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SUNDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2020 AT 11:15am

Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) Via Zoom

Please note that the Annual Parochial Church Meeting is to be held as a Zoom meeting on Sunday October 25 at 11.15 am.
If you wish to attend please let the Parish Office know by phone message on 01293 344860 or email: office@stalbansgossopsgreen.co.uk and you will then receive the Annual Report and Accounts for your careful perusal before the date of the meeting.
We will also in due course send you the Zoom invitation by email. If you are not able to Zoom, you might like to make an arrangement to (safely) visit someone who can Zoom with you.

Downloads for the meeting:

The Annual Trustees Reports and Accounts

APCM 2020 Agenda and Final 2019/20 Reports

St. Alban’s Live-Stream Sunday Service

Join us for our weekly live-stream of our Sunday Holy Communion Service.

This will be live-streamed on our Facebook Page, but it will also be embedded below for you to watch here on our website.  So please tune in for 9.30am each Sunday.

If you have a Facebook account and would prefer to watch live on Facebook, then you can access our page via the link below.

To watch on our Facebook Page, click this link.

Service sheet for 18th October 2020 – Click here to download a pdf copy

If you’ve missed any service, then you can watch in our archive by clicking HERE

Giving via the Givt App

Due to technical difficulties, we’re unable to accept giving by PayPal at this time.

However you can still give using the Givt App.

Click here to find out how

Faith in Action – Highlights across the Diocese of Chichester during Coronavirus

This video from the Diocese of Chichester, is a celebration of the work that has been done in the diocese in recent months as we continue to thank God for faithful witness through difficult times. It was circulated earlier in the year, but here’s another chance for anyone who missed it.

Rev’d Lizzi Green’s Ordination – 3rd October

A recording of the Live-Streamed Ordination and a few photos from various contributors of our Rev’d Lizzi Green’s Ordination, which took place at St Alban’s Church on Saturday 3rd October at 3pm.

Download a copy of the Order of Service Sheet by CLICKING HERE

St. Alban’s

Sunday Services

We are delighted to let you know that we have resumed Sunday Services at 9.30 am each week.

To comply with the Church of England and Government guidance on public worship the services will be very different from what we are used to and, because of social distancing measures, limited numbers will be able to attend on any given week.

If you would like to attend please book through the parish office by 2pm on each Wednesday.
Email office@stalbansgossopsgreen.co.uk or ring 01293 344 860 on Wednesday only.

Please be sure to wait for confirmation that you been booked in if you email or ring and leave a message. Please give a contact number for confirmation and for track and trace records. If, following the service you find you have symptoms, please let us know.

Due to the limited numbers we are able to fit into the church this will be on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. If capacity is reached you may be asked to wait until the following week. Online services will continue for those who are unable to attend.

Face coverings by all those attending is now compulsory for places of worship, from the 8th of August, as  per government guidlines issued on the 31st July.

There will not be toilet facilities available at the present time, neither will there be a Junior Church or crèche provision.
See the end of this email for more information about how the services will be arranged.

St. Alban’s

 Private Prayer

For various reasons, the Church will no longer be left unlocked on Thursdays for private prayer.  If you would like to gain access to the Church for private prayer on Thursday afternoons, please contact either Rev. Ann on 01293 277 078 or Rev. Lizzi on 01293 421 155 who will unlock the Church for you.

When attending the Church, please observe the precautions that we have all become accustomed to, including social distancing and the use of hand gel which will be made available, on both entering and exiting the Church. Specific details to enable safe use of the church are given on the entrance doors and inside the building.

 

For your safety, we ask that you remain in the nave during your private prayer and that you do not move the chairs from their marked positions on the floor or venture into taped off areas.

 

Thank you and God bless.

NHS COVID-19 APP/Track and Trace App

The NHS COVID-19/Test and Trace App is is now available to download to your smartphone.  For more information about the NHS COVID-19 App, or for help on how to download it, please visit this link.
In addition to this, we will be displaying a track and trace QR code at St Alban’s Church, the Church Hall and the Bewbush Barn. So if you have a smart phone with the App, you can simply scan the QR code to check in, instead of physically signing in when you visit.

This Time Tomorrow

You can see an archive of our ‘This Time Tomorrow’ videos, via our ‘Photos & Videos’ drop down menu, under 2020.  Or CLICK HERE

Unfortunately there is no ‘This Time Tomorrow’ for this week (2nd August).

16th August

9th August

Building Development Appeal

Buildings Development Appeal

Click below for more information on current projects, including the urgent need to repair the Church tower.

Easyfundraising

EasyFundRaising

Fundraise for St. Alban’s just by shopping online!!

Now that’s easy!

Worship from Home

In light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, and the suspension of services until further notice, the Church of England has put together some useful resources to enable worship from home.

https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-daily-prayer

https://pray-as-you-go.org

 https://www.24-7prayer.com

You may also like to listen along with Christian radio station – Premier is good for this. 

https://tunein.com/radio/Premier-Christian-Radio-1332-s17132/

Praying at Home Booklet

Prayer resources for those who are unable to meet together.  Click Here to download.

Finding Out

More Information

About Us

Learn more about the Parish Church for Gossops Green & Bewbush

Out of the Box

Our new Family Service, 2nd Sunday of each month.

Worship

All our welcome!  Information on our weekly Services at St. Alban’s