A new Walking the Way resource for Covid-19, ‘Continuing to Support Each Other’, can be downloaded here.
Although we can’t meet in our church building this morning, we can worship together virtually as we watch Ruth’s video message to us today, Sunday 29th March. To enable sub-titles, hover the cursor over the video until the controls appear at the bottom, then click CC. Click here to watch worship videos from previous weeks […]
‘Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.’ Philippians 4:6 It’s easy to feel very isolated and alone at the moment, and if we have a particular worry or concern it can feel especially unbearable. Yet Jesus has invited us to […]
A series of reflections on how to cope with anxiety and loneliness in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, including simple Christian meditation techniques and five tips, are offered by the Church of England (click the button):
Our Wessex Moderator, the Revd Clare Downing, has written to churches suggesting ways we can continue to be the church when we can’t meet together in person. You can read her letter here.
In such uncertain times we naturally turn to God for guidance, but may feel at a loss to know how to pray. You may find these prayers helpful in directing your thoughts: Prayers for Troubled Times
Help slow the spread of Covid 19 and identify at risk cases sooner by self-reporting your symptoms daily, even if you feel well. By downloading this App you will be helping UK research institutions working with the NHS. https://covid.joinzoe.com/ You can read more about the research here:https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/mar/24/uk-app-aims-to-help-researchers-track-spread-of-coronavirus Please share this information as widely as possible […]
Although we cannot all meet together this morning as we normally do, we can all worship God as we watch Ruth’s video message to us today, Sunday 22nd March: You can also join the Revd Michael Hopkins, Clerk of General Assembly, for the first URC Daily Devotion Sunday Worship service on 22 March at 10 […]
From the Manse Friday 20th March 2020 Hello Friends When I underwent my ministerial training in 2000, I learnt about lots of aspects of ministry, mission, prayer and of course ‘How to run a Bible study’; however the tutors failed to equip me on how to minister during a pandemic! So it is with […]
The United Reformed Church have compiled a list of resources and advice to support us through these uncertain times. There is lots of helpful information, including a list of churches offering live streamed services, prayers, and guides to using social media to keep in touch. This list is updated daily, so do keep checking back […]