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Pray Hope – 20 day prayer guide

An aid to prayer in these challenging days. A 20 day PRAY HOPE prayer guide, which starts on Sunday 22nd March and goes through to Good Friday. HOPE: H – Healing in Jesus’ name O – Open Doors in Conversations P – Proclamation of the Good News E – Eternal Life as we pray for 1000’s, if not […]

Audio Service from St. Finnian’s – Sunday 22nd March

Web Service – Sunday 22nd March Short service recorded in St. Finnian’s – Bible reading, talk and prayers Led by our Rector, Canon Jonathan Pierce Welcome! Thank you for tuning in on this special day – Mothering Sunday. Although physically apart, we are still together – the family of God.

Message from the Rector – Friday 20th March

Dear friends, I hope that you and your household are keeping well in the midst of all that is happening. I wanted to mention a few things in this little update to keep everyone informed of all that is happening and all that we are trying to set in place during this time of national […]

Fields of Life – “Let’s be alone. Together.”

Dear Fields of Life family, We understand that this is a season of great uncertainty and worry for many, and we have been praying and talking about how we should best respond to this crisis. Here is what we have decided to do: Online Video Content. This is going to be a season of potential isolation […]

An alternate way of contributing funds to the Parish

The Rector in his letter this month asked parishioners to consider donating by Standing Order rather than by envelope. If you would like to do this, you will need to either set it up in your bank’s electronic banking system or contact your bank and ask them to set it up for you. The parish […]

A Prayer for Ireland

St Patrick’s Day was the start of a season of prayer, with particular focus on praying for Ireland until Pentecost Sunday. Please join with us in praying for our country at this anxious time. Almighty and merciful God, who in days of old didst give to this land the benediction of thy holy Church; Withdraw […]

Ordering prescriptions online

Dear friends,It came to my attention today that those who have regular prescriptions can register for an online prescription service. I have to fill in a form for my local GP surgery and bring photographic ID when returning the form. The prescriptions will then go to my local pharmacy for collection. This morning my local […]

Letter from Bishop David

Bishop David has written to clergy with guidance and encouragement for the extraordinary times we are living in. Dear Friends In recent weeks I have sought to give guidelines to clergy and churches in our Diocese that were both in line with the government health guidelines and at the same time pointed all of us […]

Message from the Rector

Dear Friends Bishop David has issued a directive to say that, regretfully, our public services and gatherings are to cease for the duration of the current health crisis. The text of his pastoral letter will be posted on our website and Facebook page. In anticipation of this move, I asked Linda, our secretary, to prepare some service […]

Daily Worship – Church of Ireland

During this time when we are not permitted to attend church services, we would encourage you to worship at home. ‘Daily Worship’ draws on the rich liturgical resources of the Church of Ireland. It covers five services – Daily Prayer (Morning), Daily Prayer (Evening), A Late Evening Office, Compline, and Holy Communion. https://www.ireland.anglican.org/prayer-worship/lectionary/daily-prayer This resource […]