Church of England Diocese of Rochester East Malling

8. Corona Virus advice and prayer resources

Advice from the Church of England and Public Health England can be found by clicking here. Prayer resources taken from the Church of England website can be found by clicking on the EM Prayer sheet below. A simple order of service for prayers at home can be found by clicking on this link.

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Following the directions of the Archbishop of Canterbury, our own diocesan Bishop and the Prime Minister our churches are now fully closed with </span>immediate<span style="font-size: 1rem;"> effect. Be assured that our clergy will still be praying for you and their parishes, even when that cannot be done in a church building.</span>

You can email us your prayer requests by using the 'contact us' section of this website.

We will continue to post the readings, collect and post communion prayers for each Sunday in the 'News and Notice's' section of this website and Fr Derek's sermon for each Sunday will also be posted in the same section.

Our Facebook and Twitter feeds can be found under 'social' on this website and will contain more information.

Our brothers and sister in the Methodist Church at Larkfield have provided the following TV and Radio worship resources:

• Choral Evensong: sung evening prayer, usually with an anthem, in a Cathedral style. BBC Radio 3 Wed 3:30pm Repeated Sunday 3pm 92 — 95 FM and DAB Digital Radio

• Sunday Worship: Radio broadcast of worship from a church; the closest to "a normal Sunday service" BBC Radio 4 8.10am Sunday 103 — 104 FM and DAB Digital Radio

• Daily Service; a 15min service of music, prayers and scripture BBC Radio 4 Long Wave or Radio 4 Extra 09:45 Mon — Saturday Long Wave: 198 or to get Radio 4 Extra on DAB: After tuning to Radio 4 DAB, select "Daily Service" (from your display, shortly before it is due to start) with the tuning wheel and press the selector button.

• Songs of Praise. A religious magazine TV programme; interviews, prayers and hymns/songs. Words appear on the screen so you can join in singing. BBC One, (TV) usually 1:15pm

• The BBC announced on the Wednesday 1pm news that there will be a TV service on Sunday mornings, initially led by the Archbishop of Canterbury

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