Coronavirus and our Church

Ongoing "Services"

After the first lockdown, St Lawrence was endeavouring to run occasional Sunday services in Church, but open only to Barlow congregation members due to space and social distancing restrictions. Services were again resumed on the same basis after the second lockdown, but sad to say, they are once again suspended - for the safety of our congregation - during the third lockdown.

The United Benefice is continuing with recorded services being made available on YouTube or Facebook.
The services are being recorded with collated contributions from the three parishes. Please follow this link for the service and the accompanying service sheet.

Recorded services from the Joint Benefice

Live service recordings (from Old Brampton) can be viewed here: 26th July , 2nd August , 9th August with Bishop Libby , 16th August , 23rd August  , 30th August6th Sept.   13th Sept., 27th Sept.  , 4th Oct.,  18th Oct., 25th Oct., 1st Nov., 6th Dec. ,13th Dec. 20th Dec., 3rd Jan.,

Rev'd Sarah's, Rev’d. Janet’s and Kate’s Services for the whole benefice, recorded from home:
26th April 3rd May - 17th May -   24th May7th June –  14th June21st June -   5th July  - 12th July   - 19th July
20th Sep.11th Oct , 15th Nov, 22nd Nov., 29th Nov., 10th Jan.,17th Jan.,

- and 2nd April Compline service.

Rev'd Adrian Murray-Leslie's recorded service for 8th November - Remembrance - is available here.




Archdeacon Carol's Services and Reflections

Can be viewed here.

Crooked Spire

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.

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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