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Parish News - Extra - 6th March 2021
         
Here is Wednesdays service for those who didn't get chance to see it. Please click on the link below to access the video:
                                                                
 
Weekly Online Services

We are now offering two online worship services each week which you can access by going to our website.
Every Sunday at 10am there will be a longer pre recorded service (about half hour) which is a bit more like our traditional Sunday service.
Every Wednesday at 10am there will be the shorter video with worship by John and his guitar (which will also be sent out via the Parish news each week to our whole Parish for those who haven't seen it.)
These two services are being added to our website at the times that we used to hold our weekly services in church. We hope that you will enjoy both of these regular online videos and that it provides you with the spiritual refreshment you need until we can meet again for worship together!

Our next service is Sunday 7th March 10am. We look forward to welcoming you!



You can access the services by clicking on this link:
https://www.alrewasallsaints.church/
 
 
All Saints Church is open from 9am til 3pm every day for private prayer and for you to come in and reflect during this period of Lent.
Lent Discussion Group

This continues this week - please check out the link below if you haven't yet seen the details of this years study which is for all churches in our benefice.

https://www.alrewasallsaints.church/activities/lent-discussion-group


 



All Saints Church is heavily dependent on voluntary donations and income from events in order to fulfil its ministry to the local and wider communities. The continuing pandemic is having a material impact on our income. If you feel able, and would like to support us at this time, donations can be made as detailed below. With our huge thanks and appreciation for your support!

To Donate

Text

21ALREWAS followed by the amount

To 70085

e.g. to donate £10 text 21ALREWAS10

Texts cost the amount of your donation plus one standard rate message.

Alternatively go to our Just Giving Page - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/All-Saints-Church-Alrewas
 

St. Stephen’s Church

 Fradley

 
Sunday 7th March


Online Worship

St David & St Chad


Please click on the link below to access


https://youtu.be/3mdAaK6MOR4


live at 10.30am
   
St Stephen’s in Fradley           7th March 2021                                                                                     
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It is with much sadness that St Stephen’s has taken the difficult decision to suspend
Public Worship in the church building.
 St Stephen’s Church remains open 10am-3pm daily for private prayer but we urge you to observe the hygiene rules and keeping social distancing whilst there.
The Government Guidelines specify the following where a church is open for Individual Prayer:                  ‘A person or single household entering the bulding to pray on their own’.
St Stephen’s now has the official NHS COVID19 App for Track & Trace.
Please log in when in the building if you have the app downloaded on your phone.
 
 
            I don’t know if you have delved into any of the Church of England ‘Live Lent’ series of articles? These stimulate a bit of thought and reflection in this journey through Lent and are worth exploring.
            This week the continuing theme has been ‘story’. One of the reasons Songs of Praise on BBC TV has been one of the longest running series of its genre (nearly 60 years) is that it shared extraordinary stories of ordinary people.
Most of us are not called to be great orators but all of us have a story to tell – our own story. And those stories of life, faith and experience draw in those who hear them. Sharing our story touches peoples’ hearts; it is what generations of followers of Christ have done over the centuries. You tell your story not just for yourself but for others; you can be the inspiration others need and welcome.
So, a prayer………                                                                         
 Loving God, every person we meet has a story to share.
Help us to take the time to listen, to pay attention, and to be enriched by what we hear.
Elizabeth

 
Churchyard      
Do have a look at our lovely churchyard.
The ‘Churchyard Gang’ have been working hard in it and it is looking beautiful
as the 1000 daffodils planted last year are just coming into bloom.
 
The Diary
Sunday 7th March 10.30am    Online Worship for the 3rd Sunday of Lent - see poster for link
               
The Lent Study Course   on The Stations of the Cross can accessed on https://vimeo.com/showcase/8127560
Wednesday 10th March 7-8pm Discussion Group following Session 3 of the Lent Study Course. Please email revdashleyhines@gmail.com for the Zoom link to join this discussion
 
Wednesday 17th March 3pm Events Committee Meeting by Zoom
 
Wednesday 24th March 7pm PCC meeting by Zoom
 
A Prayer for the 3rd Sunday of Lent
Eternal God,
give us insight to discern your will for us,
to give up what harms us, and to seek the perfection we are promised
in Jesus Christ our Lord.
 
