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Daily Blog (COVID-19) 09/07/2020

by Emma Capps

Did you know that we love to do family shout outs for special days on facebook? If you would like to have your family member recognised for something they have done or for their special day please let us know. Today – 9th July THIS IS A SPECIAL MONTH FOR ELLIS AND JACQUI WHEATLEY. Special […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 08/07/2020

by Emma Capps

QUESTION: “I’ve been thinking about the verse in Matthew 7:6 “Do not give what is holy to what is unholy and do not throw your pearls before swine …” It sounds a bit harsh and judgmental calling people ‘dogs, swine, unholy’ and refusing to give to them, and seems to contradict verse 1 ‘Judge not’ […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 07/07/2020

by Emma Capps

Today’s reflection is from Julia Jennings IT CAN BE HARD TO TELL OTHERS I’M A CHRISTIAN A few weeks ago, the Dismissal at the end of the Eucharist included these words: “send us out in the power of your spirit to live and work to your praise and glory”. I found faith only a short […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 06/07/2020 – St Mary’s News #53

by Emma Capps

St Mary’s News #53   ONGOING PRAYER REQUESTS DOCTORS: Damian Mayo, Jenny Mayo, Charlotte Cox NURSES: Caroline Frost, Penny Hensman, Ruth Tunski, Jenny Olding, Stephanie Smith POLICE: Tom Wrenn, Scott Brodrick (RN) FUNERAL DIRECTORS: Ian Parker NURSING HOMES: Jemma Frizelle RETAIL AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Chris Jones (Sainsbury’s home delivery driver), Christine Horton (BP Garage, Portchester), […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 5/7/2020 – Sunday Services

by Emma Capps

The Parish Eucharist   The Later Morning Service       ONGOING PRAYER REQUESTS DOCTORS: Damian Mayo, Jenny Mayo, Charlotte Cox NURSES: Caroline Frost, Penny Hensman, Ruth Tunski, Jenny Olding, Stephanie Smith POLICE: Tom Wrenn, Scott Brodrick (RN) FUNERAL DIRECTORS: Ian Parker NURSING HOMES: Jemma Frizelle RETAIL AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Chris Jones (Sainsbury’s home delivery […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 4/7/2020

by Emma Capps

Welcome back St Mary’s Tea Room Hope to meet old and new friends again this weekend. Please support us as we start upon again in these challenging and still restricting circumstances.

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 3/7/2020 – Friday Reflection

by Emma Capps

Friday 3rd July: THE FEAST OF ST THOMAS, THE APOSTLE Reflection by Rev James Hair READINGS: Ephesians 2:19-22 John 20:24-29. It is interesting to see how Covid has given us different spectacles for reading Holy Scripture. For instance: “The doors were shut…….” “Stay at home” we were told. Close the places of worship, to set […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 2/7/2020

by Emma Capps

Thursday 2nd July. Today’s reflection is a song recommended by JUDITH KERBY called ‘In the presence of Jehovah’ Judith writes, “A few days ago a good friend recommended this song to me. It has had such a calming effect and been such a blessing to me that I thought, why not share it?” In this […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 1/7/2020

by Emma Capps

Wednesday 1st July TODAY’S REFLECTION IS FROM JULIA JENNINGS Response to the Blessing Song The internet, I have always thought, can be both wonderful and terrible but I do believe that there is a reason why this pandemic has happened at a time when we can connect online with people from all over the world. […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 28/6/2020 – Sunday Services and Junior Church

by Emma Capps

The Parish Eucharist   The Later Morning Service   Junior Church at Home ONGOING PRAYER REQUESTS DOCTORS: Damian Mayo, Jenny Mayo, Charlotte Cox NURSES: Caroline Frost, Penny Hensman, Ruth Tunski, Jenny Olding, Stephanie Smith POLICE: Tom Wrenn, Scott Brodrick (RN) FUNERAL DIRECTORS: Ian Parker NURSING HOMES: Jemma Frizelle RETAIL AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Chris Jones (Sainsbury’s […]