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 We are open again for public worship & individual prayer

Services subject to Covid 19 restrictions, We are pleased to announce that following the lifting of restrictions public singing is now possible, however, for everyone’s safety and comfort we still encourage wearing a mask, and being respectful of each other’s space.

You can still join us live on Zoom, Facebook or on the Phone each Sunday at 9.30am more details here Please note that during August our  online service  will only be available via Facebook, apologies for any inconvenience

Also, recorded Services here our recorded reflection now appears at the new time of 7pm. New service now online! During August, this service will only be available via our Youtube channel or on Facebook. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Summer is here, and we’re on light duties.  Please note that during August, the times and locations of our Services will vary, Zoom will also be taking a break, but you can still join us  online via Facebook. For full details of our August services click here 

Visit our YouTube Channel Join us on Facebook

The times they are changing; we’re forming a new partnership with other local C of E Churches. Soon we will be part of the “Sprowston and North Norwich Team Ministry” Read all about it here

Sprowston Food Hub. Sadly, we have to announce the closure of the Food Hub.  More details here

Praise in the Park

 Come and join us for an hour and a half on Sunday August 1st, from 3pm, as we enjoy each others company again. Please do respect people’s personal space as we become comfortable again,  but, come and join us outside, in plenty of space, with activities put on by our local Churches.

Fun filled Children’s Holiday Club taking place in July & August, More details here

The Prayer Kite is flying at St. Mary & St. Margaret’s!
Created by talented local artist Rebekah Quantrill-Tozer, the prayer kite is with us until the end of August. Come and have a look, and let the kite aid you in your reflections, as you let your prayers fly into the heavens.
There is also a journal for your thoughts.
 
Fundraising Garden Party
Our Mural celebrating Sprowston’s Brick making heritage will be unveiled as part of a Garden Party at St. Cuthbert’s on Saturday 24th July, 2-4pm. Come and join us for a laid back afternoon with refreshments and entertainment. Tickets £5 for adults, donations welcome for children. Please contact the office.  If you’d like to find out about St. Cuthbert’s connection with the Brickmaking  industry please read our guide
 
Goodbye Andy

We’re delighted to announce that our Curate Revd Andy Bunter will be appointed as ‘Team Vicar designate’ in the Oulton Broad Team Ministry   in September. We’ll be sad to see Andy go, but wish him, Jenny & Isaac well for the future. Andy’s last service with us will be on 15th August.

 

Flex and Pray Come and enjoy our new Flex and Pray sessions with Vicky Allen our Sports Minister. Every Thursday during Term Times from 11:30 until 12:00. Online on Facebook. Lets make 2021 a healthy year for Body Mind and Spirit.

 Praying for India, especially our friends in Bangalore & Tvm, as they face this terrible pandemic. You can read all about our visit to Bangalore back in 2019 here

Sprowston News magazine – July / August edition online here

Church Opening Times

Our churches are open for individual prayer every day . 

St. Mary & St. Margaret’s 10am – 4pm

St. Cuthbert’s 9am – 10pm

Individual prayer allows access to the chapel areas for individual prayer and lighting of a candle.  Maximum 3 people in the church at any time using the social distance rules.   Please read all notices in church with regard to hygiene.

Funerals

Following new guidance by the Government we are now able to open our doors for Funeral Services again. At the moment this is restricted to St. Mary & St. Margaret’s, subject to Covid 19 restrictions.  We are here for you at this time, and if you have any questions please get in touch. 

 Can you help us?

Times are hard for all of us at the moment, but we still need your  support  to keep up the work we are doing.  If you feel able to donate something, please consider using our “Virtual Collection Plate” here

Or Contribute directly to Parish share, the cost we pay to keep our church staffed here

Thank you

Online Prayer candle here

Supporting Good mental health online booklet available available here

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.

Do you shop Online? You could make a donation to Sprowston Parish each time you shop without costing you a penny! Lot’s of online stores participate including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis and many more. Simply register with Easy Fundraising here

 

Regular activities & Services

Tuesday

Tuesday Break coffee morning Cancelled until further notice

Wedding & Baptism (Christening) bookings, Please call the office

Sprowston Youth Café, please click here

 Wednesday

Holy Communion, 9.30am St. Cuthberts, & online

After School Club, Currently not taking place due to Covid 19

Thursday

Berties Babes Toddler group Cancelled until further notice

 For this Sunday’s services please click here