WELCOME TO ST. CUTHBERT AND ST. AIDAN’S WEBSITE

We are Church of England churches located in the North East corner of the ‘island’ of Portsmouth.

St. Cuthbert’s serves the community around the Baffins area and St. Aidan’s the Anchorage Park area of the parish.

The parish is a member of Inclusive Church and want everyone to feel welcome to join us on Sundays or at activities on other days of the week.

Do come and join us we will make you welcome.

May God bless you, today and in the future.

Revd. Allie Kerr, Vicar

SERVICES AT ST.CUTHBERT’S CHURCH.

 This Sunday Oct 25th there is Morning Prayer at St Aidan’s at 9am and Communion at St Cuthbert’s at 10am.

Please continue to book through Anne,
anne.gard@yahoo.co.uk or on 02392 828612 for services at St Cuthbert’s each week.

Next Sunday, Nov 1st there is a service at St. Cuthbert’s at 10am and then the service to
‘Remember our Loved Ones at 3pm.

You need to book with Cathy for this service – 02392 340730

COMING TO ST CUTHBERT’S IN OCTOBER 2020

Coming to St Cuthbert’s in October 2020, during the corona Virus Pandemic.

Firstly and most important – if you have any symptoms of Covid19 please do NOT come to church.

 The Sunday morning service will start at 10am. Please do not come too early and congregate outside with others. You are required to wear a mask face covering.

We will then help you to sanitize your hands.

You will then be shown to your chair, put out at the required distance apart.   Obviously, those who live in the same household can sit together.

In the service we are not able to sing, use orders of service, enjoy social interaction after the service, so no coffee can be served.

The toilet will be open.

The service will be put up on a screen and led by Allie.

Please keep socially distanced at all times.

 

HARVEST FESTIVAL 2020

This year we asked the congregation to support Yew House, who provide day services for homeless people in Portsmouth.

Who do Yew House help?

Rough sleepers and people who are inappropriately housed.

Yew House day centre provide advice and support for single homeless people and those who are inappropriately housed.

Housing advice, including referrals to emergency and longer-term housing. Bond deposit scheme. Regular surgeries with local drug and alcohol agencies. Showers, laundry, clothing store. Low cost lunch, tea, and coffee.

USING AMAZON TO HELP ST CUTHBERT'S

As Christmas approaches we expect some of us will be shopping online.

If you use Amazon please can we ask you to consider shopping via Amazon Smile as we will receive a donation of 0.5% on your purchases at no cost to you.

(E.g. If you bought 2 items costing £17.25 together using Amazon Smile and so we will receive 86p – while that’s not much if lots of us are using it the donations will mount up and it took no more effort and no more time).

Amazon UK have set up a website where you can choose a charity and that charity then receives money each time you purchase something.

The website is: Smile.amazon.co.uk. 

It is exactly the same as the normal/usual Amazon UK site.

Facebook: facebook.com/st.cuthbertandst.aidan

Did you know that you can ‘LIKE’ our Facebook Page?

SAFEGUARDING

St. Cuthbert’s church is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults and creating protective and supportive environments where all people, and especially those who may be vulnerable, are able to worship and pursue their faith journey in safety.

We follow the national legal and procedural framework for safeguarding children and adults of the Diocese of Portsmouth and Church of England policy and practice.

Our parish policy which includes Disclosure & Barring (DBS) checks on those who work with young people and vulnerable adults s administered by the Safeguarding Team which is a subcommittee of the Parochial Church Council (PCC.)

SAFEGUARDING REPRESENTATIVES:

Sue Wells
Email: sue.wells2@ntlworld.com

Telephone: 07762 332226

Bev Hill
Email: Bev.hill1@ntlworld.com

Telephone: 07792 628478

SAFEGUARDING TEAM

Sue Wells, Bev Hill, Richard Shurmer,Vicar & Churchwardens.

DAILY PRAYERS

Every day – pray for the Clergy – Allie and Carol and Lay Readers Richard and Jane.

 

A Prayer for each day is included in the Calendar.

 

The Spirit lives to set us free,

walk, walk in the light.

Damian Lundy

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