Newsletter 14 February

I hope you are well and it’s good to know that some of you are managing to catch up electronically. 

Reflections from Rev Jonathan

Some thoughts for the week from Jonathan are attached.  This includes a link to a song. Click Here

St Mary’s News

Diocesan Sermon

This week the sermon is from Simon Foster.  It is attached as a PDF but if you prefer alternative formats you can download here – https://www.lichfield.anglican.org/diocesan-sermons-2021.php  

or click here

Ash Wednesday Services

Unfortunately, we will not be holding an Ash Wednesday service this year.  The Cathedral will be streaming a service which you could join in with.  You can find the links to it here along with lots of other Lent resources: https://www.lichfield-cathedral.org/lent/lent

The Bishop has also distributed a very short service which you may find useful and we have attached. Click here

Zoom Chat

Watch out for an email with a further invite.

Funerals

Upcoming funeral listed below.  Please remember this family, and all those suffering from bereavement at this time, in your prayers. 

Monday 15th February – Eliza Sweeney (Betty)

Thursday 18th February – William Hough

Numbers remain restricted so if you were thinking of attending any of these please check with Jonathan for advice.

Other Resources

Lichfield Cathedral are broadcasting virtual services.  The details are here https://www.lichfield-cathedral.org/welcome-back/together-in-worship-from-51120 along with lots of useful links.

Other Churches are streaming worship can be found on the A church Near You website – https://www.achurchnearyou.com/  

Church of England has services on line to watch and devotionals to download.  These are available at from the home page – Welcome to the Church of England’s official website | The Church of England

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