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"E News" from St Peter's, Friday 19th March

Dear Member of St Peter's,

This coming Sunday is “Passion Sunday” when Passiontide begins, the two weeks of reflection on some of the oldest Christian texts . Please find attached a very helpful essay “ Passion story” by a local writer .The Parish Communion is at the normal time of 9.30am. Please do come well wrapped up as we will have the doors open to ensure air circulates freely. As well as the lovely organ music we are enjoying the singing of a small group on the Lent Sundays. My thanks to Ben, the singers and the musicians for their contribution to enhancing our worship.

(Social Distancing of “one metre plus mitigation” is in action in St Peter’s. Please wear a face covering and use the hand sanitiser on entering the church and follow the directions of the wardens to exit.)

The Holy Week and Easter Services at St Peter’s are as follows:

Palm Sunday Service (9.30am on the 28thMarch)

( including the reading of the Passion according to Mark)

Maundy Thursday at 8pm on the 1stApril ,The Service of the Last Supper

Good Friday at 11am on the 2nd April The Cross of Christ”

Easter Sunday 8am Holy Communion(BCP) 9.30am Parish Communion

I will pray for you all in the week ahead.

Tim

Canon Tim Marwood (Vicar of Petersham)

Fortnightly recordings of services

We will send out a recording of a Communion Service from St Peter's today.

Sunday Club and Youth Group continue on Zoom on Sunday Mornings in March, invitations are sent to families by email.

The Zoom Social at 10.30 – 11.15 on Thursday mornings - if you would like to join us for a chat, please contact the Parish Office to receive the link.

The Zoom Prayer Group is continuing on Tuesday nights at 8 pm. New members are welcome email st.peters.petersham@googlemail.com

Thank you for giving to the collection or by standing order, please consider signing a Gift Aid form. Please consider giving by standing order if you do not already. For details please email: st.peters.petersham@googlemail.com

Safeguarding arrangements at St Peter’s

The Parish Safeguarding Office for St. Peter’s is Fiona Sandford who can be contacted through pso.stpeterspetersham@gmail.com

If you would like to speak to a priest please telephone the Parish mobile (07786 958 514) or email the Parish Office.

· St Peter’s Church is open only on Sunday mornings. For the moment only keyholders who are part of the security monitoring arrangements may enter the church at any other time.

Church Copyright Licence Number 1910899

+ Streaming Licence Number 1220912

Music Reproduction Licence Number 1910909

PRS for Music Church Licence Number 1910916

photo of a drawing by S Vignoles




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