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Benefice Newsletter - August 2020
Please find the latest newsletter from our Rector, Father Tom Meyrick here:  Benefice Newsletter August 2020.

Pilgrim is a chance to learn more about Christian Faith. We're beginning two groups which will start on 18th and 19th May and run for an initial six sessions. Find out more by following these links:What is Pilgrim?  Why Pilgrim is for you. In the current situation they have to be online and we can help you to connect. If you are interested, contact Lesley by clicking here.

House of Bishops backs phased approach to revising access to church buildings
The Church of England has published advice on the use of Church Buildings as national restrictions are eased. Find the House of Bishops' statement here. As the first stage in this Bishop Paul has said that clergy in this diocese may return to saying their daily prayers in church from 10th May, and services may be streamed from church buildings starting on Sunday,  17th May.

University of Nottingham Free Online Adult Education programme for Coronavirus Emergency begins 21 April
In response to the coronavirus emergency, the University of Nottingham has organised an Adult Education programme online of over thirty one-hour online sessions on a range of topics, commencing on Tuesday 21 April. There is no fee. Some sessions are related to the epidemic, some are more general. Details are at:

23 of us joined together for Coffee before our service on Palm Sunday, using Zoom. Here are some of us.

Coffee on Palm Sunday
If you'd like to join us next week send an email to Fr Tom asking for instructions. (They will be the same as this week.)

Here is a letter from Fr Tom as we start a new month. (No April fool jokes though.)

As we are all urged to stay at home, even our video services will be a little different as Fr Tom attempts to lead them from the Rectory. You can still follow them on our Video Page.

The Archbishop of Canterbury led the first national virtual Church of England service.
Watch his special Mothering Sunday service here.
Click here for the announcement of Fr David's death from the diocese.
Bishop Tony's leaving service can't now happen but you can watch an interview with him at the same time as it would have been 3.30 on Sunday, 22nd March. Follow this link.
We're very grateful to Bill Cooper who has given this wooden processional cross to St Mary Magdalene for use during Lent. It's in church now, but we wait until next Lent for it to be put to full use.

Keyworth's new Lent Processional Cross