This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent, and the start of a new liturgical year. Advent is a season of hope as we prepare to celebrate Christmas and the birth of Christ. This year, we need the hope of Advent more than ever as our world is very different to last year. We can
Rodbourne Helping Hand – Christmas Joy Earlier in the year at the start of the first lockdown, a group of people set up the Rodbourne Helping Hand Group to help those who were struggling during the lockdown. It was amazing seeing our community pull together at a difficult time to help those in need. As
Our services and events for Remembrance are: Remembrance Sunday – 8th November 2020 – 10.45am – Remembrance Service The service will be streamed on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/swinstaug Our annual service for Remembrance Sunday where we will remember the 80 men named on our war memorials, and all those who have died in conflicts
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates Following recent changes in the Government guidelines during the Coronavirus outbreak, from 13th June, we are able to open the church for individual prayer and reflection, providing that social distancing measures are maintained. To ensure we have the correct, and most safe, measures in place, the church will re-open for individual prayer
On Friday 8th May, we commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day – when the Second World War ended in Europe. We will be broadcasting a special service service of commemoration and remembrance for the 75th anniversary at 10.45am on our Facebook page. The service takes the form of a service or prayer and reflection,
Studying the Lord’s Prayer and what it means During Lent we’ll be using the Pilgrim Course to look deeper at the Lord’s Prayer – familiar words, that we pray often at St Augustine’s, but don’t always get a chance to reflect on what it says about God, what is says about us and how Jesus
Every Third Sunday of the Month at 6pm A quiet informal service with silence, prayer, music and lots of candles. A time to be still in the hustle and bustle of life. All welcome – come and try it.
Messy Church takes place on the third Saturday of each month at 11am. at St Augustine’s Church in Summers Street Messy Church is an informal time, not just for the kids, of craft, fun, celebration and we usually end with a simple lunch together. All are welcome to come along, and it’s free. Dates for 2019
Breakfast with the Bible is our monthly breakfast and discussion group. It meets on the first Sunday of the month at 9am. At each meeting, we look at a bible reading (sometimes the gospel reading of the day), and discussion usually centres around that reading – it is very informal and there are no right
Saturday 21st December 11.00am – 1.00pm A time of Christmas themed crafts, stories, food and fun for children of all ages (accompanied by an adult). It’s free, lunch is included and all are welcome to come along and join in the fun.