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I am sure we are all praying for the Prime Minister and The Cabinet as they listen to their advisors and consider the data across the country before they make their decision about the easing of restrictions. Like everyone else we are paused before making plans and announcing dates for Church Councils and General Church Meetings and the reopening the various church groups and, of course, waiting to see if worship can return to ‘normal’. Whatever the announcement it will take time to make the permitted/required changes but we will keep you informed of any changes as quickly as we can.

We are hoping that as things open up again people will be willing to help with various roles in the church. We are looking for people to help with gardening, co-ordinating posters for the notice boards, projecting and streaming services as well as the better known roles in the church. When we come to the General Church Meeting it would be good to have volunteers rather than vacancies, so if you would like to offer for any role in the church or want to know more please get in touchAs the weather gets a little warmer and restrictions ease, may I remind you of the importance of keeping 2m distancing before, during and after worship.

Wesley’s Larder is open from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Monday to Saturday in the former Ministers Vestry. There is free food, donated by local supermarkets and other items. Covid protocols are in place to keep everyone safe. We are also supporting Freckleton Methodist Church Wednesdays 2.45 t0 4.00 p.m. with a Larder and also Kirkham Methodist Church on Thursday afternoon 3.00 p.m.. Please bring your own bags. Remember this is about giving people access to fresh food as well as reducing food waste. They are open to anyone The Community Hub educational classes for refugees are being held on line. All other activities remain suspended until it is safe for them to restart. If you would like more information or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Stephen, our Minister, on 01772 683 884 or 07711917955 or Judith, our Lay Worker, 01253 720986

As we are not able to offer our normal range of services and recognise not everyone is able to return to church at this time, we are highlighting some of the many opportunities for worship with a focus on those that are easily available knowing those with.… ,… READ MORE


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