The Benefice Office is closed. For urgent matters, please telephone The Vicar, Fr. Paul Chaplin - 01189 331 718. For non-urgent matters, please telephone 01189 333 704 and leave a message or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond as soon as possible.
St. Mary and St. John, Mortimer: Ms Sarah Theaker – 07816 814868 and
Dr Gwen Adshead – 01189 333902
St. John the Baptist, Padworth: Mr Roger Jones – 01189 333136 and Mrs Elizabeth Porter – 01189 713136
St. Saviour, Mortimer West End: Dr Gwen Adshead 01189 333902
At the time of Coronavirus the Church's ministry here continues daily and online and over the telephone - whilst our church buildings must remain closed.
Welcome to Join in Stratfield Mortimer, Mortimer West End and Padworth
Online Morning and Night Prayer
9 am & 9 pm
The invitation to us to join in Morning and Night prayer is an invitation to make a 'sacred’ space and time in our day
to pause to reflect and pray together with the help and guidance of scripture.
DAILY PRAYER & WORSHIP RESOURCES
The Benefice is live-streaming services via Zoom.
Morning Prayer at 9 am Monday to Friday- the Zoom link is https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6931233940
Night Prayer at 9 pm Monday to Friday - the Zoom link is https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6931233940
Sunday Eucharist at 10 am each Sunday - the Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6931233940
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Trumpets herald the arrival of Jesus in ‘May Way, Make Way for Christ the King’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK6XuYhL7JI
‘Jesus our Teacher and our Lord’ is a Last Supper/New Commandment hymn with an easy-to-learn refrain at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUx3IVS3e_4
Sing ‘When I Think about the Cross’ on Good Friday. with Brereton Primary at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVYXdbJcRZM&t=38s
‘See What a Morning’ by Keith and Kristyn Getty reminds us that love wins and Christ has conquered at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18_PDY22Sck
‘Easter Jubilation’ is a joyful song by Helen and Mark Johnson. You can listen to a sample at https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/songs-for-every-easter.html
2. Secure the sticks with a glue dot or double-sided tape. Tie on the wool (the knot will be at the back of the cross).
3. Hold the cross in one hand and with the other, wrap the wool over and around one arm, then over and around the next, and so on.
4. Pull the yarn tightly each time and push the yarn down snugly toward the centre.
5. Add a new colour by knotting the two ends of the wool or use multi-coloured wool.
6. Pull/push loose ends to the back with a needle. Add a loop of ribbon or for display.