Online Service – Sunday 7 March

Third Sunday of Lent

Sid Mitchell (LLM-in-training) will be leading the service this Sunday, Katharine Bacon (LLM) will be preaching, Edward Hine will be leading us in intercessions, Sally Stothard will be bringing us the bible readings and Dorothy Thompson will be leading us in sung worship.

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We hope that as many as possible will watch this video at

10.30 am on Sunday 5 March

You might find it helpful to display a copy of the Weekly Notices side-by-side with the video or have a printed copy handy. The responses for the congregation will appear as subtitles in the video, but if you would like to download a copy of the Order of Service, please click here and the file will open in a new tab.

The video will remain on the website afterwards, so that you can watch it again later (or for the first time, if you missed it before!)

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Time for a Cuppa

We are replicating the tradition of ‘refreshments’ after the service with an online Zoom meeting at 11.30 am. You will obviously have to provide your own tea/coffee and cake/biscuits, but you should be able to enjoy the company of others who have shared in the service and catch up with news. For reasons of online security, we no longer publish Zoom links in the Weekly Notices or on our website. Please click here to subscribe to receive regular invitation links by email, ensuring you tick the Time for a Cuppa box along with any other types of update you would like to receive from us. You can contact Robin Coles if you haven’t yet subscribed and need the link for this Sunday’s meeting. If you haven’t used Zoom before, click here for some guidelines on how to get started.

We would love to know how many are joining us in these services and what you think of them. We can tell how many 'views' we get through YouTube but we have no idea how many are watching each screen or what you thought!

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Yours in Christ,

Reverend Rachel Mitchell

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The next scheduled online service is on Sunday 14 March at 10.30 am. Check the website beforehand for details.