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Latest News

A Long Wait
December 1st, 2017 Posted by: Angela Pursey Posted in: Latest News, St Matthews Matters

Charles Montagu writes “It’s been a year now – more than a year – since our interregnum began,” said one church warden to another. Is that a long wait? In a way, yes. But there are other waits that have been much longer. Paul wrote to the Galatians:  But when the set time had fully …read the full article.

One Year Later
November 6th, 2017 Posted by: Mary Parish Posted in: Latest News, St Matthews Matters

Many people would be glad for a one-year anniversary.  The day they met their best friend;  their wedding day;  when they passed their driving test;  a niece or nephew’s first birthday;  the day they left high school… the list could go on.  And in some way or other, they’d want to be saying “Happy Birthday!” …read the full article.

Mission Prayer Focus 2017
November 5th, 2017 Posted by: Angela Pursey Posted in: Latest News, Mission Support

Mission Sunday Prayers 2017

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Service Times

08:45 am

1st Sunday - Holy Communion
2nd Sunday - Morning Prayer
3rd Sunday - Holy Communion
4th Sunday - Morning Prayer

In St. Matthew's Chancel. Liturgical but relaxed with either traditional hymns or gentle choruses using the piano.
10:30 am

1st Sunday - Service of Prayer, Children's service
2nd Sunday - Holy Communion
3rd Sunday - Service of Prayer
4th Sunday - Holy Communion

Contemporary music with children's talk, bible readings and sermon. Relaxed within the normal liturgical elements of the Church of England.
Separate children's service on 1st week otherwise Sunday clubs.

Upcoming Events


4 pm & 6 pm
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Christmas Day

Family Communion

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Sermons are now recorded digitally and available online. We'd really appreciate feedback on this feature, so please do get in touch with any comments or suggestions

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Christ the King
November 28th, 2017

Stay Awake
November 20th, 2017
Jonathan Frank

Remembrance Sunday
November 13th, 2017