We aspire to be an open and growing Christian community, serving our diverse neighbourhood

CHURCH OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER on Saturdays 10am - 2pm

Following the government’s announcement that we can open again for private prayer, we are pleased to announce that we will be opening St. Matthew’s every Saturday from 20th June from 10am to 2pm. We will be following strict guidelines to ensure social distancing and appropriate hygiene measures.

OPENING FOR SUNDAY WORSHIP

Although we have now been given permission to hold services in Church we face various restrictions and we have to work out what will ensure the safety of all who attend, as well as how we continue to provide for those who can’t. We are therefore not rushing to open but will do it at the right time for all of us. 

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Sunday Mornings at 10am

On the second Sunday of the month, we have a Service of Prayer around a Discovery Group discussion.

Other Sundays will follow our normal pattern of Communion Services every week.

We are using a shorter and hopefully more inclusive service at 10am. We'll be inviting children to share with us at the beginning and end of the Service and will give them a ‘challenge’ each week based on the Activity Sheet (found lower down).

The link is the same for every Sunday Morning at 10am

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84253096889?pwd=SmVldHVEcjhTemNzV2w0M2htVEhTQT09

Meeting ID: 842 5309 6889

Password: 153251

 

Daily Prayer - 

every week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/77327449636?pwd=Z3ZFbTdpaTNack9PMnhHUHZyVEFndz09

Meeting ID: 773 2744 9636

Password: 4ywWKQ

We are invited to join Chapel Allerton Methodist Church for

Tuesday evening Bible studies on Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th June 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82483480013pwd=MUhNcDl3cXNvK2JYL0ltNzlPcWRXdz09
Meeting ID: 824 8348 0013
Password: 554436

Whether or not you are able to join via Zoom, the booklet for the month can be downloaded free from: https://www.preachweb.org/books-and-diaries/bible-month-30-days-with-ruth-digital-copy 

Join by phone

You can join these services using your phone by dialling 0203 481 5240 or 0131 460 1196 and using the relevant ID and Passwords as shown above.

If you need help with shopping or getting prescriptions due to having to self-isolate, please call

0113 378 1877

 

This number is administered by Leeds City Council, from where your request will be processed.

Voluntary Action Leeds are helping with this work, and can pass your request to local community groups who then arrange to mobilise volunteers to help.

 

InterACT Church and Community Partnership are the group looking after the Moortown Ward. St. Matthew’s is a part of InterACT

 

The Chapel Allerton Ward is being looked after by Feel Good Factor, based in Chapeltown.

Find more help

COVID 19 SUPPORT LINE

St Gemma's and Wheatfields Hospices have launched a Covid-19 support line, for anyone in Leeds who has ill relatives or friends or who has lost a loved one from Covid-19. To access the support line, call St Gemma’s Hospice on 0113 218 5544 or Wheatfields Hospice on 0113 203 3369.  Further information, please visit - http://www.st-gemma.co.uk/covid19-supportline

 

 

CHAPEL ALLERTON'S VIRTUAL PRAYER WALL:

https://padlet.com/prayerwallleeds/noc0f8amsi5

Church of England online resources -

Check out the website for prayer and worship at:

https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/church-online

Time to pray, Daily Prayer and Reflections apps: chpublishing.co.uk

or start your search from the Church of England's homepage

https://www.churchofengland.org/

Take a short cut to this useful page about prayer

https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/learning-pray

This link leads to useful information about coping with isolation

https://www.alonetogether.org.uk/

Worship for Everyone (on Facebook) You may like something from the following:

Family Worship for all ages, led by a family:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/worshipforeveryone/videos/?ref=page_internal

There are some great Bible apps out there. We like:

www.biblegateway.com

www.youversion.com

DAILY HOPE

a free national phone line available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044
offers music, prayers and reflections.

 

We encourage you to support:

North and West Leeds Foodbank  a project founded by local churches and community groups, working together towards stopping hunger in our local area.

PAFRAS supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds since 2003.

WYDAN a network of organisations and individuals across West Yorkshire, supporting destitute asylum seekers.

Thrive

Thrive Leeds enables children, young people and families to enjoy life, grow in confidence and develop faith in Jesus

Baptisms

We are uploading an

all-age Activity Sheet

each week.

Please feel free to

share widely

Weddings

Funerals

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St. Matthew's Church. Wood Lane, Chapel Allerton Leeds United Kingdom LS7 3QF

0113 268 3072

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