Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey

Thursday, 01 October 2020 12:40

Return to Church

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It was great being back in church - the atmosphere and even the smell is a reminder of God’s continuing presence with us.  Also, it was good to hear Kirsty playing the organ and singing a beautiful solo.  The work done by Carole and Sarah in carefully devising a choreography for getting us to our seats and out again and keeping us safe during worship was comforting.  Thank you to them and to Barry for spraying the premises.

Derek H

It was wonderful being back, worshipping in church and seeing people in real life, though at a distance and behind their face coverings. The steps put in place to keep everyone as safe as possible are organized well; and entering and leaving the church went very smoothly.  And what a joy to hear Kirsty play some wonderful pieces on the organ and to hear her sing.    Many thanks to Sarah and Carole, and all the others who have given their time and energy to make it possible to return to church.  A special well done to Kathleen who was wearing a colourful and nicely coordinated face covering and blouse.  Love to all,

Ruth P

  • Numbers are limited – ensure you book a space for you/your household or bubble by phoning or emailing Revd Mike between Thursday and Saturday lunchtime. 
  • Remember to bring the service sheet with you, as this will not be available in the church.
  • Wear a facemask within the Church.
  • Communion Sunday – if you would like to take communion, bring bread and wine with you.  Your mask should not be removed, just lift to take communion.

The new Rule of 6 will not affect your worshipping in the church, unless your ‘bubble’ contains more than 6 people. The things to remember are 4 Ds and a V: Distance – 2 metres, Density - not too many people, Duration – not too long, Direction – face the same way, Ventilation – we leave doors and windows open.

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  • 18 October 2020 Morning Worship led by Revd Mike Perrott

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    You are invited to join the Zoom service at 10.35am by clicking Zoom

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    Weekly social time on Wednesdays via Zoom  (click Kettle On to join, or meeting ID: 970 815 266, passcode: 079294)

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    You may find this list of opportunities to access services/Christian content on radio/TV and on-line helpful:
     the Daily Service at 9.45 on Radio 4 long-wave
     The Sunday Service on Radio 4 at 8.10am
     Songs of Praise Sunday 1.15pm ish on BBC1
     Choral Evensong Sunday Radio 3 at 3pm and repeated on Wednesday Radio 3 at 3.30pm
     Tim Daykin Radio Solent Sunday 6-9am for worship songs, interesting information and a feeling of connectedness

     

     

     

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