Sunday February 13th 2022, The Third Sunday before Lent

Services for Sunday 13th February 2022
    10.00am Holy Communion service led by Revd Ian Price, live and online.
  You can watch online at 10.00am or later by clicking on:
  12 noon Baptism Service We welcome the family and friends of Clark Dunning and Frankie-Mae Middleton   
  6.30pm Wedding Service For Wedding Couples

We are now unable to provide words with our online streaming but have a limited number of hymn books and orders of service to help support people who can only access our services online. Please contact the office if you would like to borrow a pack.

Forthcoming services Wednesday   16th  February 10.00am Service Cancelled
  Sunday          20th  February 10.00am Holy Communion
  Wednesday  23rd  February  10.00am Holy Communion

1 Corinthians 15:12-20 
Luke 6:17-26

Eternal God,
whose Son went among the crowds
and brought healing with his touch;
help us to show his love
in your Church as we gather together,
and by our lives as they are transformed
into the image of Christ our Lord. AMEN

Please remember in your prayers: Sally MacLaurin, Bernard Broadhead, Pat Walker, Edith Hobson, Joan Jones, Malcolm Styan, Margaret Bennett, Faye Jowle, Joel Bird and Emily.  

Kath Manning’s funeral will take place at St Johns at 10.00am on Wednesday 16th February. Please remember Kath and her family in your prayers. 

The funeral of Eileen Mary Parker will take place at St Johns on Monday 28th February.
Please remember Eileen’s family in your prayers.

Coffee after the Sunday services - 11.45am by Zoom
We invite you to 'virtual after (or before??) service refreshments, by clicking on the link below at 11.45am or afterwards.
Please bring your own coffee or?

Church open for private prayer The church will be open for private prayer every day  9.30am - 4.00pm. Volunteers for the unlocking and locking rota are needed. Please contact the Parish Office if this is something you could help with 412328.

Concerning Covid precautions Following our understanding of government regulations, advice and common sense please remember to wear a face mask unless you are exempt, sanitise your hands and if possible, please take lateral flow tests before coming to church. Being treble jabbed does reduce the risks considerably, but not completely, we are leaving it to individuals to make their own choices, and we are delighted that we can provide the online option for most of the services.

The Parish Office opening hours The office is open to visitors Wednesday to Friday  9.30 –12.00pm.

Church Flowers We are very grateful for all the kind donations towards the flowers in church. Thank you.

No 10.00am Communion on Wednesday 16th February. There will NOT be a 10.00am Wednesday morning communion service on 16th February as it is Kath Manning’s funeral at 10.00am on that date. 

Deanery Support for School Governors The Deanery is compiling a list of School Governors, to offer support and/or training. Please let Kathy Crawshaw-Moore, Deanery Administrator know if you are a School Governor.

Safeguarding Training – ‘In person’ training day
Monday 28th March, St Matthew's Church, Renishaw
We are aware that there are some people across the diocese who are unable to use computers, and therefore have difficulty in accessing the Basic and Foundation training (which is e-learning), and Leadership Training which is on Zoom. We are providing an opportunity for a limited number of people to attend this training in person.  

Basic Awareness 9.15 - 10.30am
Safeguarding Foundations 11.00am - 12.30pm
Safeguarding Leadership 1.00 - 4.00pm

Places are limited, booking is essential by Thursday 17th March at the latest. Please contact to reserve places for people, stating which course/s are required, providing the person’s name, their church and parish, and role.

More information on Safeguarding training can be found on our website or by email

Boxes of giving envelopes. Katherine Shaw is organising the giving envelope boxes, if anyone no longer wants them please either let her know directly or via the office, if you have had them previously and she doesn’t hear from you there will be a pack with your name on. 

Last 11.15am Family Service. It was lovely to see lots of people at the Service, which was full of worship, fun, music and a little congregation participation. Thank you to Rob for playing the music for us and to the Children’s Work Team for planning and leading the service. We are looking forward to the all new ‘Worship together’ Services which are planned for the third Sunday in the month at 10.00am.

Organ Recital. The next ‘Wednesday at Eight Organ Recital’ will be on April 6th and Nigel Gotteri will be playing.