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/your-faith/prayer-worship/sermon- podcasts/4-after-trinity.php Readings this week Sunday 5th July Trinity (Green) Zechariah 9.9-12; Psalm 145.8-15; Romans 7.15-25a, Matthew 11.16-19,25-30 WEEKLY PRAYER FROM CANON SUE A Christian Confederate Soldier's Prayer I asked God for strength, that I might achieve. I was made weak, that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health, that I might do greater things. I was given infirmity, that I might do better things. I asked for riches, that I might be happy. I was given poverty, that I might be wise. I asked for power that I might have the praise of men. I was given weakness, that I might feel the need of God. I asked for all things, that I might enjoy life. I was given life, that I might enjoy all things. I got nothing that I asked for but got everything I had hoped for. Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered. I am, among all people, most richly blessed. Thank you for your gracious care. Amen. (Anon - alleged to have been found on a CSA casualty at the Devil's Den, Gettysburg) Holy Trinity, Belbroughton is now open for private prayer on Sundays - check the noticeboards for actual times. You are advised, though, to follow all safety precautions given to you on arrival, and as instructed by the Government. The office is currently open to visitors, but prefer that you let us know in advance if you will be visiting and follow safety procedures, ie 2m distance, hand cleansing, etc. If we can help you via email, or telephone, then that is the preferred method of contact. We hope to keep the telephone manned Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri mornings. 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 magazines are continuing to be printed, but if you are having difficulty getting hold of one, 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 Revd Richard Newton’s Sermon & Zoom click here Prayer Diary