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St Francis Zoom Sunday Service

Saturday, November 21st, 2020

Virtual Services via Zoom link You are welcome to participate in our weekly live Zoom services. Sundays 10.30 am (time may change keep a lookout) Please contact Rev Diane Peters on dianerpeters@netscape.net Or Rev S Hodges on stefanie@mhodges.co.uk  or 01483 504228    

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St Francis Harvest Festival

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Hi everyone, Just in case you have missed the information re harvest this year- This year we will be having a harvest festival on zoom (hopefully including non zoom friends). This year we are asking for donations for water aid. I know some of you have taken up Stefanie’s suggestion to put 5p into a […]

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Homily – Focus

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

  St Francis Homily for Trinity 13-20, Using Psalm 119.33-40 and Rom 13.8-14 Several months ago, when lockdown started, we learned what was important and what was perhaps less so; trivial even. Toilet rolls were important, Flour amongst other basic food items became the focus of our need to grab what we could. Unfortunately a […]

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Prayer during COVID Times

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Good evening everyone I have been asked for more prayers to encourage you through this time and I am delighted that so many of you have found the previous materials useful. Please find below prayers put together by the church of England for such a time like this. I have put it in large print […]

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Quiz Night with St Francis

Friday, September 18th, 2020

    Here is the link for tonight’s quiz night. Doors open 7.15 for a 7.30 start. So far there are 14 quizzers but you are very welcome to invite friends or neighbours to join on zoom or ( but only if safe and socially distanced) to be with you. I have included the phone […]

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Homily- Include or Exclude

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

  Include or Exclude? The phrase all-inclusive is one we usually equate with holidays. You pay one price and everything is included even some things you might not be interested in. The readings set for today are also about inclusiveness – God’s inclusive love for all his creatures; and that includes some that we might […]

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Homily – Food for thought

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

  On the surface of it, the readings this morning are mostly about food. Food is high on the agenda and Distributing the ‘community food share’ is something high on our agenda to as part of our support and outreach at the moment. During this time it has been a privilege to get to know […]

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Homily – St Francis What’s next!

Monday, July 20th, 2020

  St Francis What’s next! Trinity 6   Romans 8:12-25 We are back! Praise God, for those who are able or wish to join together in services in Church buildings. Today’s Psalm speaks so clearly of how we might think at this exciting time. Psalm 86.11 (NLT) “Grant me purity of heart, so that I may […]

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CO_OP Food Share

Monday, July 20th, 2020

  St Francis Church are in partnership with the Co-op food share which gives away surplus food to anyone in the community, it will be available on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9.00am. if you could benefit from this please feel free to come along.no two days are the same, the food available will vary […]

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Homily – A Letter for the Times

Monday, July 6th, 2020

  A LETTER FOR THE TIMES As I was sorting some paperwork I came across this invaluable writing that was sent to me and I would like to share with you. May it encourage all of us? A letter from rev Dr. Carla Grosch-Miller Dear friends As I sit at me desk and write this, […]

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