Mortimer Benefice

For all matters please telephone Fr. Paul Chaplin, The Vicar - 01189 331 718.

The Benefice Office is closed, but. for all non-urgent matters, please telephone 01189 333 704 and leave a message or send an email to admin@mortimerbenefice.co.uk and we will respond as soon as possible.

At the time of Coronavirus the Church's ministry here continues daily through prayer and online and over the telephone - whilst our church buildings must remain closed.

THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, PADWORTH

IS OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER ON

SUNDAYS FROM 11.00 am to 12 NOON

All Covid 19 safeguarding precautions must be adhered to carefully.

Welcome to Join in Stratfield Mortimer, Mortimer West End and Padworth

Online Morning and Night Prayer

9 am & 9 pm

DAILY PRAYER & WORSHIP RESOURCES

The Benefice is live-streaming services via Zoom.

Parish Morning Prayer at 9 am & Night Prayer at 9 pm Monday to Friday.

Parish Sunday Eucharist at 10 am each Sunday

The Zoom link for all services is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6931233940

The invitation to join with the Parish church here 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 and to pray together with one heart and mind. Fr Paul Chaplin

Welcome

If you would like to speak with a priest in complete confidence telephone the Vicar, Fr. Paul Chaplin – 01189 331718

To be kept informed of services and events around the benefice, please complete the form to be found at the following link. Please complete this form.

'It is not an acceptable human response, let alone a leadership response to say "I have heard about a problem, but… it was someone else's job to report it /act”’ The Archbishop of Canterbury

Weekly Newsletter

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View the latest weekly newsletter below.

Weekly Newsletter 2nd to 9th August 2020

The Sunday Link 2nd August 2020

Our Universal Mission Statement


THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH

THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY HERE SEEKS TO:
• pray and to offer worship through the spoken word and through music
• proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ and to encourage others to be committed to this aim
• encourage a deeper awareness of God and understanding of His Church
• care for the people of this Parish and for all who come as worshippers and visitors
• help those in need locally and elsewhere
• maintain a beauty of holiness by caring for the fabric of the church buildings
• pray that God’s peace may dwell here and that all who come may leave feeling the better for their having been here

IN MISSION WE MAKE THE GOOD NEWS KNOWN AS WE:
• Witness to Christ’s healing, forgiving and reconciling love for all and build loving and transforming communities of faith.
• Stand in solidarity with the poor and needy and challenge injustice and oppression.
• Protect, care for and renew all life and be good stewards of our planet.


OUR UNIVERSAL MISSION STATEMENT
Our vocation as individuals and together as the Body of Christ is: To love the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our mind, with all our soul and with all our strength and to love our neighbours as ourselves.       Mark 12: 29-31