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Prayer Bulletin

by St Bartholomew's

The Church is now open for private prayer between 11am and 3pm. Please continue to pray for: – Adrian and Annie Walsh Steve, Gill Long’s brother-in law, Brenda Cook June Kirk For those at home who feel cut off in their isolation Those attending the Confirmation Course For Alfie (aged 4) and his family. For […]

Bishop of Dorchester – a new appointment

by St Bartholomew's

  Bishop Colin will retire in November having served with great distinction as our Area Bishop. The diocese has received approval from the Dioceses Commission to move ahead and appoint the next Bishop of Dorchester. Please would you keep this appointment in your prayers in the coming months, both privately and publicly.

An update from Gill

by St Bartholomew's

Dear Friends Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (Phillipians1: 2) I have noticed over the past couple of weeks with the easing of the lockdown measures that my life is beginning to get busy again.  I‘m not complaining about this, as I have been fortunate during the […]

Prayer Circle

by St Bartholomew's

A special notice from our Pastoral Lay Assistant, Meg Roberts Prayer Circle We are setting up a group of people who undertake to pray in strict confidence for people seeking prayer support. If you would like to be part of this Prayer Circle please send your email address, or phone number to the coordinator, Maureen […]

Our first “trial” service in church

by St Bartholomew's

The Rectory 10 July 2020   We have been working hard on plans to meet again as the body of Christ in the church building. The first “trial service” will take place on Sunday 12 July using our current format on ZOOM at 10:30 a.m., with some of the service leaders joining me in church. […]

Dear friends…..

by St Bartholomew's

Dear Friends at St Bartholomew’s As we continue to prepare for the reopening of the church building for congregational worship, I realise how important it is not to let the administration, planning and technology undermine our primary motive in worship which is to glorify God. As the Westminster Shorter Catechism expresses it:  “Man’s chief end […]

An update from Roger

by St Bartholomew's

Dear Fellow Members of St Bartholomew’s This Sunday is the Third Sunday after Trinity, and, as is my wont, I read through the Collect, Epistle and Gospel from the Book of Common Prayer. My copy is dated 1716 but the words have little altered since the first issue of 1549 when Edward the sixth was […]

Letter from The Rectory

by St Bartholomew's

Friday 19 June, 2020 Dear Friends at St. Bartholomew’s: We cannot move far without using our senses. Equally, most of us are probably aware that our senses are not as acute as they once were, and we are dependent on technology to help us in one way or another. In my case, not only do […]

Plant Sales

by St Bartholomew's

Vera Fellows and Ann Morris have raised a further £44 (total £84) from plant sales for Church Funds. Many thanks to all those who contributed.