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Worship in Church Wigan in light of the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4th January Yesterday evening the Prime Minister instructed people in England to stay at home and only go out for essential reasons, with schools moving to online learning for all but vulnerable and keyworker children. This is enforced by law. Communal worship remains … More Announcement 5th January 2021
The UK Government announced yesterday that an outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19) has been identified in parts of Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and West Yorkshire. Working with local authorities it has introduced a number of rules which came into force at midnight to control the spread of the virus. The key element of the new rules … More COVID-19 Local Restrictions
The Church continues to serve God, and this community, through daily pastoral care, practical support and online worship. H.M. Government has announced that from 4th July places of worship may be opened for public worship under strict conditions – following a local assessment of the risks, maintaining social distancing. In the Benefice of Wigan this … More Phased Reopening of Church Buildings
Sunday 31st May Acts 28 Today we reach the ending of the story as recorded in the Book of Acts. Or should I say, non-ending? Am I the only who thinks, ‘Come on, Luke (the author), you can’t leave it there!’ It’s a bit like – as many are doing during lockdown – investing yourself … More Waiting for the Spirit – Sunday 31st May: Acts 28
Saturday 30th May Acts 27.13-44 Early on in May we had a bit of a crisis in the Rice household. It was the kind of crisis that could be described on social media as a #firstworldproblem. There was stress, there were tears, there were frantic phone calls. What calamity had befallen us? Our WiFi had … More Waiting for the Spirit – Saturday 30th May: Acts 27.13-44
Friday 29th May Acts 27. 1-13 Someone I know deliberately avoids looking at who the author of these daily reflections is beforehand, and tries to guess who it is. In today’s reading, and all those this week, it’s easy to see that it’s Doctor Luke writing from first hand experience – in the use of … More Waiting for the Spirit – Friday 29th May: Acts 27. 1-13
Thursday 28th May Acts 26 “You are out of your mind, Paul!” he shouted. “Your great learning is driving you insane.” These are the words exclaimed by Festus when Paul had been explaining about the resurrection of Jesus. Festus though Paul was crazy. I wonder how many people think you are crazy for believing the … More Waiting for the Spirit – Thursday 28th May: Acts 26