Sunday 8th November 2020
Remembrance Sunday

Communion Service at 10:30am

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Theme: Remembering

Lead: Isobelle

Readings: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-end, Matthew 25:1-13

Talk: Rev Sandra

Sunday 15th November 2020
2nd Sunday before Advent

Service at 10:30am

Lead: Rev Sandra

Readings: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:14-30

Talk: Philip

LET'S PRAY!

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 Alice who is admitted in the hospital.
  • for St Matthews Church; 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.
  • for all church members who are facing challenges and going through difficult times.
  • for persecuted Christians all over the world, especially those in locations where they are killed in large numbers.
  • for the bereaved, for those suffering with, and the families of those who have died from, the Coronavirus.
  • for the lonely, the homeless people, especially during the cold weather, and exposure to the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • for St Matthews Church, faith partners and the ministry at Westfield; 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
  • for Nigeria for calm and peace following the protest and killing of innocent citizens
  • for all those who are giving for their loved ones
  • for the sick and for Those who care for them
For PRAYER REQUESTS : Click this link and complete our prayer request form




NOTICES & INFORMATION

Remember to download the NHS Track and Trace App

Following the Governments Lockdown announcement, all public services during November will be suspended at St Matthews. There will be a Livestream Service on facebook every Sunday and it will be available later on YouTube. Please join us online to participate in our act of worship each week.

Coronavirus Guidelines :
The Church of England has revised guidance for us to follow: Guidance for parishes.
The NHS guidelines are here: Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Continue to pray for St Matthews mission and ministry as we share the love of Christ to the community around us and beyond. Pray for the sick and the bereaved.

Inquiries for Baptism and confirmation can be sent to Rev Christy. Contact via email or on 07723 323 259. Novembers confirmation service at St John's Church has been put off until January.



Please do prayerfully consider serving as a PCC member

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.
To protect our community we no longer accept cash donations or offerings.
Kindly contact our treasurer; izzy_al@hotmail.com who can assist you in setting up a Standing Order or Direct Debit for the church.
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
2 Corinthians 9:7


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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