•              Welcome to the Mells Group of Churches   

     

     

     

    We welcome you to our group of church communites. The Mells Group serves the communities of six villages (five parishes) – Buckland Dinham, Chantry, Great Elm, Mells with Vobster, and Whatley.  Frien

    Covid 19 .

    "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus". Philippians 4:6-7.

    The Mells Group programme at St Andrew’s for July

    Sundays

    10.00: Group service of Holy Communion, 

    followed by coffee in the churchyard (bring your own flask).

    Please bring your written prayers and place them in our prayer basket. You may wish to light a candle for each one, which will be provided.Your prayers will be prayed over during the Communion service each Sunday. 

    2.30–4.30: Church open for private prayer and reflection. The church will be stewarded and volunteers are welcome.

     

    Wednesdays

    Starting on Wednesday 8 July, our midweek reflective service will move back into the church, and will also be streamed on Zoom. 

    We have changed the day from Tuesday to allow for a 72-hour gap between church openings.

    2.30–5.30: Church open for private prayer and reflection.
    The church will be stewarded and volunteers are welcome.

    5.30–6.00: Father Clive will be available to meet with you.

    6.00–6.30: Reflective service, with music, and silent worship. 

    Occasional offices . The occasional offices will be by arrangement with the Rector. 

    Funerals. We will be supporting those who have lost loved ones and funerals will be held at crematoriums or at the graveside . 

    Contact. If you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Fr Clive , our Rector, can be contacted on tel no 01373 673 431 or cliveatmellsgroup@gmail.com.  Further information on Baptisms, weddings and funerals is  on the C of E link . 

     

    We offer you this prayer at the current time .

        Prayer Loving God, 

    We pray for all those who are suffering because of the coronavirus, may they know your healing power. 

    When we are afraid for ourselves and our loved ones, give us your strength and courage. 

    When we feel alone and isolated, reassure us with a sense of your presence. Give wisdom to those in authority and may our community work together for the good of all. We give thanks for those who care for others and ask you to bless them in all they do. We ask this in the name of Jesus, healer and physician.  Amen    

     

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