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Our plan for resuming worship at St Gabriel’s, St James’ and St Michael’s

During July and August, we will to do four things. 1.  We will continue to provide a fresh Sunday Worship video each week in partnership with West Lane Baptist Church Now accessible from the front page of our churches’ websites … Continue reading

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Beginning to open up?

The Government had said that we could open for private prayer but not for tourism, and it issued the necessary guidance after a bit of a delay, so we had the following opportunities for private prayer last week, and will … Continue reading

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First steps out of lockdown

We are not yet allowed to open for tourists but the clock and chimes will be set going again at 11.21 a.m. on Sunday 21 June and after that our churches will then be open for private prayer Sundays – … Continue reading

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First steps towards opening up

St Michael’s isn’t quite ready to begin opening up yet.  The Government has said churches can be open for private prayer from Monday 15June (later changed to Saturday 13 June).  But it says we cannot do so for tourists.  And … Continue reading

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Thresholds

We’ve updated www.brontevirtualchurch.com today telling of a newsletter (belatedly enclosing a Palm Cross) which will soon be coming to a hundred and twenty households, new uses for the church porches at St James’ and St Michael’s, a mid-week video reflection … Continue reading

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Christian Aid Week reminder

Just a reminder that our Virtual Pub Quiz, raising funds for Christian Aid, take place tonight from 7:45pm. If you want to join us, it is suggested you visit the following link before 7:45pm for an explanation of how you … Continue reading

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Lots on Facebook this week

Today’s thirty minute Sunday Worship video, produced jointly with West Lane Baptist Church, will remain available to view Update: Now embedded above on this page!.    Last week’s mid-week reflection video (twelve minutes on last Sunday’s theme of the Good … Continue reading

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VE Day Bank Holiday

Thoughts and prayers for the 75th anniversary of VE Day are newly on our https://brontevirtualchurch.blogspot.com/ page.

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A repeat of our message about care of our neighbours

Clearly most support of the isolated and vulnerable is being done by good neighbours looking out for each other – and those church members who are able to do so are most effective simply mucking in and doing that. We … Continue reading

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Fresh nesting

The call of rooks high up in trees in St Michael’s churchyard has long been a background noise to worship there, always particularly noticed when the clergy were praying Matins in the otherwise quiet early morning.  Here is the nest … Continue reading

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