Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Welcome

Welcome to St Augustine of Canterbury website. We are an Anglican, Methodist and URC Community worshipping in North Springfield.

OUR VISION

St Augustine of Canterbury is currently in an interregnum – please see our Contacts page if you wish to speak to the Team.

This week’s newsletter – click here

Methodist July August Newsletter – click here

BIG THANK YOU to all those who helped and supported the Summer Fun event of Saturday. We raised over £200.

Pause for Prayer is back! A time to get together and pray for our church. Next session Tuesday 16th July at 7:30pm on Zoom. Please join us

Meeting ID: 827 0403 6788
Passcode: Pray

B&B – Bible and beverages – Meeting in local pubs , coffee shops and homes

Next Meeting – Wednesday 17th July – 7:30pm at the Endeavour Pub in Springfield Road. We are planning to use the first 4 episodes (Season 1) of The Chosen as a discussion starter.

On 10th July at 7:30pm in Chelmsford Cathedral, The Bishop of Bradwell presented Cristian Bora and Val Jellows with their Certificates for having completed the two year course in Christian Studies.

We recommend the course to anyone who wants to explore the Christian faith. The new course in Christian Studies  begins in January 2025, do have a word with either Cristian or Val  if you are interested intaking the course next year.

The Pop-up Food Bus will be at St Augustine’s next on Thursday September 12th from 11:30am to 1:00pm and will visit every other Thursday. Read here for more information

Can you help with some basic items for Our Little Free Pantry? See this page for a list and also ways to donate. Do you want to keep updated about when fresh items are added – then join our Free Pantry Alert group on WhatsAppdetails here

Read about our Silver Award for EcoChurch from A Rocha here

If you would like us to pray for you then please contact us and we will be pleased to do so. Contact details are on the Contact Us page.

In these trying times, it has never been more important to think about our own and other people’s mental health and well-being. Click here to find out about our Good Mental Health WhatsApp group and to download the Church of England’s ‘Supporting Good Mental Health’ booklet.

We are still praying and are happy to pray for you. We also want to help local people in practical ways so if you need practical help or want to ask for prayer please visit the Contact Us page.

With love

The Team at St Augustine’s

SAFEGUARDING

We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims / perpetrators of domestic abuse, and vulnerable adults. Please see our Parish Safeguarding Policy and Promoting a Safer Church. The Church Council has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding. Please click here for the Church of England’s Safeguarding policies.

Our safeguarding officers are Carolyn Smith and Val Jellows.

Your point of contact is Val Jellows.

Carolyn Smith will deal with Safeguarding administration of DBS checks, Safeguarding training etc.

The team may be contacted via email at [email protected] or via mobile phone number 07729746842 – please leave a message or text and you will be contacted as soon as possible

The Chelmsford Diocese Safeguarding Team can be contacted at 01245 294444 or [email protected]

If you want to contact us please go to the Contact us page.
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