Welcome to St Chad’s Church

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Worshipping God and serving the community.

Interregnum

View the Benefice Profile and the applications timetable here.

morning of prayer for our churches, towards a new priest. Feb 11th Saturday, 10am – noon. Please join us as we prepare for the appointment, that God’s guidance will prevail. An informal morning with the opportunity to drop in and out for coffee, prayer and chat.

Finance:
some GOOD NEWS.
See end of page.

        Lent 2023

We will be offering the following Lent Courses:  St Chad’s on Tuesdays 11 a.m. ‘Faith, Hope and Destruction:  Lent with the Minor Prophets’ and at St Alkmund’s on Thursdays in March at 6.30 p.m.—“A Faith that Works”.

Information to follow for both.

Recruiting:
car park attendant (Fridays),
bell-ringer volunteers
stewards.

Winter pressures.

1. Warm spaces in winter,
details here.

2. Homelessness:
The Ark can help
and so can the Council

3. Help the Food Hub here

4. Food/toiletries donations
to be delivered to the Ark
can be made in the church vestibule.

 

Services

5th February, The Third Sunday before Lent.

8 a.m.           Holy Eucharist, St Chad’s Church

10 a.m.         Holy Eucharist, St Alkmund’s Church

10 a.m.         Holy Eucharist, St Chad’s Church

6 p.m.          Taize service, St Chad’s Church

For further St Alkmund’s church information click here & for services here.

Wednesday

7.50 a.m. Zoom prayer all welcome

Thursday

10.30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, St Alkmund’s Church

You are warmly invited to join with us in any service or other church event.

Current Pew Sheet          Current music scheme

For urgent matters of Pastoral Care please ring 07890 920376

For Communion at Home please advise the church office or email [email protected] and we will be happy to arrange a time for you.

St Chad’s hosts a town centre congregation, drawn from all over the place.

The lovely round building sits in the very middle of Shrewsbury.

The church building is normally open for prayer and visits from 8am – 4pm on most days, subject to bookings.

My personal journey of faith

My Gospel Weekly.  A daily study for the coming Sunday.

For prayers for yourself, the world, please see here.

Here are some sermons which may be helpful if you are stuck at home or are in need of some food for thought.

For a local and highly recommended meditation course, please see the “what’s on” page; otherwise a useful resource for prayer and meditation is here

 

Our community journey of faith

Wednesday morning 8am Zoom prayer – all welcome.

Daylight – a monthly meeting

At a recent Daylight meeting we considered a letter forwarded from St Martin in the Fields. It’s worth reading.

Please pray with us for Shrewsbury.

 

 

Winter help for Ukraine – please can you help?
(including a message from the Chaplain of St Andrew’s, Moscow.)
And thankyou for your help so far, which also included a tank of fuel.

 We look forward to worshipping with you.

GOOD NEWS on finance:
Giving during COVID was well down, and we started 2022 with quite a big financial deficit. But four things changed that: your continued generosity, the replacement of the old Parish Share with the new Common Fund, the hard work of the Treasurer assisted by the Book-keeper and a generous donation-matching scheme from the diocese. Together, we have reduced the deficit from £33,000 to ZERO. This links with a more outward looking and missional aspect of our church life. Coincidence? Of course not!

Thank you so very much to all who have contributed either through prayer or by participating or by giving. We would encourage you to continue to do any (or all!) as you are able.

Susan Kelly and Joanna Hepper

Churchwardens

 

  Email: [email protected]

The Church Office: 01743 365 478

  Pastoral Emergencies: 07742 858 128

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With thanks to Bs0u10e01 for their photo of St Chad’s – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0.