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How to Contribute to a Virtual Church Service

Have you been asked to send a contribution? Or do you wish to participate? Here are some tips: Please keep contributions within a set length. Prayers, reflections, meditations, talks, liturgy etc. a limit of 6 minutes please. Songs of worship no more than 4 minutes please. If it is appropriate that your contribution needs to be longer then consider recording it in…

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…