Services

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For those who are unable to attend church, suggested services to use at home are provided on the Praying together at home page. 
 
SERVICES THIS WEEK
 
SUNDAY 29th MAY 2022
Sixth Sunday of Pascha
Sunday of the Blind Man
 
10.00 am: Third and Sixth Hours
10.30 am: The Divine Liturgy

WEDNESDAY 1st JUNE 2022
Leavetaking of Pascha
The Ascension of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (Eve of the Feast)
 
6.00 pm: The Paschal Hours
 
Following the Paschal Hours, the Epitaphios / Plaschanitsa is returned to its usual place on the West wall of the Narthex, accompanied by the singing of the Paschal Troparion for the last time until Pascha 2023.
 
6.30 pm: Vespers of the Ascension

THURSDAY 2nd JUNE 2022
The Ascension of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ
 
10.00 am: Third and Sixth Hours
10.30 am: The Divine Liturgy

Confession
Father Kosmas is normally available to hear confessions before the Liturgy on Sundays from around 9.45 am until the beginning of the Sixth Hour – around 10.15 am. Please bear in mind that several people may wish to come for confession before the Liturgy, and prepare accordingly. If you wish to speak to Father Kosmas at greater length (e.g. to make a longer confession) please make an appointment to see him at another time: Phone 01902 422944 / Mobile 07960 517266 / Email kiwittwer@aol.com

When you come to church
In order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, we strongly encourage you to:
 
  • wear a face mask, covering your mouth and nose, if you are able to do so
  • sanitise your hands when entering and leaving the church
  • avoid touching or kissing the icons – they may be reverenced with a deep bow
  • be aware of the needs of others – remember that some people are at high risk from Coronavirus, and may need to stay further away from other people
  • maintain social distance whenever possible
  • follow any additional instructions given by the steward
If you have tested positive for Coronavirus, or if you have any other infectious illness, please do not come to church. Please stay at home and avoid contact with other people. For more information about Coronavirus, or to check whether you have symptoms, look here.
 
If you are at high risk from Coronavirus (e.g. because of certain medical conditions) you are strongly urged to look at the NHS advice before deciding whether to come to church, and to follow the guidance about keeping yourself safe.