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A Church of the Caterham Team Ministry: Caterham Deanery - Diocese of Southwark - Church of England

‘Resources for prayer and faith during the CORVID 19 crisis

Sunday Worship Documents

You will find attached the service sheets for the 8am service and the 9.30am service,  for Sundays for July onwards.
There is also a short sermon each week for those who may not be able to get to church, which you can listen to by clicking on the links below,
https://soundcloud.com/trevor-mapstone/ or https://soundcloud.com/user-289854201-288272331 .

Each Sunday at church we give out a sheet with the Collect, readings and post-Communion prayer.

Supporting Good Mental Health

The effects of mental health problems are huge, and given the challenging times we are living in with coronavirus, it’s more important than ever that we take steps to support good mental health. The Church of England site has some good resources for this:
https://www.churchofengland.org/faith-action/mental-health-resources/supporting-good-mental-health/supporting-good-mental-health

Each Sunday we give out a sheet with the Collect, readings and post-Communion prayer.

Resources for Children

There’s no Junior Church for the time being, so here is a link to some resources for families to use at home:
http://www.going4growth.com/growth_in_faith_and_worship/faith-in-the-home

Daily Prayer

Join the Church of England’s daily rhythm of prayer by following this link. You can also download an app for your phone.
https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-service-daily-prayer

Silent Prayer and Christian Meditation

This has recommenced every Wednesday, 7pm-7.45pm in St Lawrence’s Church.

Pray as You (don’t) Go

Pray As You Go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly whilst travelling to and from work, study, etc. Most of us are staying home until this crisis passes, but the resource is well worth a look.

A new prayer session is produced every day of the working week and one session for the weekend. It is not a ‘Thought for the Day’, a sermon or a bible-study, but rather a framework for your own prayer. Lasting between ten and thirteen minutes, it combines music, scripture and some questions for reflection.
The style of prayer is based on Ignatian Spirituality.
https://pray-as-you-go.org/

Silent Prayer and Christian Meditation

Every Wednesday at 7pm there would be at least a dozen of us in St Lawrence Church sharing in silent Christian meditation. This meeting is presently suspended, but we hope to restart in the near future. 
If you want to join us and also explore making Christian meditation part of your daily practice, you can find out how here:
https://www.wccm.org/content/how-meditate

In the meantime, St. Mary’s church is open 7 – 8pm on Wednesday evenings for private prayer.

 

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