Please take a look at the regularly updated 'News and Notices' page on the drop down menu for updates; the most recent edition of the Benefice Magazine; on-line worship and social possibilities during the current Covid-19 emergency; and the updated Risk Assessment as our churches begin to reopen for Private Prayer, Worship, Weddings, Baptisms and funerals. You may like to follow events in the Benefice on Facebook.com/utvbenefice/
Begin every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (except bank holidays) by sharing Morning Prayer with others - it's not possible in Church but it is by Zoom. Zoom id 819 938 4719 Password 349043 Please note that Morning Prayer on the 27th January will take place at 10am and will include a time to remember Holocaust Memorial Day
Live streamed serviceMorning Worship/PrayerPrayers
The churches in Upper Tas Valley actively support the Trussell Trust Foodbank in Norwich and it's satellite food banks. In-date non-perishable food and toileteries are needed. The situation with Covid-19 means that for the moment there are less collection points than usual and that food may only be left in the Foodbank Collection boxes inside the church on specific days: Daily - High Gables Porch, Church Road, Wreningham 10am-4pm Saturday - Tacolneston Church Sunday - Fundenhall Church Sunday - Forncett St Mary Church Thursday - Ashwellthorpe Church Thank you so much for supporting the Foodbank and all those who use it!
The Coffee Break
Every Monday at 10:30 a.m. for 30m
Zoom video conferencing c/o Tacolneston Rectory NR16
Are you missing the water cooler? Do you just feel like a break from what you're doing on a Monday morning in a Pandemic and want a chat with someone else? Are you teaching your children at home and want a playtime break? You're warmly invited to join the weekly Monday morning Coffee break on Zoom- every Monday between 10.30 and 11am (all you need to bring is yourself something to drink and how ever many biscuits you can manage). The code is 819-938-4719 - passcode 349043
RefreshmentsCoffee morningCommunity event
Every Monday at 6 p.m. for 30m
Zoom video conferencing C/o Tacolneston Rectory NR16
The following churches in our group will be open for private Prayer in daylight hours:
All Saints Church in Tacolneston NR16 1EF (Saturday from 10am) St Margaret's, Hapton NR15 1SE (Saturday from 10am)
St Mary's Church in Forncett St Mary NR16 1JG (Sunday, afternoon only from 15th February )
St Nicholas Church in Fundenhall NR16 1EJ (Sunday from 10am)
All Saints, Ashwellthorpe NR16 1EZ (Sunday from 11am)
In each Church you will find COVID-19 security measures in place, for your own safety we ask that you follow them during your visit. Please join us in continuing to pray for the nation: its leaders, its health and essential services, and for all those who suffer.
Upper Tas Valley Benefice Sunday Service
Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr
Zoom Video Conferencing online or by phone Upper Tas Valley Benefice NR16 United Kingdom
During the current lockdown this service will be live-streamed on Zoom as well as in Church. To join the service by phone: 0203 966 3809 or 0203 695 0088. Whether joining by phone or online the code is 819 938 4719 Whichever way you come to the service, YOU will be very welcome! During May the service pattern will be 2nd May Vocations Sunday at All Saints Church, Tacolneston (NR16 1EF) - Holy Communion with Swearing in of Churchwardens, commissioning of the PCCs and the blessing of vocations 9th May at St Mary's Church, Forncett St Mary (NR16 1JG) - Morning Worship 16th May on Zoom Spiritual Communion 23rd May - Celebration of Pentecost and the fifth anniversary or re-opening - Morning Worship at St Nicholas's Church, Fundenhall (NR16 1EJ) 30th May - Holy Communion at St Mary's Church, Forncett St Mary (NR16 1JG)
Please note that die to COVID 19 restrictions, all of our church-based services are ticketed events. To book a place please phone 01953 788227 or email [email protected]
The order of service for Sunday Morning Worship and Holy Communion from Christmas to Candlemas can be downloaded from the News and Notices Page.
Eucharist/Holy CommunionPentecostLive streamed serviceHymnsMorning Worship/PrayerTicketed EventMusicGluten-free communionCommon Worship Event held in a Church