COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Page Updated: Thursday 7th January 2021 (Changes in bold blue text) Following the announcement by the Prime Minister last Monday and the national lockdown, we have been praying and talking about our response to the situation. In order to keep people safe, and play our part in fighting COVID-19, we have taken the decision

Advent Sunday

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

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

Advent and Christmas 2020

Christmas this year at St Augustine’s 2020 has been a year like no other. We are hoping to offer a little bit of normality over the Christmas period, and are looking to host most of our usual Christmas Services, albeit some in a different format this year. In light of current restrictions, some of our

Remembrance at St Augustine’s

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) Update

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

VE Day – 75th Anniversary

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,

Lectionary Readings: May

The readings for Sundays during May can be downloaded by clicking this link: Sunday Lectionary Readings – May 2020 Readings include the festivals of Ascension and Pentecost as well as for the feast day of St Augustine of Canterbury, our patron saint.

Praying for our Community

Praying for our community, nation and world We know this is a difficult time for everyone – our lives have changed drastically in a short space of time. We know that many people are worried about what is going on and how it will impact their lives. As Rodbourne’s parish church, we already pray for

CANCELLED Church History & Learning Tours

Would you like to know more about the history of St Augustine’s? Later this year, we will be holding Saturday morning History and Learning tours.  These will last up to an hour and a half and will take you on a guided tour, and teach you about the church building and the history of the

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