News update 29th November 2020
News from St Edmund’s Church Yeading
This week, we enter a new season and a new liturgical year as Advent is upon us.
Stephen has found this link to a beautiful Advent Carol Service which you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrUqjNqyloo
and if you want to follow along you can find the order of service here:
Our worship tomorrow Advent Sunday is online and can be found here.
We also start a new phase of life as lockdown 2.0 finishes and tier 2 under the government’s Covid 19 Winter Plan begins. So there is a lot of change but God’s love and his promises remain the same.
We are allowed to hold public worship in church from this Wednesday 2nd December, so there will be a eucharist this Wednesday evening at 8pm, and next Sunday there will be a service at 10am.
Because of lockdown we moved our PCC meeting from last Tuesday to Tuesday 8th December. The agenda will be sent out this week and we will be able to hold it as last time with a mix of in-person and online platforms. If you would like to be one of the five people in the vicarage please let me know.
Sadly, because we are in tier 2 we won’t be able to have our Christmas Fayre next Saturday as we had hoped, but I hope we will be able to do something in the new year.
Even in the midst of lockdown Evening Prayer continues on Zoom everyday (except Friday) at 5pm. You can either just click this link. Or join using the Meeting ID: 796 5024 2062 Password: 6eUY2W It’s fine to just tune in and listen but if you want to take part you will find it easier to download this brilliant app which gives you all the day’s readings and prayer in one place.
yours in Christ,
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'Teaming up to Tackle Hunger' campaign has now launched, and St
Edmund’s foodbank is the confirmed charity partner for: