Fr. David Spokes welcomes you to the
Hunwick and Willington Benefice
UPDATED ON Saturday 30th May 2020
CHRIST IS RISEN!
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Thy Kingdom Come page
LIVE MIDWEEK SERVICE OF THE WORD
WEDNESDAYS 9.30 am
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It is with great pleasure that I can announce that the Bishops of Durham and Jarrow have given permission for Graham Copley to be ordained a deacon on 27th September 2020 and to serve his curacy in the Hunwick and Willington Benefice. He will be licensed as a Lay Minister with permission to conduct worship including funerals on 5th July - the original date of the ordinations. When the proposed team ministry comes into being, Graham will automatically be a curate in the new team and continue in that role until at least July 2023.
ARCHIVED ONLINE SERVICES
We are taking the threat of Coronavirus very seriously
and have implemented a number of changes to our usual
round of services and events.
- PUBLIC WORSHIP IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
- CONGREGATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE THIS SITE AND THE iKnowChurch SITE TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS
- ONLINE WORSHIP AND PRAYER CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE HERE - PLEASE SEE THE INTRODUCTORY VIDEO BY FR. DAVID ON THIS SITE
- Any further changes will be advised as soon as they are known.
- Please keep checking this site for the latest situation locally.
A LETTER OF ENCOURAGEMENT AND SOLIDARITY FROM PALESTINE
Lest we forget that it is not just the population of this country that is facing enormous changes to our way of life, we have received a short letter from the sister of Samia Khoury, a good friend who lives in Jerusalem. Read Rima Tarazi's reflection HERE
for Prayer Times in Church or at Home can be seen here: Prayer Time
CRISP PACKET COLLECTION
will continue for as long as it is feasible to do so.
Please deposit any EMPTY and FLATTENED crisp packets in the bin in the church when we return to using the churches again.
MORNING AND EVENING PRAYER TIMES
I will be offering Morning Prayer at 8.30am (until about 9.00am) and Evening Prayer at 5.00pm (until about 5.30pm) daily.
Please pray with me at these times or indeed at any time you can.
The Order of Service is provided HERE - Select "View", check the date is correct and then select the service you want to see.
OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE
Video messages from Fr David
A new Message has been added on Saturday 21st March 2020.
A Link to iKnowChurch for those church members who have signed up for access. Audio Podcasts are available on iKnow as well as a calendar and some information about how to keep in touch
A Link to the Church of England's website where there are a number of prayer resources which will not be duplicated on this site
A download of a short service of Spiritual Communion for those unable to get to church when it is open is available HERE.
An email was received on Friday the 20th March 2020 at the beginning of the Coronavirus lockdown. It is from a person who lives in Willington and all I can say is "Amen" - the people of Willington (and I'm sure Hunwick too) are truly wonderful and I add my thanks to everyone who is pulling together to make a caring and supportive community for us all.
READ THE EMAIL HERE
Thank you to everyone who has attended, produced soup or given donations to Christina Aid. We are delighted to report that despite it only being on for three weeks £204 has been raised.
HAVE A LOOK AT OUR
LIFE EVENT PAGES
There are times in life that have great significance to us, they are often milestones such as our birth, baptism, marriage and death.
The church is here is help you celebrate the happy times and to offer comfort, consolation and hope at sad times.
YOU CAN NOW MAKE ENQUIRIES USING OUR ONLINE FORM ON THE RELEVANT PAGES.