 and varies with the seasons of the Church's Year. From time to time, we use the 1662 version from the Book of Common Prayer.  Evensong is also held occasionally. At different times of the year, we hold services at other chapels in the area, reflecting events or wishes of our parishioners. We also have a prayer group and a Bible study group.

During the year, we hold a number of social events to which all are invited. Perhaps you are a visitor to the Hérault, or someone contemplating making the Hérault a permanent feature of their life. Whatever the reason, we invite you to join us at one of our regular church services or social events. If you would like to speak to our clergy or churchwardens before attending a service or social event, please use one of the contact methods below.



Articles New to the Website

Minutes of the Chaplaincy Council Minutes for February 2017 meeting                                           Click here for link 

Information for the 2017 AGM                                                                                                    Click here for link 

Details of the 2017 Lent Course                                                                                                 Click here for Link 

Breakfast Club March meeting                                                                                                    Click here for Link 

Post Brexit Diocese                                                                                                                   Click here for Link 

Candlemas - 2nd February                                                                                                         Click here for Link

Diocese in Europe - Towards a post BREXIT Diocese                                                                     Click here for Link

Article written by the ACNS concerning the upcoming Synod meeting                                             Click here for link

Papers for the February Church of England General Synod Published online                                    Click here for Link

Archbishops's joint statement on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.                                   Click here for Link

Charities supported in 2016 by the Chaplaincy                                                                            Click Here For Link

Update on the 2016 Fontès service of 9 Lessons and Carols                                                          Click Here for Link

Christian Unity Service                                                                                                              Click Here For Link

Les fêtes Publique Français 2017                                                                                                Click Here For Link

Financial assistance to help you stay in your home in France                                                        Click Here For Link

Reflections From the Dean of Southwark on reconciliation and diversity                                         Click Here For Link

Helping Refugees - Compilation page of all our efforts                                                                 Click Here For Link

Next Service or Event  

May 2017

Sunday 7 May - Breakfast Club Meeting at Delia and Roger's house.  Please contact Delia Smith for further details. 09:45 to 11:30. All are welcome.

Wednesday 10th May -  Prayer Group from 10.30 - 11.30 am at the Monastery of St Joseph, 2 km north of the village of Puimisson, just off the D909. All are welcome.

Sunday 14th May - Holy Communion at All Saints Hérault(Common Worship) 5th Sunday of Easter. Service starts at 10:30. All are welcome at the service and to stay on afterwards for coffee and a catch-up.

Sunday 28th May (1662 Book of Common Prayer) 7th Sunday of Easter (Sunday after Ascension Day) Holy Communion at All Saints Hérault.  Service starts at 10:30. All are welcome at the service and to stay on afterwards for coffee and a catch-up.


Verse a Day

Photograph - Chapel of the Église Protestante

Contact Us

To contact our church, please use one of the following methods:
Telephone:  +33 (0)6 60 24 54 57
Main email: achstp@gmail.com
Articles for Website: achstpwebsite@gmail.com

The church regularly informs parishioners of forth coming events via email. If you would like to receive these emails and are not already our email contact list, please send an email to achstp@gmail.com requesting that your name is added to the list.

How To Find Us

We meet in the Chapel of the Église protestante unie de France (formerly the Église Reformée), in the village of Saint Pargoire, postcode 34320, 10 km north east of Pézenas. We are situated on the south side of the village, near the War Memorial, on the Avenue de la Gare, the Saint Pons de Mauchiens road.
The GPS coordinates are N43 31 37 E3 31 9 (or 43.527012, 3.519213).
There is limited roadside parking in the Avenue. Car parks are only a 5 minute walk away, one next to the school on the road to Saint Pons de Mauchiens, the other along the road opposite the church, Chemin de Saint Guilhem.
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