Following the Archbishop's directives in line with the corona virus pandemic, all organised church services are withheld till further notice.
THE COLLECT FOR THIS SUNDAY
You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this unprecedented time.
If you need prayer for anything please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or leave a message on 020 8221 0902.
We still have Church Service every Sunday via zoom video or zoom phone call at 10:30am;
Join us if you can. Please email to request the link.
Bible study is also happening over zoom on Wednesdays at 8pm. Join us if you are interested. We will be studying the book of Hebrews from next week.
Please continue to follow the government guideline to keep safe and well.
God of love, passionate and strong, tender and careful: watch over us and hold us all the days of our life: through Jesus Christ our Lord.
2 Chronicles 7:14
"if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven,
and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land".
PRAYERS FOR THE WEEK
- for us here.
- for wisdom, discernment, and clear vision as we explore growth in all areas of the church.
- that we may be united in the services of God's Kingdom here at St Matthew's.
- for all those who use the church.
- for all church members who are facing challenges and going through difficult times.
- for church members:
for Joyce, in Bakers Court;
for Christy's Mum, for full recovery;
for Johnson, for a full recovery after brain surgery;
for Alphonsus, Suzan's husband;
for Matthew, Alice's grandson who is not well;
for Louise, elderly and living on her own;
- for all those who are ill whose names are not mentioned.
- for persecuted Christians all over the world, especially those in locations where they are killed in large numbers.
- for the lonely and the bereaved.
- for the homeless people, especially during the cold weather, and exposure to the Coronavirus pandemic.
- for those suffering with, and the families of those who have died from, the Coronavirus
- for the ministry at Westfield.
NOTICES & INFORMATION
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus.
Daily Hope, offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line.
Call 0800 804 8044
Our Vision for St Matthews
We are a church centred on prayer, worship and scripture & committed to God and to each other.
Jesus's example motivates us to love, care for and support those in our local community and the wider world.
We welcome everyone into our community of faith and aim to encourage and inspire so that all may flourish and grow.
The Church of England has issued guidance for us to follow:
Guidance for parishes
The NHS guidelines are here:
Please do prayerfully consider serving as a PCC member
Forms and more information will be made available soon via e-mail.
Please prayerfully consider
joining the Prayer Ministry Team here at St Matthews. Necessary training will be given, open to all members. This is an important act of love and support we can give each other.
Giving is part of our call to discipleship.
You can give and support the Church regularly by setting up a Standing Order for St Matthews Church. Please email for information.
Facebook & Twitter:
You can now follow what's happening at St Matthews by following us on Facebook
, keep yourself right up to date!
If you would like to put any information on the notice sheet for Sunday, let Christy know in writing on the Monday prior.
Talk to Rev. Christy about:
Baptism, Wedding, Bible Study and Volunteering.
See Our Contact
page for how to get in touch