Hertford St Andrew Magazine

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April 2020

 

Gifts The present crisis will help to give us a new appreciation of what is important
 
Coronavirus What has stopped and offers of support
 
Prayer  Suggestions for daily prayers and information on websites
 
Church matters including baptisms and funerals
 
Facebook Fun Tracy is putting activities on the Messy Church Facebook page
 
Easter  Easter services might be suspended but resurrection is everywhere
 
I am with you always We can still share in the joy of the resurrection and the new life of Easter in our own homes
 
Dozy Disciples Chidren's pages
 
Our World  Poems 
 
Mindfulness A rough guide for tough times
 
Hardly any fruit and no jelly Jane gives an update on the scheme to provide evening meals for rough sleepers
 
Deanery Synod The changes that have taken place at Christ Church, Ware
 

 

March 2020

The Best Medicine
 
Laughter can be a wonderful and healing and infectious part of being human.

 
Some Services Coming  Up  services at St Andrew's 
 
Church Matters   including World Day of Prayer and from the Registers. 
 
further Church Matters  including advice on  Corona Virus precautions 
 
Are you there God? A personal reflection
 
Great Music in an Amazing Building
 
Some members of the choir join in Choral Evensong in St Alban's Cathedral
 
Wendy Reflects
 
Wendy reflects on what she has done since she was priested. 
Lent 
 
forthcoming Lent activities
A Rosary of Knots for Lent  creating a rosary to encourage us to "Love our Enemies"
 
Fairport Convention at St Andrew's
 
concert on Friday 8th May
 
Outreach
 
coffee morning and Toddler Group 
Bereavement Cafe 
 
an informal monthly drop in for adults who want to meet, share experiences and  chat with people who have also been through bereavement.
 
Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter Services 
 
Details of services 
Our Roots A poem written by her daughters  as a tribute to Julia Spring 
 
Rectors of St Andrew's Details  of Rev C Norman Smith
 
Be warned  The scam involving unrequested subscription to Amazon Prime
 
Lessons from Aushwitz A speech from the Lessons from Auschwitz programme

 

 

February 2020

 
The lost and found Alan reminds us that God wants us let the 'lost' know that they are worth finding. 
 
Services  Forthcoming services at St Andrew's 
 
Beer and Carols Details of the very successful event
 
Fairport Convention at
St Andrew's

 
coming to St Andrew's on 8th May
 
Church  matters  including Sunday Stretch, Funtime Friday and House Blessings
 
Deanery Synod details of forthcoming training opportunities   
 
Allsorts including proceeds from the Surplice to rechoirments sale and a talk about Westminster Abbey
 
Julia Spring an appreciation
 
Lively Christmas Cheer Forbes Mutch reviews the Melrose Quartet concert. 
 
Bellringing Myths and Misconceptions   An article  written by Alastair Stracey  and republished as  tribute to him. 
 
From the registers Details of funerals
 
World Day of Prayer and an October Retreat A service written by the women of Zimbabwe will be held on 6th March  at the Hertford URC