Dear Friends

The Eucharist service this Sunday 9th August is at St Nicholas, Heythrop at 10am. The readings are: 1 Kings 19.9-18 and Matthew14.22-33.

The Church of England has now confirmed that face masks are obligatory by law at church services, except for clergy. Those taking part in the service, ie reading or leading intercessions may remove them when reading/interceding.

Please note the regular safety precautions below:

– hand sanitisers will be available as you enter the church, and again before you receive communion

– please collect your own blue service book; they will not be handed out.

– communion will be in one kind only; the chalice will not be offered.  Please remain standing to receive the bread.

– there will be no hymns but an organist will play during the service.  The service music will be from a recording.

– you’ll be invited to give your offering/donation as you leave the church after the service

–  we will not shake hands at the Peace

–  please observe social distancing of a least 1 metre and do not sit directly behind or in front of someone.  Family members can sit together. When entering and leaving the church please try to avoid bunching up.

– no refreshments are allowed to be served after the service

Sunday 9th August

St Nicholas, Heythrop 10am Benefice Communion.

Sunday 16th August

St Michael & All Angels, Great Tew 10am Benefice Communion

Sunday 23rd August

St John the Evangelist, Little Tew 10am Benefice Communion

Sunday 30th August

St Michael & All Angels, Great Tew 10am Benefice Communion

Electoral Roll for St Michael and All Angels

The electoral roll for 2020 is currently being compiled. If you are not already on the electoral roll and would like to be included on it, please complete the attached form.  The form should be returned to Charlotte Woodward by e-mail : [email protected]com or sent to Court Farm, Great Tew, Chipping Norton, OX7 4AD.  If you have any queries please ring Charlotte on 01608 683306.  Completed forms must be received no later than Sunday 16th August 2020.

APCM

The APCM (Annual Parochial Church Meeting) for each parish will be held after the 10am Sunday Eucharist service as follows:

St John’s, Little Tew: Sunday 23rd August

St Michael’s, Great Tew: Sunday 6th September

St Nicholas, Heythrop: Sunday 13th September

Members of Little Tew PCC have already received the warden’s report, the financial report and vicar’s report for 2019.  If members of the parish would like to receive copies of these reports, please let me know ([email protected]).  Copies of reports for St Michael’s and St Nicholas will be available shortly.

The summer edition of the Diocesan magazine Pathways is now available on
line at: https://www.oxford.anglican.org/pathways-pdf-version/

 

Best wishes

Kate