Posts by Jane Cleary

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Trialling something new!

by Jane Cleary

We are trialing something new!   A small group of us used to always do Morning Prayer together every Monday morning at 9am and we are going to try and pick this up again through Zoom and you are invited to join in. Please find the link which is also recurring. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88314699164?pwd=a0xISUlPSm52RVEvSVlNTzRHdHR5dz09 Meeting ID: 883 […]

Fellowship Study Group

by Jane Cleary

    Fellowship Study Group We have now started another group in the evenings (Margaret Thomas already leads an Emmaus group during the day), and we began our first meeting at the end of May.  Going forward our pattern will be 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Its non-threatening, there is no need to ‘know’ […]

Bible Course

by Jane Cleary

In light of the coronavirus situation, the Bible course has not been able to continue here at St Mary’s. The Bible Course has been adapted so that you can watch the session videos online for free and you can download the manual here. These Videos will be available to watch for a limited time online (at least until the […]

Foodbank NEEDS your help!

by Jane Cleary

As of today the foodbank in Burghfield is closed and all food will now be delivered direct from the warehouse in Greenham Common to clients with vouchers. They have completed the last of their deliveries this afternoon and have crated up the remaining stock and it will go back to the warehouse early next week. So […]

5th Sunday in Lent online communion service

by Jane Cleary

5th Sunday in Lent 29th March is the 5th Sunday in Lent as we start to look towards Easter below is a short communion service. If you would like to follow, we will be moslty using the 2020 Lent service books  The readings I will follow are Psalm 130 and John 11.1-45, though I’ll only be […]

Message from Revd Glynn

by Jane Cleary

Dear All I do hope you are all keeping well and staying safely at home. I’ve been thinking and praying for us all during this uncertain time and pray that you also know God’s presence with you all during this challenging time. You can follow the livestream service from three of our Bishops from their homes, at […]

Mothering Sunday ‘Live Stream’

by Jane Cleary

Please find information about Mothering Sunday.  Some might know that Bishop Steven conducted a Eucharist in Christchurch Cathedral at 10.00am which was livestreamed. It seemed right that as it’s Mothering Sunday and the cathedral is the ‘mother’ church of the diocese that I’d like to invite you to also watch this service join with me […]

Pope’s call to pray at 11:00am 26 March 2020

by Jane Cleary

I know some have heard that Bishop Steven our Diocesan Bishop is inviting us to join in with the Pope’s call to pray at 11am tomorrow morning. Extract below from a letter I received yesterday, so the tomorrow he speaks of is today.   The Lord our Shepherd with us through this crisis giving rest to the […]

Food Bank Update

by Jane Cleary

We regret we can no longer accept your donations to Food Bank at present.   Due to the Corona Virus epidemic Food Bank operations for West Berkshire are going to be centralised at Greenham Common.   All our local families’ needs will continue to be served and you can still make donations through supermarkets. This […]

Coronavirus Update

by Jane Cleary

Dear All I write to you following the announcement yesterday from the Archbishop of Canterbury concerning the suspension of public worship. I’ve taken 2 extracts from that letter though the full script can be read here: As the challenge of the coronavirus grips the world, and as the Government asks every individual and every organisation […]