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Virtual Church

Welcome to Wivey and The Hills Virtual Church! We have set up this area of our website in response to the closure of our churches during the Coronavirus outbreak. Please see all of our latest posts, broadcasts and interactions from the goings-on around our benefice during this difficult time.

Reflections for Holy Week

As we experience a Holy Week unlike any other, one of isolation and distancing, it is more important than ever that we journey with Jesus through this week towards the cross and the resurrection. We may not be able to gather together at this time, but God has given us the gift of time to think, reflect and ponder anew the events…

An enjoyable way to prep for Palm Sunday

Dear Friends across the Deanery, A few of us have had an idea I’d like to share with you so that you can pass it on to your congregations. Next Sunday 5th April is Palm Sunday so between now and then, it would be wonderful if as many people as possible made or printed a picture/painting/3D model/image of a donkey and/or palm…

REQUEST FOR RAINBOWS

Pulsford Lodge would love Rainbows to help brighten their day and boost the morale of residents and their wonderful hard working carers at this difficult time.  Alison Bailey, Pulsford’s  new manager is asking for your drawings, pictures, paintings, poems, stories, –  anything related to Rainbows – to cover their walls with your art and messages so to flood Pulsford with light and positivity…

Special Prayers for this week

Friday prayers – 27th March, 2020 Psalm 130 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. 2     Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive     to the voice of my supplications! 3 If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities,     Lord, who could stand? 4 But there is forgiveness with you,     so that you may be revered. 5 I wait for the Lord, my…

Coronavirus update: Thursday 26th March 2020

In compliance with the government’s latest change of policy, places of worship in the Benefice are now closed for all religious services except funerals. The purpose of this policy is to minimise all possibilities of infection, particularly of the vulnerable. However, church congregations remain active in watching out for their neighbours’ needs and holding them and each other before God in regular…

Resources to aid worship at home

This page will be updated as more resources become available #LiveLent: Care for God’s Creation – the Church of England’s Lent campaign for 2020. With weekly themes shaped around the first Genesis account of creation, it explores the urgent need for humans to value and protect the abundance God has created. This daily audio content is available via the app and daily emails. Sign…