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An Act of worship will be webcast live at the following times of the week:


Tuesday at 12noon, 

Thursday at 9:30am 

Sunday at 10:30am


Please follow this link to the webpage

 

If you would like specific prayers said the act of worhsip please either email Fr. John beforehand, or use teh comment facility on the webpost

 

27th March 2020


We have suspended Production and delivery of the parish magazines OUTLOOK and SAINTS ALIVE.  Both are now available free of charge via  download:


Saints Alive                      Outlook



26th March 2020


Regretably we have been instructed to suspend all weddings until further notice. This may also involve legal issues for weddings once the period of lockdown has finished. For further information please contact Fr. John.


22nd March 2020


The following facebook group has been set up linking local helpers and those needing help:


Irthlingborough and surrounding area Lets help each other through Covid 19



20th March 2020


Following instruction from the Archbishops. 


The Church is unable to offer any baptisms apart from emergancy baptisms. 


Weddings may take place but will be limited to the minimum lawful attendence of 5 people; the incumbent, the couple and 2 legel witness. 


Funerals will be restricted  to immediate family in agreement with the incumbent.  


Memorials, thanksgivings and blessings are hoped to be offered once the present situation has been resolved.




18th March 2020


A number of offers of help have been received by Fr. John for those who are in self-isolation. Please contact him on 07531266713 or by email canon.johnhall@ gmail.com if you are able to help or are in need of help so some co-ordination can be effective.



17th March 2020




The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that public worship is suspended until further notice.




In that light it is hoped to broadbast via Facebook Live the at act of worship on

Tuesday at 12noon, 

Thursday at 9:30am 

Sunday at 10:30am


Please follow this link to the webpage


If you would like specific prayers said the act of worhsip please either email Fr. John beforehand, or use teh comment facility on the webpost.





16th March 2020



Wisely due to family heath concerns Revd Pauline has decided to go into Self Isolation.
Until further notice please contact Fr John rather Revd Pauline on any church issues.




If you or your family are also considering Self Isolation please do let Fr. John have a contact number so a member of our ministry Team can touch base with you.

The Following two Easter Events have also been cancelled:

Children's Craft Actives at 10am on Good Friday in Great Addington
Annual Children's Easter Egg Hunt in St Peter's Irthlingborough



15th March 2020


SPUFS (St Peter's Under Fives) meetings will be suspended until Start of May


Monday Night's (16th March) PCC meeting will be replaced by an email circular to members


Our Saturday Morning Confirmationa nd Discussion Breakfasts have been suspended 



12th March 2020


TEMPORARY HOLY COMMUNION AND LITURGICAL CHANGES AS A RESULT OF PRESENT THE OUTBREAK OF COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS


Following instructions from the Bishop of Peterborough, dated the 11th March 2020, on advise from the Ministry of Health the following changes will take places in services throughout the benefice with immediate effect:


1 Sidesmen will wash hands/Handgel hands before commencing duties


2 A Collection plate will be clearly available before and after the service for collections to be offered, rather than handed around the congregation.. it will then be brought up to the president by one sidesman in the offertory


3 The Collection plate will not be circulated during the offertory


4 A liturgical offering of Peace will be made by the president from the altar and folk may wish to return the greeting by way of the BSL sign for peace, but will not share the peace around with others.


5 There will be no offertory procession of chalices or ciborium


6 After receiving the offering the Presidents and altar assistants will wash/gel hands before consecration of the elements


7 The wine will not be offered to anyone but the president who will say the liturgical words advised before consuming


8 Blessings will be 'non contact'


9 Communicants will be advised to receive bread in the left hand . Wine as its will not be offered.


10 Polite conversation but no handshaking at exit