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 We are open again for public worship & individual prayer

All services are subject to Covid 19 restrictions, Social distancing in place

You can still join us live on Zoom, Facebook or on the Phone each Sunday at 9.30am more details here

Also, recorded Services here our recorded reflection now appears at the new time of 7pm.

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Arriving soon, our new Curate, Blessing Chishanu 

On Sunday 27th June we welcome our new Curate, Blessing Chihanu, originally from Zimbabwe, Blessing now feels called to be ordained in the Church of England. Please pray for Blessing, his wife Anthea,  their daughter Anashe aged 3, and son Unashe aged 1, as they prepare for their new life in Sprowston. You can read more about Blessing here

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.

Vacancy for P.C.C. Secretary  We have a vacancy for a P.C.C. Secretary. Would you or anyone else you know be interested in filling this important position in the Parish? If you would like further details about this role or would be willing to act as P.C.C. Secretary, please speak to Simon. 
 
Coming Soon – The Brickmakers Mural: 
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. More details coming soon. If you’d like to find out about St. Cuthbert’s connection with this industry please read our guide
 
 

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. Now in person at St. Cuthbert’s – Covid measures in place,  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 Food Hub Need help with food during these extraordinary times? Or perhaps you can donate something to help someone else.  More details here

Sprowston News magazine – June 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