Posts by Jane Cleary

110 of 39 items

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 […]

Community Work Party- Saturday 14th March from 10am

by Jane Cleary

Community Work Party- Saturday 14th March from 10am -in an effort to both help and support the Parish Council who are now responsible for the maintenance of the churchyard, we have agreed to host 3 work parties though the year at particular times to assist their budget. The first will be in spring as the […]

Coronavirus

by Jane Cleary

Coronavirus I’m sure this is at the forefront of most people’s minds at the moment and I want to reassure you we are doing everything in line with the guidance coming from both the Church of England and Public Health England. In terms of services they will continue as normal though of course this may change […]