Mortimer Benefice

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 admin@mortimerbenefice.co.uk and we will respond as soon as possible.

Churchwardens

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.

Paul Chaplin

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

Welcome

If you would like to see 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.

Weekly Newsletter

If you would like to receive the weekly newsletter, please let the office know - admin@mortimerbenefice.co.uk.

View the latest weekly newsletter below.

Weekly Newsletter 31st May to 7th June 2020

The Sunday Link 31st May 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