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 St Nicolas Parish Church and St Wilfrid’s chapel-of-ease Pevensey

St Nicolas

St Wilfrid’s

SUNDAY 11:00am Holy Communion (BCP)

Followed by coffee and refreshments

SUNDAY 9.15am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Followed by coffee and refreshments

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Coronavirus – St Nicolas and St Wilfrids’ Churches

Last updated 3rd August, 2020

Public Worship Services

On Sunday 5th July, both churches reopened for services at the normal time. The Standing Committee met on Monday 29th June, to draw up risk assessments for each church, and to make plans for Sunday worship. These plans have been put into operation and those who attend are required to follow the protocols set out with regard to social distancing, hand washing and from Sunday 9th August to wear a face covering while in church.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals are once again allowed to take place in church, with numbers of attendees limited and social distancing rules applied.

Full guidance in respect of management of the coronavirus situation in Churches is published on the Church of England website.

Father Tony continues to produce the Weekly Pew sheet and a copy can be found here on the News and Reviews page.

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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COME AND SING

We are seeking to increase the membership of our choir at St Nicolas. If you would like to ‘Come and Sing’ we will be please to see you.

Full details can be found on the Activities page.

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JOIN OUR SERVING TEAM

We are seeking new members for our serving team at St Nicolas to support the Celebrant at the Altar. If you would like to do this please speak to our Head Server – Roy Spears.

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OUR VICAR: FATHER TONY WINDROSS

  Father Tony took up his ministry to our parish on March 13th 2018, when he was licenced to the parish by our diocesan Bishop, Martin.
Father Tony is a part-time vicar of Pevensey.  Below is Father Tony’s letter of  introduction to his future parishioners in Pevensey…….please read on….
“I was born in Margate, but grew up in Eastbourne. After leaving school I read economics and geography at Cambridge – and whilst there met and married Pat.
We moved to Birmingham to study the post-graduate certificate of education – and I then taught in Eastbourne for 24 years, during which time our family steadily grew, with the arrival of four sons: Peter, David, Andrew and Paul. 
I was fortunate to have Nicholas Reade as my ordination training incumbent, and Tony Christian as my local tutor. I was ordained in 1993, and was based at St Mary’s Eastbourne as a non-stipendiary minister, before moving in 1997 to East Grinstead as a full-time curate. After two years, we moved to Sheringham in North Norfolk, where I was the vicar for nine years, before going in 2008 to Hythe in Kent, where I was vicar for six years. Wanting a fresh challenge, we then experienced rural ministry in Cornwall, where I’ve had responsibility for 8 churches over the last three years, combining this with being rural dean.
Pat and I are very excited about this new adventure. We love the area, and look forward to getting to know the parish and people of Pevensey.”

OUR CHURCH WARDENS

St Nicolas: LINDA CHRISTIAN

Tel.: 01323 765481  Email: lindachristian35@gmail.com

St Wilfrid’s: KENNETH PHILLIPS

Tel.:07415 580651  Email: phillipsk42@yahoo.com

SAFEGUARDING OF CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

What to do if you have a concern

1. If a child or vulnerable adult is at immediate risk of being harmed, please phone the police on 999.

2.For specific safeguarding concerns about a person or persons (child or vulnerable adult)  in the Parish of Pevensey (St Nicolas or St Wilfrids churches) please contact the Parish Safeguarding officer via email to denisemarples889@btinternet.com.
3.The phone number to call if you are worried about a child in East Sussex is 01323 464222, or 01273 335906 or 01273 335905 for out-of-hours calls.

The Telephone number for Childline: 0800 1111

The Diocesan safeguarding website has much information

Diocesan Safeguarding Policy

Please follow the link below to our policy

Parish Safeguarding Policy

We are open and welcoming to all, as you’ll find out if you join us after a service for some tea, coffee and biscuits. Our facilities include wheelchair access.

If you’re in the area and want to join in, our main service is on Sundays. Feel free to take part as much or as little as you want. We have many visitors from other churches and some that have never set foot inside a church before. You are welcome to just come to have a look.
If you are planning a wedding, christening or funeral, the churchwardens can help you.  Please contact us for further information and advice.

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ST WILFRIDS HALL IS MANAGED BY A SEPARATE COMMITTEE, AND NOT BY THE CHURCHWARDENS. INFORMATION REGARDING ACTIVITIES AND WHAT’S ON IN THE HALL CAN BE FOUND ON THEIR WEBSITE at https://stwilfridschurchhall.webs.com 

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**PLEASE NOTE THAT BOOKINGS AND GENERAL ENQUIRIES FOR USE OF ST WILFRIDS HALL SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO  THE BOOKINGS CLERK, KEITH HENDERSON  01323 460523, EMAIL stwilfridschurchhall@gmail.com **

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