Readings: Exodus 20.1-17      1 Corinthians 18-25   John 2. 13-22
 
 Please do contact us if you have any prayer requests.  Morning Prayer (said privately by the clergy) and Sunday Services all include prayers, for the world, for the church, for the community and for individuals. If you would like us to pray for anyone please get in touch.
 
Resources for Lent from The Church Of England   https://www.churchofengland.org 
            Lent 2021 - a season of reflection and preparation

#LiveLent: God's story, Our story

 
FRADLEY COMMUNITY CHOIR  
Fradley Community Choir are an enthusiastic group of amateurs who enjoy singing together, entertaining the local community, raising money for local charities and need a new choir leader!
The Choir meets on Tuesday evenings in St. Stephen’s Church, Fradley (when Covid rules allow!)
Please contact JULIA for more details 07718077868
 
EAW 6th March 2021
Can you help to support St Stephens Church?
 




St Stephens Church is heavily dependent on voluntary donations and income from events in order to fulfil its ministry to the local and wider communities. The continuing pandemic is having a material impact on our income.
If you feel able, and would like to support us at this time,
donations can be made via our Just Giving page or by text.
With our huge thanks and appreciation!

 
https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ststephensfradley
 
Text -  21FRADLEY to 70085 followed by an amount
e.g. to donate £10 –  text 21FRADLEY10
 

Texts cost the amount of your donation plus one standard rate message.
               

Church Contacts

Vicar:                        Revd Preb John W Allan.  Email: revdjohnallan@revdjohnallan.plus.com
                                 The Vicarage, Church Road, Alrewas, Burton on Trent DE13 7BT        01283 790486
 

Associate Minister:   Revd Elizabeth Wall          Email: ayton265@gmail.com
                                 Gaia Cottage. 15 Gaia Lane, Lichfield. WS13 7LW                                01543 254891

Curate:                     Rev'd Ashley Hines      Email: revdashleyhines@gmail.com                  07733 595893

          
Reader                      Mrs Carole Ellis
                                  49 Heritage Court, Lichfield                                                                    01543 254448

Reader                      Dorothy Giles                                                                                          01283 487831

All Saints, Alrewas
http://alrewasallsaints.church/

Wardens:                  Mr Ian Kirkland, 29 Micklehome Drive                                                   01283 790622 
                         Mr John Feathers,                                                                                  01283 791842
Assistant Warden:    Mr Edward Gould                                                                                    07896 929113
PCC Secretary:       Ms Laura Jacks,                                                                                      07904 774589
PCC Treasurer:       Mr Nick Kilford,  Email: treasurer@alrewasallsaints.church    
               07912 359237
Organists:                 Mr David Hall and Mr Chris Greenhalgh
Captain of Ringers:  Mr David Hall                                                                                          01283 792464
Church Flowers:       Mrs M Johnson                                                                                       
Pastoral Care:          Mrs Julie Willis,                                                                                       01283 791719
Children's society:    Mr and Mrs Peter & Lynn Lerigo,                                                            01283 791544
St Stephen's, Fradley
 
Warden:                 Vacancy 
PCC Secretary:      Mrs Jenny Summers 12 Bailye Close, Streethay, Lichfield WS13 8LD   01543 263359
PCC Treasurer:      Mr Nick Kilford   Email:  treasurerststephensfradley@gmail.com            07912 359237
Altar Flowers:         Mrs Elaine Lloyd, 34 Long Lane                                                               01283 790655
St Leonard's, Wychnor
 
Warden:                  Mrs Frances Mayes, Blackenhall Lodge,
                               The Green, Barton under needwood                                                        01283 713058
PCC Secretary:      Mrs Jackie Coates, Keeper's House, Wychnor                                        01543 473173
PCC Treasurer:     Mrs Karen Mercer, Hill Farm, Wychnor                                                     01283 791515

 
Parish News

Editors:                   Mrs Nikki Burns                                               email: nikkiburns152@hotmail.com

 
Alrewas Methodist Church
Minister: Revd Joanna Thornton 01543 253744
61 Burton Road, Streethay, Lichfield WS13 8LR  email:
revjo@hotmail.co.uk  
Steward: Mrs Pam Handscomb 01543 257594
Bookings: Mr John Henley 01283 752016
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