We aspire to be an open and growing Christian community, serving our diverse neighbourhood
PATTERN OF SERVICES for October -
2nd Sunday of the month on Zoom, all other Services in Church.
All services will be at 10am. It is no longer necessary to book.
Meeting ID: 783 1846 2049
Join by phone 0131 4601196.
CHURCH HOMELESS TRUST – as a response to our recent Service for Homeless Sunday, please consider making a donation to this national charity or to local homeless charities such as St George’s Crypt, St Anne’s community service. Visit their websites for details and see below. The need is more pressing than ever. The Church Homeless Trust website gives valuable practical advice on how to help homeless people.
Donations to charities working for the Homeless:
St. George's Crypt Great George St, Leeds, LS1 3BR
Emmaus Leeds St Mary's St, Leeds LS9 7DP
Simon on the Streets Crown House, 94 Armley Rd, Armley, Leeds LS12 2EJ
Remembrance Sunday 14th November Service will be in Church and not outdoors as originally planned. You will need to book to attend this service.
Toy service 12th December Carol service with collection of new toys
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE FOOD - please visit Notices
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.
FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT
Our beautiful building already provides:
- Night Shelter for destitute asylum seekers.
- Performance space for youth musical theatre.
- A place for The Russian Orthodox Church.
- Community Cafe.
- Bookable Meeting Room and Kitchen
for local groups.
- Classical music concerts with opportunities for
- Welcome for our local schools
And a place of Worship and Prayer.
When we can open up again, we would love to have enough light for all of this, but our current lighting system is quickly fading. Please consider making a donation if you can. We want to share the light with all our community. Please visit the give a little website.
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:
Church of England online resources -
Check out the website for prayer and worship at:
Time to pray, Daily Prayer and Reflections apps: chpublishing.co.uk
or start your search from the Church of England's homepage
Take a short cut to this useful page about prayer
This link leads to useful information about coping with isolation
Worship for Everyone (on Facebook) You may like something from the following:
Family Worship for all ages, led by a family:
There are some great Bible apps out there. We like:
a free national phone line available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044
offers music, prayers and reflections.
We encourage you to support:
St. Matthew's Church
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