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    About our Church

    Church is closed until further notice - there are no services.

    There is a separate folder of materials for home worshp, including Karen's Sunday sermons.

    The BBC's Easter plans can be seen here

    Don't forget we have a FaceBook page - St Paul's Church Birkenshaw. We also now have a private FaceBook group (St Paul's Birkenshaw), which you can apply to join; it is limited to church members and friends, so it's a safe place to share your thoughts if you're wary of using the whole wide world of FaceBook!

    Spotlight In the current situation, we will not be producing the April edition of Spotlight. You can find some of the material that would have been in it in the Spotlight folder.

    Hello everyone. As you're all likely to be aware by this point, the church building is closed until further notice. However, this doesn’t mean that there is no church. Church is not cancelled; we are the church! We can still worship together and pray together, but for everyone’s safety we must do it from our own homes.

    In these challenging times it feels more important than ever that we witness to the love of Christ in our dealings with one another and with the wider world. We cannot go into the church building but we can certainly “be” the church wherever we are, and whatever we're doing.

    Last Sunday morning, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, celebrated the Eucharist from Lambeth Palace on BBC Radio 4.

    If you missed it live, you can catch up here

     

    If you would like to say Morning Prayer at home, there are materials to download in the Home Worship Materials tab, and there is a service on the St Mary's web site: St Mary's Morning Prayer

    Click here for this month's Prayer Diary

    In more normal times:

    St Paul's is an Anglican church in the Diocese of Leeds We are a friendly parish and we can assure you of a warm welcome.

    There is always something going on at St Paul's. We try to make our worship accessible, understandable and relevant to life in the 21st Century.

    We are committed to being at the heart of our local community and throughout the week various groups meet in our building, our Church Life pages have full details.

    Families and young people are always welcome and well catered for at our services, see our Children and Young People pages for more information.

    We are also always happy to have a chat with you about Baptisms (Christenings), Confirmation, Weddings or Funerals.

    We look forward to welcoming you to our churches.

     

    Dates for your Diary

    Sunday 31st May 2020 3pm Pentecost Service at St Pauls Church (or in the Church grounds weather permitting)

     

    SAFEGUARDING

    St Pauls Church Birkenshaw is committed to the protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults and ensuring the wellbeing of all who attend the Church. If you have any concerns please contact our PCC appointed Safeguarding Officer Nick Wright nicholash_wright@hotmail.co.uk. Our Policy Statement and Whos Who re Safeguarding at St Pauls Church can be located in the Safeguarding Folder.

    Up to date information regarding Safeguarding can be found at Diocesan Safeguarding Information

    The Diocesan Safeguarding Team contact is:

    Jenny Price - jenny.price@leeds.anglican.org

    Telephone 0113 3530258/07800 740001

    National Helpline Numbers

    Childline 0800 1111

    NSPCC 0808 500 800

    Samaritans 08457 909090

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