The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Mothering Sunday)

22 March 2020 Collect Lord God whose blessed Son our Saviour gave his back to the smiters and did not hide his face from shame: Give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present time with sure confidence in the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ our Lord. The First Reading: 1 Samuel 16: 1-13 The Lord said to Samuel, ‘How long … Continue reading The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Mothering Sunday)

Bishop’s statement

• Public worship is cancelled up to 29 March Bishop Pat Storey has issued a pastoral statement in response to the Coronavirus: The situation with regard to the Coronavirus has substantially changed in the last week, even though the recommendations of the government and the WHO (World Health Organisation) remain the same: that gatherings under 100 people may take place. Having witnessed the closure in … Continue reading Bishop’s statement

Parish Notices

COVID-19 In line with Government guidelines, Sunday services will continue as the congregation is unlikely exceed 100 people. The mid-week service on Wednesday will also continue. However, the following events have been cancelled: Afternoon patronal service on Sunday 15 March (there will be a service at 11.30am); Lenten study group (Tuesdays); Lenten soup lunch (Thursdays); Confirmation class (Fridays); and Car boot sale on Saturday 28 … Continue reading Parish Notices

The Second Sunday in Lent

8 March 2020 Collect Almighty God, you show to those who are in error the light of your truth that they may return to the way of righteousness: Grant to all those who are admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s religion, that they may reject those things that are contrary to their profession, and follow all such things as are agreeable to the same; through … Continue reading The Second Sunday in Lent