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Daily Blog (COVID-19) 14/6/2020 Sunday Services

by Emma Capps

Parish Eucharist 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 home delivery […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 13/6/2020 – St. Mary’s News #50

by Emma Capps

St. Mary’s News #50   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) 12/6/2020 – Friday Reflection

by Emma Capps

Friday 12th June: ST BARNABAS’ DAY (Translated from 11th June as that was Corpus Christi) Rev James Hair will be celebrating the Eucharist at his home in Bayly Avenue on behalf of the Friday Parish Hall congregation. COLLECT Bountiful God, giver of all gifts, who poured your Spirit upon your servant Barnabas and gave him […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 11/6/2020 – Story and Activity with Amy

by Emma Capps

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), Nick Knight (Tescos at Cosham), […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 11/6/2020

by Emma Capps

Today’s Reflection THE STORY OF A HYMN ADDS LIGHT ON THIS WEEK’S EVENTS … The popular hymn “Amazing grace” has a connection with the slave trade which we have been hearing a lot about this week. It was written in 1772 by an evangelical Anglican clergyman, John Newton, and was a reflection on his former […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 10/6/2020

by Emma Capps

Today’s reflection is a poem submitted by ROSEMARY PEAKE. It is written by Kitty O’Meara. The text is below, but you can also hear it and watch this video on: https://creativelyunited.org/and-the-people-stayed-home-a-poem/ “THE EARTH BEGAN TO HEAL” And the people stayed home. And they listened, and read books, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 9/6/2020

by Emma Capps

A church member (who wishes to remain anonymous writes) I had an odd dream last night [probably the result of hearing about several deaths recently] and wondered if you had an answer. In my dream I was at the gate of heaven and offered the chance to join those who had been special to me […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 8/6/2020

by Emma Capps

MONDAY FUNDAY You may have heard that there will be a gradual return to church, but with strict social distancing guidelines in place. We wondered what exactly this might look like. Fortunately Tony Gillam came across this video from a Baptist Church in Wales, and rather than re-invent the wheel, we are going to do […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 7/6/2020 Sunday Services

by Emma Capps

The Parish Eucharist 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 home delivery driver), […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 7/6/2020 – St. Mary’s News #49

by Emma Capps

St. Mary’s News #49   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), […]