Archbishops' letter - a call to prayer each Monday at 6.00pm
Please find a link below to a letter from the Archbishop regarding a new call to prayer at 6 pm every day from Monday:
Message from Kelvedon and Feering Coronavirus Support Group regarding transport to Earls Colne for vaccine appointments
It’s come to our attention that some of our residents who have been offered a vaccine appointment may have turned it down on the basis that they cannot get to Earls Colne, and they have been WRONGLY advised that there is no transport available to them. This is not the case, and we are taking people to Earls Colne today and any day that is needed.
BUDDIES: we know that many of you are still in regular contact with the people you have been shopping for throughout 2020. When you speak to them, please let them know we have a team of drivers lined up.
NEIGHBOURS: if you live near someone who you believe falls into one of the priority groups currently being offered the vaccine, please speak to them and let them know volunteer drivers are available.
Please help us share the message that transport should not be a barrier to getting this incredibly important vaccination.
Anyone requiring transport should call 07971 939644 and this will be arranged.
RCSM Digital Resources
Thank you for continuing to support the Royal School of Church Music. I am writing to you to flag up a few ways which the RSCM is supporting member churches and highlights all the information that is currently on offer to affiliated churches and individual members, especially in these difficult Covid times. Useful links can be found further down this email.
May I draw a few things to your attention that are available to your church as a member of the RSCM:
Useful links to RSCM Digital Resources
Membership details are available here:
How to sign up for a newsletter:
Please scroll right to the bottom of the main page: https://www.rscm.org.uk/
RSCM’s help in times of COVID here:
· This Includes: FAQ’s – on the Resumption of Singing
· Models for playing and singing in church
· A Risk assessment introduction and template
· The Latest Government (all individual areas of the UK) and C of E guidance
Help sheets covering the following topics:
Virtual Choir Kits:
Members music e-books and the latest current Sunday by Sunday.
Other material is available via the webshop, including a range of Christmas gifts, cards, carols and collections.
Member resources at Music Direct:
Links to recent webinars:
LETTER FROM THE ESNEFT CHAPLAINCY TEAM REGARIND SUPPORTING NHS STAFF
MESSAGES FROM KELVEDON & FEERING HEALTH CENTRE AND DICKENS PLACE
Repeat Prescriptions – 21 June 2020
Third Party Repeat Requests
We will no longer accept prescription requests from a third party on your behalf i.e. from all community and online pharmacies and from appliance contractors. We would like you, the patient or representative, to order your prescription medicines that you need directly from the surgery. This will help to reduce medication waste, stock piling and improve overall patient safety. This directive came from the CCG and has been rolled out Nationwide.
SystmOnline is available to ALL our registered patients. Once registered, you can order your Repeat Prescriptions online via your home PC or mobile device.
Please contact the surgery and ask to register for SystmOnline Access if you don’t have a username and password.
•In person at the surgery
•Post – we can return your prescriptions by post if you attach a stamped self-addressed envelope to your prescription request
•Automatic repeats - If you have the same medicines and the same dose each month we can set up an automatic repeat to avoid the need for re-ordering each month. Please call the surgery and ask for an appointment to the pharmacist to see if this can be set up for you.
•By email firstname.lastname@example.org
For previous messages from Kelvedon & Feering Health Centre and Dickens Place Surgery please look at their website by clicking on this link: https://www.kfhc.co.uk
WE HAVE STOPPED ALL CHURCH SERVICES WHILE THE CURRENT NATIONAL LOCKDOWN LASTS
Weekly Night Prayer (Compline)
Every Wednesday up to 28th April, all at 8.30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 865 2854 2261
The Compline Night Prayer can be found on our Services page here:
LENT GROUP ON ZOOM - STARTING TUESDAY 23rd FEBRUARY
Our new Tuesday evening Zoom Lent Group starts this Tuesday, 23rd February at 8.00 pm. We’re reading Being Disciples, a very short book by Rowan Williams (SPCK, 2016 – ISBN 978-0-281-07662-8). Only 80 pages, it’s a rich, thoughtful book that repays time given to it; it’s also very accessible, quite easy to read and widely available to buy online. There will be 6 sessions, based on the 6 chapters: ‘Being disciples’; ‘Faith, hope and love’; ‘Forgiveness’; ‘Holiness’; ‘Faith in society’; and ‘Life in the Spirit’. Each session will last about an hour, and we do hope you can join us. Here are the Zoom details:
Meeting ID: 819 4942 1387 Passcode: 709773
For more information about Lent Giving and other Lent resources please look at our What's On page.
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