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

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

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.

Taizé Service

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

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

Messy Christmas

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.

Christingle

Christingle Service Wednesday 4th December at 6.00pm Family friendly service where all present are given a Christingle to take away.   During the service, the lights are switched off and the church is lit by the light of the Christingle candles. Come and join the celebration!

From Darkness to Light

Come and join us on Advent Sunday, 1st December at 6.00pm for a service of hymns, music and readings to mark the start of Advent and our journey towards Christmas.  The service will begin with the church in darkness and will slowly lit, starting with hand held candles until the church if fully lit. The

On the Day of Pentecost

On the Day of Pentecost Pentecost Sunday – 9th June from 10.30am Starting at Rodbourne Methodist Church with a procession to St Augustine’s Church at 11.00am which will include singing and bell ringing. Followed by a bring and share lunch (inside if wet) at St Augustine’s to which all are invited to stay.

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