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Latest News

To Robe or not to Robe – that is the question
August 3rd, 2018 Posted by: Angela Pursey Posted in: Articles, Latest News

Paul says… At our June PCC we discussed wearing robes in our Sunday Services as many churches no longer wear robes and there is no longer a requirement to do so in the Church of England. As the PCC suggested positives and negatives we realised that there might be good mission reasons for making this …read the full article.

More than a Bagel
August 3rd, 2018 Posted by: Angela Pursey Posted in: Articles, Latest News

More than a Bagel  A few years ago, Lynn and went on a short holiday to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. With kids, our usual holiday had been camping so it was years since we had been on a plane and we arrived at the airport slightly nervous and overly early. To while away the …read the full article.

Complaints Policy
July 25th, 2018 Posted by: Angela Pursey Posted in: Latest News

complaints policy

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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
2nd Sunday - Family 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.
All children and young people remain in the service on the Second Sunday and share in communion with the whole Church.

Upcoming Events

Harvest Lunch

After 10:30 Service
St Matthew's Church Hall
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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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August 19th, 2018
Paul Taylor

August 12th, 2018
Paul Taylor

Living free
July 29th, 2018
Sara-Jane Stevens