Churches of Belbroughton, Fairfield & Clent
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WELCOME Although Sunday services within church are temporarily suspended we are delighted that you have arrived here on our web.
This week’s pews sheet click here for news, click here for readings, click here for contact information PRAYERS You are invited to “attend” Sunday Worship on Zoom - at 10.30 am every Sunday - see further information here This week’s Sermon podcast for Pentecost, from the Diocese of Worcester can be found here: https://www.cofe-worcester.org.uk/news/2020/05/26/sermon-podcast-pentecost-2020/ Readings this week Sunday 31st May - Pentecost (Red) Acts 2.1-21; 1 Corinthians 12.3b-13; Psalm 104.22-36-37b; John 20.19-23 WEEKLY PRAYER FROM CANON SUE A Prayer adapted for these times Lord of infinite greatness, you have ordered and adorned in equal perfection all that you have made; you have set in glorious array the eternal heavens, and yet paint the flower that only lasts a day. Give us courage to accept what we cannot change in your name and grace to do what we can in this time. to the honour of your name. Amen The office is currently CLOSED to visitors, but are replying to emails wherever possible. The telephone answering machine is not currently manned. We shall try to continue to produce Readings and Pews Sheets in virtual format (PDF); if you would like us to send you one via email, please drop us a line at the office on bfcoffice@btconnect.com The magazine for April has been produced (although with limited distribution), but we are not sure when the next one will be available; a shorter virtual version is hoped to be produced for May; again please drop us a line at the office if you wish to have this emailed to you in a PDF format. Please assume that most events published are currently either cancelled or on hold, as guidelines from the Government ask for us to physically distance each other; but please keep in touch with/support your family, friends and neighbours in other ways such as telephone, social media, online, etc. … The office “Belonging to Christ has never been measured by the number of people in church for a Sunday Service but by the service we offer to others every day.” At all our churches above, we are committed to the safety and well-being of everyone who in our church community. If you or someone you know feels unsafe, the following contact information may be useful to you: - Parish Safeguarding Officer - please contact your church office for details on 01526 730777 or contact: Hilary Higton, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser’s Telephone: 07495 060869 Email: hhigton@cofe-worcester.org.uk. - Clergy: Revd Canon Sue Oliver Telephone: 01562 701076 Revd Richard Newton Telephone: 01562 882442 - Childline: 0800 1111 - Local Police: 101 Click on Safeguarding heading above for further details.
This is for all churches of Belbroughton, Fairfield, Clent, Churchill, Blakedown and Broome There is a weekly online Service video the Services starting at 10 am each Sunday. People can join the Service by going to the "Services for this Sunday" page of the CBB website. Some weeks the service will be led by Canon Sue; others will be led by members of the ALM Team. The link to the "Online Service for This Sunday", is: https://cbbchurches.weebly.com/online-service-for-this-sunday.html All of our online Services will remain permanently available on Blakedown church's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCToVq6Co2UxmbzgrvYbzfUg Canon Sue’s Sermon for Pentecost Revd Richard Newton’s Sermon & Zoom for Pentecost click here PENTECOST - Reflections leading up to Sunday from Bishop Martin Pentecost and June - Prayer Diary