St Peter and St Paul's

Kirton

Rural Dean: Lis Ward 01205 355172

Parish Administrator - Church Warden: Fay Baillie 01205 723529

Treasurer - Church Warden: Simon Fletcher 07547 729017

Opening Times

While in vacancy Kirton Church will only be open for services and by prior arrangement. Please contact the Parish Administrator 07598987199.

MondayChurch closed
TuesdayChurch closed
WednesdayChurch Closed
ThursdayEucharist 09:30am
FridayChurch closed
SaturdayChurch closed
SundayEucharist 11:00am

Service Times

Sunday - 11:00 AM
Thurday - 9:30 AM
Saints Days and Holy Days as announced

Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 12:30 to 16:00

Free entry

Decorated Christmas Trees

Stalls

Children's Activities

Refreshments

More details to follow...

Kirton Church

Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00

Free entry

Decorated Christmas Trees

Stalls

Children's Activities

Refreshments

More details to follow...

Kirton Church

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 19:00

Please join us for a preview of this year's Christmas Tree festival!
Entry £5.00
Musical entertainment - glass of wine - nibbles

Kirton Church

There will be a Coffee and Consultation Open Meeting on SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER 2021 at 11am

For details please click below...

Kirton Parish Church is open for Sunday Eucharist - 11am and Thursday Eucharist - 9:30am

Please wear a face covering and observe social distancing

Please ring 07547729017 for further information or for details on how to use Zoom

If you need to book a Funeral or need to speak to a priest/vicar please ring our

Churchwarden

07547729017

or contact

The Rural Dean

Revd Andy Higginson

01205 760480

* Please note, we are currently unable to offer Wedding or Baptism services, due to current COVID-19 restrictions. Please call the above numbers to inquire about a Wedding or Baptism in the future.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are praying for those effected by the virus, and for those who are working hard to care for those who are sick. If you are feeling isolated and would like to talk to someone or would like to request prayers, then please ring the mobile number on 07547729017, and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. If you need practical help, for instance if you are self-isolating and need shopping we will try to help. We want to look out for and support the most vulnerable members of our community in Kirton.

A Prayer

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.

This link gives the latest Church of England guidance:

www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-churches

Current information, correct as of 05/01/2021 - untill updated

SS Peter and Pauls, Kirton will remail open for communal worship and funerals, as per government and CofE guidance.

We are commited to ensuring the safety of evryone who enters our church, which is why certain restrictions and procedures have been put in place and these MUST be followed. Please read the bullet points bellow for the latest changes we have introduced.

- It is a legal requirement for everyone to wear a mask/face covering while inside the church. We do have disposable masks available for anyone who requires one on arrival.

- Strict 2m social distancing between households MUST be adheared to. The chairs have all been arranged to be spaced 2m apart and shouldn't be moved. If you are attnding as a couple or as a family household, a volunteer will be happy to arrange the required number of chairs. Please do not mingle with anyone outsode of your household whilst inside the church, if you would like to talk to a fellow paritioner, please do so outside of the Lynch gate. 

- Hand sanitiser has been palced at all entrances, exits and in stratagic points throughout the church, please use them when you arrive and befor you leave, and also after handling service sheets and books.

- Singing by the congregation is curretly prohibited. We still have hymns played during the service, but please remember not to sing along.

The guidance is constantly changing and being updated, any changes will be conveyed during the weekly services, via email, post and on Facebook. If you are unsure of anything, or would like to ask any questions, please call 07547729017.

Best wishes to you all

Simon Fletcher
Church Warden
SS Peter and Paul, Kirton.

St Peter and St Paul, Kirton

Notices Sunday 8th March; 2nd Sunday of Lent

Reverend Sue will be saying Morning Prayer in church at 9.30 am on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and would welcome anyone able to come along. She plans to be in church until 1200 on both days each week so the church can be kept open. (Please note Reverend Sue will be away for a funeral from 10.30am on Wednesday 4th March, but the church will still be open if you wish to visit). Sue will be available to chat on those days every week if you would like to pop in, and do let her know of anyone who would like a home visit.

Our next Lent Group meeting starts at 10.30am on Thursday 12th March; this week’s theme is “Land & Plants” – join us after Eucharist which is at 9.30am.

Quiet Day at San Damiano in Metheringham “Stand and Share” led by Revd Sue Spencer 9.30am-3.30pm on 14th March -  £15 suggest donation - Reverend Sue will be driving if anyone would like to come and wants a lift, please let her know.

Mothering Sunday – on 22nd March the parish Eucharist will move to 8.30am, and there will be a Family Service at 11.00am.

Church Big Clean – Please help us get our church looking even more beautiful for Holy Week and Easter – “many hands make light work” – join us at 10am on Monday 30th March.

This year’s Chrism Mass will be held at Lincoln Cathedral on Tuesday 7th April at 11am, when clergy renew their vows and the oils for baptism, confirmation and anointing the sick are blessed by the Bishop. Please let Reverend Sue know if you would like to come.

Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday - Sunday April 5th - Blessing of Palms, Palm Gospel and Procession at 11:00am.

Monday 6th April        Midday Prayer and meditation on at 12 Noon.

Wednesday 8th April   Stations of the Cross at 12 Noon

Maundy Thursday - Thursday April 9th Mass of the Last Supper, Footwashing and Stripping of the Altar at 7:00pm followed by the Watch of Prayer at the Altar of Repose until 10:00pm.

Good Friday – Friday April 10th Solemn Liturgy of the Passion at 2:00pm

Holy Saturday - Saturday April 11th The Great Easter Vigil at 7:00pm.

Easter Day- Sunday April 12th Easter Day Family Mass at 11:00am

Please join us for our Lent Group in St Peter and St Paul Church in Kirton - All Welcome 

St Peter and St Paul Kirton

Lent Group

Thursdays 10.30am-12 Noon

                                     

                                    Week 1 - 27th February        Light & Energy

                                    Week 2 - 5th March              Water

                                    Week 3 - 12th March            Land & Plants

                                    Week 4 - 19th March            Stars and Seasons

                                    Week 5 - 26th March            Creatures of Sea and Sky

                                    Week 6 - 2nd April                Humans and Other Animals

Each week we will use a Bible reading and reflect on a particular aspect of the wonder of God’s creation. We will then talk about whether we can do more to value and protect the world around us. #LiveLent: Care for God’s Creation is the Church of England’s Lent Campaign for 2020.  

SUNDAY September 8th    The 12th Sunday after Trinity. 

Today we welcome you to Father Paul's Final Parish Eucharist at Kirton at 11:00am.

The Anglican-Methodist Covenant

Don’t forget that there has been a Covenant between the Methodist Church in Britain and the Church of England since 1 November 2003.

That said, our Local Covenant here in Kirton was actually signed in Kirton Methodist Church on 13th September 1970!  We were ahead of our time!   Let us keep up the good work of ecumenical cooperation for the future.

Today we warmly welcome all our friends from Kirton Methodist Church with their new minister – The Reverend Ann Lett.

Fr Paul’s new address is The Rectory, Winterstoke Way, Ramsgate, Kent. CT118AG.

HARVEST FESTIVAL AT KIRTON – 22nd September at 11:00am and the Harvest Supper in the Town Hall on September 28th at 7:00pm. Tickets now on sale in Church, please see Ronnie Fowdrey or Maggie Welberry for tickets @ £15 each.

Fosdyke Harvest at 9:30am on the 29th September.

Algarkirk Harvest  October 6th at 11:00am

DURING THE VACANCY.

As from September 9th the normal schedule of services will remain the same on Sunday at 11:00am and Thursday at 9:30am, and the Church will remain open on a daily basis, except on Mondays.

However, the regularity of the Daily Office of Morning and Evening Prayer may need to change. Please watch out for announcements and changes on Sundays and in the Kirton News.  Also, a new special telephone number will be made available very soon for contacting the Churchwardens in respect of making bookings for Baptisms, Marriages, but with Funerals being done direct, with the Rural Dean via local Funeral Directors.

New Church Telephone Number as from September 9th is 07598987199. This has an answerphone facility.

Please do all you can to assist the Churchwardens in running the Church during the vacancy.

SUNDAY September 1st    The 11th  Sunday after Trinity. 

Parish Eucharist at Kirton at 11:00am.

Father Paul's Final Eucharist at Fosdyke!

September 1st at 3:00pm

Hymns & Pimms Something a little different - for one day only!

A celebration service of joyful favourite hymns, with commentaries, a homily and then moving from the Peace into a shortened Eucharist.

All welcome

HARVEST FESTIVAL AT KIRTON – 22nd September at 11:00am and the Harvest Supper in the Town Hall on September 28th at 7:00pm. Tickets now on sale in Church, please see Maureen Pepperdine for tickets @ £15 each.

Fosdyke Harvest at 9:30am on the 29th September.

Algarkirk Harvest  October 6th at 11:00am

Sunday September 8th will be Fr Paul’s last Sunday with us, and on that day there will be one joint Eucharist for the whole Benefice at Kirton at 11:00am also attended by the Kirton Methodist Church congregation. This will be an opportunity for us collectively to say our farewell. Fr Paul’s new address is The Rectory, Winterstoke Way, Ramsgate, Kent. CT118AG

DURING THE VACANCY.

As from September 9th the normal schedule of services will remain the same on Sunday at 11:00am and Thursday at 9:30am, and the Church will remain open on a daily basis, except on Mondays.

However, the regularity of the Daily Office of Morning and Evening Prayer may need to change. Please watch out for announcements and changes on Sundays and in the Kirton News.  Also, a new special telephone number will be made available very soon for contacting the Churchwardens in respect of making bookings for Baptisms, Marriages, but with Funerals being done direct, with the Rural Dean via local Funeral Directors.

New Church Telephone Number as from September 9th is 07598987199. This has an answerphone facility.

Please do all you can to assist the Churchwardens in running the Church during the vacancy. Here is prayer you might like to pray every day