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Published on 19 February 2021

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Sunday 21st to Sunday 28th February



Saturday 20th February

10 am

Quiet Morning in Church Finishing with a Phone-in Prayer at about 11, Lent Morning Prayer

Sunday 21st February

4 pm

Said Eucharist in Church

Tuesday 23rd February

10am-11am

Church open for Individual Prayer

Wednesday 24th February

10am

Church open for Individual Prayer

Thursday  25th February

10am-11am

Church open for Individual Prayer

Friday 26th February

10am-11am

Church open for Individual Prayer

Friday 26th February

12 Noon

Said Eucharist in Church

Sunday  28th February

4 pm

Said Eucharist in Church

Guidance for coming to a church service
please wear a face covering
New guidance from the government and C. of E. strongly advises the use of face coverings.  This need not be a mask – it could be a scarf or bandana.  There are certain recognized exceptions, e.g. children under 11, and people with disabilities which would make it impossible for them.  Remember masks should be handled with care.  And the most important precautions are still FREQUENT HAND WASHING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING (2 YARDS APART).
Please consider if this is OK for you
  – those with any health issues should still be staying away from others
Some very committed members will feel the time is not right for them
Please come to ONE of the five Masses – so we don’t all come at once

Social Distancing Guidelines

2m social distancing to be maintained at all times

Masks Must be worn at all times, except when receiving communion

Use hand gel on arrival & departure, & before Communion

Sit only on marked pews (couples/households can sit together)

If children come they must sit with carers for the whole service

No singing, no raised voices – silence in church is best

No collection plate to be passed round  (offertory bucket at the back) or a link to the On-line Giving App will be provided

Approach one by one for Communion, standing (not using rails)

Communion will be in one kind (wafer) only

Chat after service outside (still keeping 2m apart)

Very Limited Toilet facilities will be available

Worship with joy in our hearts and pray for those who can’t come

Very Limited Toilet facilities will be available

Worship with joy in our hearts and pray for those who can’t come

Church Services

SCRIPTURE READINGS
FOR THIS WEEK

Sunday 21st February
(1st Sunday of Lent)
Mark 1 9-15

Monday 22nd February
Matthew 25.31-end

Tuesday 23rd February
Matthew 6.7-15

Wednesday 24th February
Luke 11.29-32

Thursday 25th February
 Matthew 7.7-12

Friday 26th February
Matthew 5.20-26

Saturday 37th February
Matthew 5.43-end

A COLLECT FOR

Sunday 21st February


Almighty God,

whose Son Jesus Christ fasted forty days in the wilderness,

and was tempted as we are, yet without sin:

give us grace to discipline ourselves in obedience to your Spirit;

and, as you know our weakness,

so may we know your power to save;

through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

Amen


Guidance for coming to church for individual prayer