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This Week’s News 27.9.20
Indoor Sunday Services
We are very excited to be able to announce that from 4th October we will be having a weekly Sunday service in church. Here are the details…
St Martin’s – 11.15am – due to the space and resulting capacity we do not currently envisage a need to book a seat, but please turn up early to avoid disappointment.
1st Sunday – Holy Communion
2nd Sunday – All Age Service
3rd Sunday – Holy Communion
4th Sunday – Encounter
Facemasks MUST BE WORN in church, please remember to bring one with you. More details will follow next week in relation to the pattern of services (Holy Communion, All Age, etc…). If you have any questions do get in contact with Gareth, Rob or one of the Wardens.
Book of Common Prayer (BCP) Holy Communion
We are continuing our weekly BCP service in each church on Tuesdays. These services will last around 30 minutes, in line with government requirements a facemask must be worn.
St Martin’s, Tuesdays at 8am
Due to Covid-19 restrictions we will not be able to give out books for use, but will instead seek to project all of the words.
Monday Night Prayers –
We are continuing to meet on Monday evenings from 7:30pm to 8:00pm for prayer, please do join us on Zoom… https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88198510430?pwd=WjZXTFZmMG5QZDA3cmFyc2VRSEF3UT09
Unless there are further changes to the government guidelines surrounding Covid-19, at this time we are intending to hold our APCMs for this year (delayed from April) as follows…
• St Martin’s – Sunday 25th October at 12:15pm in the church building
Due to Covid-19 restrictions we will not be printing out the PCC Reports, these will be sent around via email closer to the time.
Sunday Online Service – each week from first thing Sunday Morning, here is a link to our YouTube channel… https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_B0Evb69xYeevGbVtX5tBA
Rev Gareth Hutchinson
As we are unable to get the Parish News sent out to people in the usual way a copy can be
found here free of charge for all on the link below.
St Mart’s & St Bart’s KIDS ONLINE
Next Service Sunday 30th August, we will be doing a bi-weekly Kids Online service. As with our regular online service, this will be found on our
When? Every other week on Sunday…
30th Aug, 13th Sep, 27th Sep
What is it? a 10-minute, child-oriented service, with worship, story and activity
Please do spread the word and let us know what you think.
Online Sunday Zoom Social at 11:30am
for 30-45 minutes
A chance to catch up informally and chat with people from St Martin’s and St Bart’s.
Meeting ID: 886 3834 1733
Rev Gareth Hutchinson
Online Weekly Monday Night Prayers
From Monday 6th July we’re starting up weekly online evening prayers. This will be from 7:30pm for 20-30 minutes. It’s a chance to come together to pray for our communities and for those further afield. Please do join Gareth and Rob as we gather to pray. This will be hosted on Zoom, which is a free videocall platform, so if you’ve not used Zoom before please do let Rob or Gareth know and they’ll be happy to offer some advice.
These are the login details…
Meeting ID: 881 9851 0430
Users of the Church Hall 2020
Pre Diabetic Clinic every Monday 9am – 1.30pm (except bank hols)
Table Tennis – January 6TH – March 30th 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Coffee & Chat: weekly 10.30am – 12 noon
Lunches: 2nd Tuesday in month 12.30 – 2.00pm
Loving Hands: 4th Tuesday 1pm – 4pm
Rainbows (5 – 7 year olds) 4.45pm – 5.45pm term time
Brownies (7 – 10 year olds) 6pm – 7.30pm term time
Guides (10 – 14 year olds) 7.30pm – 9pm term time
Ladies Group 2nd Wednesday 2.30pm – 5pm
Rainbows (weekly Mums & Toddlers) 9.30am – 11.30am term time
Living Sober 6pm
Forget me Not - 3rd Thursday 10.30am – 12 noon
Community House craft/cooking weekly 12noon – 3pm (term time)
Occasional bookings for parties etc
Messy Church: 4th Sunday in month 4pm
Awesome Youff in church 4pm
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