Coronavirus: Covid-19

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Services and meetings
For the time being the Church of England, in accordance with Government instructions, has closed all church buildings. However we are streaming a short service at 10am every Sunday morning. You can find this week’s service by clicking here.

Our streamed Easter services are as follows:

Maundy Thursday       Reflection 6.00pm
Good Friday                Reflection at the cross 1.30pm
Easter Sunday             Service 10am

In line with Government guidelines on meeting, we’ve also suspended Oasis, youth work groups, home groups, Alpha, and prayer meetings.

We’re continuing to worship and pray at home looking to God to deliver us, asking for his help for those who are suffering bereavement, ill health and fear; praying for those in the medical profession working so hard and at risk to themselves to care for others; asking for breakthroughs for scientists researching the virus and for wisdom for our leaders in all areas of our life.

For our suggestions of various prayer resources, including services, please click here.

Community Support
We want to help as best we can. If you live locally and would like to offer practical help to someone, or if you would like to receive practical support or a phone call – someone to call to check that you are ok –   please email the church office (click here) or call us on 01730 302695. The church office is currently closed with our Administrator working from home, but the answer phone will be checked daily. We’d love to help if we can.

As the church building is closed we can no longer collect food bank donations from the church and yet these donations are even more important now than ever. Please leave food for the Food Bank at Petersfield Methodist church in Station Road between 10am and 12noon on Mondays and Wednesdays.

In all of this let us continue to look to God. He is bigger than the coronavirus pandemic, large as that is. And he is for us. This does not mean that no bad thing will ever happen to us, but it does mean that whatever happens, he is with us in it and that, just as Good Friday is followed by Easter Day, he is more than able to bring us through.