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Archive posts for July 2020

Weekly briefing 26 July 2020

Posted on the 25th July 2020 at 10:20am.

Vicar David issues a call to rest, gather and pray this summer with a particular emphasis on the pray bit. "As your Vicar I am calling you to pray? Why? Because we need God and..." To read more of David's call in the...

The Return from Exile!

Posted on the 25th July 2020 at 10:06am.

Sunday 26th July 2020 - the 7th Sunday after Trinity For the first time in four months we will be holding a public service in one of our church buildings. Appropriate risk assessments and safety measures are in place at St Mary's,...

Called to be Worshipful

Posted on the 18th July 2020 at 9:00pm.

Sunday, 19 July 2020 - the 6th Sunday after Trinity Canon Tom will be leading the worship on the Tidenham Parish Online Church YouTube channel on the theme of ‘called to be worshipful’.  To follow Tom's Sunday service please click here It will...

Weekly Briefing 19 July 2020

Posted on the 18th July 2020 at 10:00am.

Our Curate Nicki Bullivant writes this week about waiting, “When I was growing up my least favourite word was ‘wait’. Even now I still find waiting difficult....'' To read more of Nicki's reflection in the latest Parish Briefing also prayer pointers, online links...

Called to be Gathered

Posted on the 11th July 2020 at 9:56pm.

As the government lockdown restrictions ease slightly, nine of us gathered at St Luke's to prepare an act of worship for Sunday 12th July. The message, pertinently, is 'Called to be Gathered'. We hear one more story from a young person who...

Weekly Briefing 12 July 2020

Posted on the 11th July 2020 at 10:00am.

Questions? We are having to ask questions about our online presence and worship. Will people want to go back to church buildings to worship in the current climate? Will people want to have Holy Communion if it is offered? To read more...

Opportunity to Explore Questions of Life and Faith

Posted on the 6th July 2020 at 4:33pm.

It has been reported that in response to the coronavirus pandemic 25% of the UK population are searching the internet for ideas about prayer and online church services. We would like to offer the opportunity to explore this further using the online...

Weekly Briefing 5 July 2020

Posted on the 4th July 2020 at 10:00am.

The basics of CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) point out that our thinking affects our emotions and our behaviours. St Paul, who I think is a great psychologist, was all over this when he wrote his letters to the early Christians..... To read...

Sunday 5th July Called to be... the church scattered

Posted on the 4th July 2020 at 10:00am.

This week our 'called to be' series focuses on a call be the church scattered which seems rather poignant in these times where we have been unable to meet up together. We will be reflecting on being a Christian and the...