Worship at Home

Important Notice about Public Worship
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England Churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus.

This means all services across the Tove Benefice (Towcester, Greens Norton, Easton Neston & Bradden) are suspended and all churches will be closed following government advice. Please read the Archbishops most statement and join us along with the Archbishops in prayers.
Until further notice there will be no Church weddings or baptisms.  Funerals can still take place by only at the graveside or in crematoriums and only in line with the Prime minister’s Statement.
If you wish to speak with Revd Paula or Revd Lulu the number is 01327 350459.
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Sunday 5th April 2020 - Palm Sunday 

Today is Palm Sunday - the day when Christians celebrate Jesus' triumphant arrival in Jerusalem. In church we'd normally receive Palm Crosses and have them blessed. Obviously this year we can't do that so here is a video of how to make a Palm Cross. Even our 5 year old was able to help make this and we have put it on display  at the vicarage window - where might you put yours?? 

Alterntively You may like to colour this Bible Mat designed by the Go Team from Bath & Wells Dicoese - .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also on Palm Sunday our thoughts also turn to the passion narrative - this past week the deanery clergy have recorded Matthew's Passion and that is also below for you to view.  Get yourself a mug of something sit back and watch this 20mins video...

Friday 3rd April 2020 

As we prepare for Palm Sunday and Holy Week here is the weekly mailing ready for viewing  - lots of sugegstions for worship and resources for durign this period of time.  This week is especially important to Christians so we are grateful to those who have provided reflections for this week.  

    Monday : Revd Paula Challen on John 12:1-11 [reading] [reflection]
    Tuesday : Revd Lynda Randall on John 12:20-36 [reading] [reflection]
    Wednesday : Dr Paul Kybird on John 13:21-32 [reading] [reflection]
    Maundy Thursday : Revd Lulu Pelly on John 13:1-17, 31b-35 [reading] [reflection]
    Holy Saturday : Ven David Painter on John 19:38 - 42 [reading] [reflection] 

On Good Friday we were looking forward to welcoming members of West Buckingham Benefice Choir who alongside our Benefice Choir who were going to lead a service of music and reflections entitled "Agnus Dei" Michael Tinsley is in the process of pulling together the music and the readings for your personal reflection this will be uploaded to here shortly. 

Here also is a link to the weekly news  in addition to the readings for the week there is a list of names of people who have asked us to pray for them.  


Friday 27th March 2020 

Revd Paula weekly mailing is ready for viewing - please let us know if you would like to be added to our distribution list.  This week includes a snippet of an article by our new curate Angela Hammett & worship ideas for this weekend including the reflection from Ven David Painter on Sundays gospel (see link below).

The April Magazine has been delivered to homes if you normally pick up your copy from church then click here to view it this month. 

A reflection by Ven David Painter on this Sunday's Gospel passage - The Raising of Lazarus

 

Saturday 21st March 2020

As we approach this first Sunday, Mothering Sunday, and we begin to work through how we become a "different sort of chruch". Revd Paula has written a second weekly mailing  which contains ideas and resources for us all as we worship in our home this weekend.    These will be produced on a weekly basis with thoughts and ideas during the next few weeks.  

 

Friday 20th March 2020

Link to the weekly news including the bible readings for this coming week 

 

Thursday 19th March 2020 

A video from Bishop Donald offering guidance and assurance regarding the changes to worship following the coronavirus outbreak.

Wednesday 18th March 2020 

Today Revd Paula sent out this Pastoral Letter to people across the Benefice.  If you would like to be added to our email address list please email the Benefice Office  


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