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St Mary's & St Michael's
Parish of Shalford & Peasmarsh
Sunday 27th June
Today's Worship with St Mary's Shalford
Please click on the picture above to join our Service together
or click on the link below
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtPRfcbu2uln_nMQLMmzsYdAr84ankF0Q
Dear friends,

Welcome to St Mary’s Shalford e-news with worship links. 

Today we’re back in church with a simple service of Holy Communion in the little sacred side chapel in St Mary’s, particularly appropriate today as we celebrate musicians and music. The St Mary's organ is very prominent in this little chapel, and Liz our wonderful organist is often found here too!, so the chapel's becoming known for it's music as the St Cecilia chapel - St Cecilia, the patron saint of music and musicians, who as the musicians played at her wedding 'sang in her heart to the Lord'. Special thanks to Mary Tyler, who blesses us this morning with her musicianship on the clarinet....with Summertime to send us out, and then do stay on for the special concert Mary’s recorded for us which follows on after this service, or you can view from St Mary’s website anytime.
In fact we give thanks for the whole Tyler family today, such wonderful encouragers within St Mary’s church family.  
 
Bishop Jo help us wrestle with the challenging story of Abraham sacrificing Isaac as she preaches with us today.  
 
Next Sunday, churches can official open for worship again but we don’t yet know guidelines of who or how many or what will be safe.  So sadly I can't announce our worship for next week or the following few just yet, but I hope next Sunday at St Mary’s if the guidelines allow, a few at least might be able to gather outside hopefully in our new 'woodland chapel' that’s developing in the churchyard. Whenever we are able to worship in person together again, beginning outside rather than inside the building can help us to witness and remember that God’s church is vitally outside at the edge as well as in the heart with all. 

I hope too we’ll be able to broadcast on Youtube Live (as well as recorded later) for all to participate online who can't attend, as we continue as St Mary’s virtually and physically present and inclusive for all.
 
More news next week too hopefully of some forthcoming St Mary's courses, and small fellowship group opportunities, as well as ways to volunteer for the longer-term in the much needed Shalford & Peasmarsh Community Support Network underpinned by St Mary's Pastoral Care Fund.   
 
So the main news this week really is......more soon!
For now, though...

May you know the presence of God through this coming week,
God who knows our needs
God who shares our joys
God who hears our cries
God who feels our pain
and heals our wounds   Amen        

with love and prayers,
Rev'd Sarah

www.stmarysshalford.com 

Watch the updated visiting video!

St Mary's Church Shalford is once again open for all for private prayer, peace and reflection, from Monday 22nd June, roughly 10am-4pm every day.  Watch this little guide to visiting video for your, and everybody's, safety and care.  Please come and visit as much as you like, and may you find peace and comfort in God's presence. 
GIVING TO ST MARY'S
Please just click on the big blue button below (or the one on St Mary's website) if you would like to donate an offering to St Mary's church - life, ministry, serving community. The buttons will take you directly to our Shalford Parish church Justgiving site for one-off or regular online donations, where we can also receive gift aid. If you would like to discuss setting up regular giving through direct debit and the Parish Giving Scheme, please contact Ann Thomas. Thank you so much for your support at this difficult time.
GIVING TO ST MARY'S ........ click here if you would like to make an online offering to Shalford Parish churches - life, ministry, serving community.

ST MARY’S
ZOOM CAFE 

all welcome, just click below on time to come in!

St Mary's Zoom Cafe on Sundays 11am
click on this link….
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74310502764
PASSWORD: 3AtPT9
(Meeting ID: 743 1050 2764)


St Mary's Zoom Cafe on Wednesdays 11am
click on this link….
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75554574598
PASSWORD: 3AtPT9
Meeting ID: 755 5457 4598

St Mary's Shalford Parish 
Daily Morning Prayer and Night Prayer


Please join in short St Mary's at Home parish prayers
- 10-15 mins prayer & reflection -
join any time you wish live (or record
ed if you view later)
via Facebook Live 


St Mary's Morning Prayer 9am live every weekday
(led by Sarah on Mon, Tues & Thurs; by Katrina on Weds; by Angela on Fri)
St Mary's Night Prayer or Compline every Tuesday & Thursday 9pm.


Please share with others and follow St Mary's on Facebook too: @stmarysshalford
https://www.facebook.com/StMarysShalford/
Particularly for Everybody Without Internet Access:
New Church of England phone line for those without internet access - please pass on details to all people you can who don't have any online access. Many thanks. 
Throughout these days and weeks, please keep a close eye on our website for latest updates, news, resources, support, opportunities for connecting with others, encouragement in discipleship together. www.stmarysshalford.com
Follow us on Facebook too:  @StMarysShalford  
Christ be with me, Christ within me,
Christ behind me, Christ before me,
Christ beside me, Christ to win me,
Christ to comfort and restore me.
Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
Christ in quiet, Christ in danger,
Christ in hearts of all that love me,
Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.
St Mary’s & St Michael’s Church Contacts:
Vicar: Rev Sarah  – 01483 565012   vicar.shalford@icloud.com
Parish Administrator - Ellen (Office Mon, Wed & Fri morn): 01483 571646 admin@stmary-shalford.org.uk
Churchwarden: Sally - sally_schupke@stmary-shalford.or.uk 
Acting second Churchwarden: Ann Thomas
www.stmarysshalford.com
Please follow us on Facebook @StMarysShalford
Please email your thoughts or prayer requests to.... Vicar.Shalford@icloud.com
https://twitter.com/StMaryShalford
https://www.facebook.com/St-Mary-the-Virgin-Shalford-519160928416150/
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