Monthly Archives: November 2020

Christ the King, 22 November 2020

You can view the services at St John the Divine and St Mary Magdalene via the links below: As well as today being Christ the King it is also known as #StirupSunday . It gets its name from the beginning … Continue reading

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Public call to private prayer

Each evening during the November Covid lockdown a single bell has sounded at St Mary’s. This has been our response to the call from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the House of Bishops for a national period of prayer for … Continue reading

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Sermon: 2nd Sunday before Advent, 15 November 2020, St Mary Magdalene, morning

Preacher Revd Alan SykesReading Matthew 25: 14-30 Unless you’re a specialist in ancient history, you can probably count the number of figures from Roman Britain on the fingers of one hand: Boudicca (Boadicea), Caractacus, St Alban and just possibly a … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday before Advent

You can view the services at St John the Divine and St Mary Magdalene via the links below: https://www.facebook.com/StJohntheDivineRTM/videos/811608373027404 Dear friends,I apologise again for the lack of clear sound during this morning’s service. We did a test before the service … Continue reading

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Tenor tolls for Remembrance

Ringing for Remembrance Sunday is normally a very special and high priority event for the ringers, with the bells half muffled to produce a mournful faint echo every other blow. This year the ceremony on November 8 was different with … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2020

You can view the services at St John the Divine and St Mary Magdalene via the links below: https://www.facebook.com/StJohntheDivineRTM/videos/663164670975024 https://www.facebook.com/StMaryMagdaleneRTM/videos/403280237506878/

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Recital at St Mary Magdalene, 7 November 2020

Emily Christian was due to give a recital at St Mary Magdalene on Saturday, 7 November 2020. Due to lockdown the church was only permitted to be open for Private Prayer. However, here is a recording from last week’s rehearsal … Continue reading

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All Souls’ service, 1 November 2020

You can view the All Souls’ service at St John the Divine via the link below: https://www.facebook.com/StJohntheDivineRTM/videos/648424395850272

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All Saints’ services, 1 November 2020

You can view the services at St John the Divine and St Mary Magdalene via the links below: https://www.facebook.com/StJohntheDivineRTM/videos/2757276407860896 https://www.facebook.com/StMaryMagdaleneRTM/videos/1012502689264933

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