COVID-19: Latest Info & Services

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Latest Info, Online Services & Weekly Newsletter
Welcome to our COVID 19 updates. This page is regularly updated with new information, resources and messages. You can find our latest online services here, or view them all on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.

If you need any help or support, please contact any member of the Staff Team – we are always ready to do what we can to help. We are also ready to pray for you or any of your family and friends.
Latest Updates
Christian Aid Week  10 – 16 May

The Covid pandemic, coupled with the ongoing climate crisis, is making life even harder for those living in poorer countries. More than ever, your help is vital. Please give what you can, thank you.

Online Service: 9 May

Thy Kingdom Come  13 – 23 May

Nine days of prayer from Ascension to Pentecost. This year there will be prayer resources for you to use personally. Copies of each resource will be available in due course

Annual Church Meeting Now 25 May

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Wed 21 April is now CANCELLED. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday 25 May at 8pm. Read more

Thank you to all those who contributed in any way to the services for holy week and easter and those who beautified our church and our grounds with flowers
23 Mar | National Day of Reflection

We remember one year since the virus took hold

Got any old wellies?

We can make use of them… Read more

Foodbank

The Foodbank continues to be in heavy demand. Any help you can give is greatly appreciated

Before donating, please check:

Support Redhill Foodbank with Co-op Membership

We’re delighted to announce that the Foodbank is one of three causes in the local community which Co-op Members can select to support between now and 23 October 2021. Read more

Reopening Planned for Palm Sunday

We hope to reopen for public worship on Palm Sunday 28th March

Rev Helen Cook appointed Team Rector of Limpsfield & Tatsfield

Our former curate will take up her appointment in the coming weeks. We all wish Helen every blessing in her new ministry and we thank her for all she has contributed to the life of St Matthew’s. We will be inviting her back for one final Sunday with us as soon as circumstances allow.

Car Parking

To aid with Foodbank storage two portacabins and a storage container will be in place at the top end of the car park for the foreseeable future. This will inevitably restrict car parking and we apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

News Article: Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey visits Foodbank

“I feel uplifted and humbled by this extraordinary work. What strikes me is the wonderful family atmosphere at the Foodbank, which is run in an extremely efficient way – it is very impressive. Surrey has always been good at volunteering and this Foodbank demonstrates peoples’ willingness to help others.” Read Article

Face Coverings Compulsory in all Places of Worship

Face coverings have been compulsory in all places of worship since Saturday 8 August. This applies for private prayer and public worship. Exemptions apply. Read full message

Bishop’s Pastoral Letter

A pastoral letter from the Bishops of the Diocese.

6 July
News Article: Drive-thru food donation hub at Reigate Grammar

“This is a brilliant example of the local community coming together in a positive way to help those in need and I hope it will be a legacy after this crisis”… Read Article

Christian Aid Coronavirus Emergency Appeal

The usual activities to raise money – house collections, church collections, and The Big Brekkie, cannot take place this year, but the need for help across the world is greater than ever. Whilst we are confined to our homes, many people have no refuge and are in even more danger. Please donate today if you can.

News Article: SIAMS grades St Matthew’s School “Excellent”

Some good news for our local community to celebrate at this time! St Matthew’s School received the top grade of Excellent in all categories following the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS)… Read Article

Reigate & Redhill Mutual Aid Group

Reigate & Redhill Mutual Aid Group is a local volunteer network setup to support those who may need help over the coming weeks and months. If you want to volunteer or find out more about them, please check their Facebook group or give Fr Andrew a call.

Morning & Evening Prayer

If you would like to follow exactly the same service as we do – there is an app you can install or a service of Morning and Night Prayer which may be helpful to use.

At these services, we shall be holding all our community in prayer, so please, if you have any particular matters you would like us to pray for, send a message through to me at vicar@stmatthews-redhill.org.uk and we will pray your request at the next service.

Prayer Resources

Prayer App chpublishing.co.uk/apps/daily-prayer

Fr Andrew
01737 761568
vicar@stmatthews-redhill.org.uk
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Parish Magazine
Platform | May 2021
Exploring the Scriptures
Go deeper into the unity and diversity of the Bible with Fr Mick Elfred’s Bible Blog
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Prayer & worship resources for use at home during this difficult time
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