Covid News

110 of 40 items

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 […]

Sunday bell ringing!

by St Bartholomew's

We shall be ringing the church bells every Sunday at 11:55 to remind the village that we continue to pray for our community, which the Rector will do at 12 noon. We cannot gather for corporate worship, but we can worship individually outdoors at any time, respecting social distancing should others be nearby

Prayers for our time

by St Bartholomew's

God of compassion, be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation. In their loneliness, be their consolation; in their anxiety, be their hope; in their darkness, be their light; through him who suffered alone on the cross, but reigns with you in glory, Jesus Christ our Lord. O God, help me to […]

An update from Gill

by St Bartholomew's

Dear Friends   How wonderful that we are on the verge of having our beautiful church building open, once again, for people to come into for private prayer.  The members of our leadership team are currently working hard to enable the safe opening of the church in line with recent government guidance. It will probably […]

A letter from The Rectory

by St Bartholomew's

Parish Letter, 20200607 Dear Friends, If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to walk the meandering path in our wild meadow to the east of the churchyard, then I would encourage you to pop up there and take time to observe the diversity of plants which are growing there, even in this very dry early […]