Coronavirus and our Church

Ongoing "Services"

St Lawrence is endeavouring to run occasional Sunday services in Church from 12th July, but open only to Barlow congregation members due to space and social distancing restrictions.

For those who are unable to attend, the United Benefice is continuing with recorded services being made available on YouTube or Facebook.

United Benefice Services Live and Recordings

For Sunday 19th July - 6th Sunday after Trinity -  Reader, Kate Brookbank assisted by others from the parishes has produced a Service of the Word with Sacrament which can be viewed here. There is a sheet giving the service including the readings,  together with other notices which will be available to download here or to view as an online flipbook here.

We suggest you may also wish to view The Crooked Spire’s service(s) available here or Diocese of Derby – Links to Online Services in the Diocese.



Rev'd Janet's and Kate's recorded services

Rev'd Janet and Kate Brookbank have recorded Sunday services for the 26th April3rd May, 17th May, 24th May, 7th June, 14th June ,21st June , 5th July and 12th July .
Also Rev’d. Janet has recorded a Compline service (Thursday 2nd April) which can be viewed by following this link

Archdeacon Carol's other Services and Reflections

Can be viewed here.

Songs for Swinging Isolators

For a bit of fun in these difficult times, our PCC Secretary, Peter Gouldthorpe, has written a set of 'corona virus' related song parodies set to standards written in the 1930's & 40's. Please follow this link to listen to them

A prayer for troubled times

God of love, turn our hearts to your ways,  and give us peace.  Amen.

Worship at Home Resources

The Diocesan Board of Education has created a whole range of resources to help support children and adults worship at home.
The resources are available here .

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