Our Worship in September 2020

Currently only one service of Parish communion is held on Sunday mornings at 9.30am. Laminated service cards are in use / face coverings are required (available in Church if required). Please sit on the green ticks on the pews (families can sit together). Sanitising stations are available throughout the church and a one-way system is in operation.


Readings and organ music for September 2020 are listed below; currently there are no hymns:


6th Sep – 13th Sunday after Trinity

Ezek. 33. 7-11

Psalm 49. 33-40

Rom.  13. 8-end

Gospel: Matt 18. 15-20

Organ Voluntary: Henry Heron: Voluntary in G


13th Sep – Holy Cross; Birthday of our Church

Numbers 21. 4-9

Psalm 22. 22-27

Philippians 2. 6-11

Gospel: John 3. 13-17

Organ voluntary: William Byrd: Pavana Lachrymae


20th Sep – 15th Sunday after Trinity

Jonah 3. 10-end

Psalm 105. 1-6

Philippians 1. 21-end

Gospel: Matt 20. 1-16

Organ voluntary: Girolamo Frescobaldi: Capriccio fatto sopra il Cucchù


27th Sep – 16th Sunday after Trinity

Ezek. 18. 1-4; 25; 32

Psalm 25. 1-9

Philippians 2. 1-13

Gospel: Matt. 21. 23-32

Organ voluntary: Starling Goodwin: Voluntary XII

Communal worship or prayer can be attended by more than 30 people but only if the venues used can safely accommodate larger numbers in a way which complies with COVID-19 secure guidance. It is important that risks are managed sensibly. In line with wider Places of worship guidance :
Do – Follow the mitigations that places of worship have put in place
Do – Continue to broadcast services online for those who need to stay at home to avoid large gatherings.
Don’t break social distancing (2 metres between households, or 1 metre with mitigations, if 2 metres is not possible), especially avoid touching people outside of your household.
Don’t interact socially outside of your household, or the group (of 2 households) that you went to the place of worship with.
Do – If you can, you should also wear a face covering – you must wear these if you travel on public transport / visit shops.
Do – Make sure you provide your contact details to the place of worship to support the NHS Test and Trace service designed to track and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Don’t use shared areas for ablutions – wash at home, unless in an emergency.
Do – Remove communal resources, make sure only you touch your belongings and take home personal items brought in to aid worship
Do – Speak into a microphone to lead devotions or sermons to avoid shouting.
Do – Small groups of singers, including choirs, can perform in front of worshippers. Singing should be limited to a small set group of people and
Don’t – should not include audience participation or visitor or worshipper singing