Following the Coronvirus outbreak, services at Pett Chapel remain suspended for the time being.
we are unable to worship as we would wish, we have been using a number
of ways to keep in touch with each other and to maintain the work of
Every Wednesday, at 8pm, we hold a meeting via Zoom, with a varied programme of worship, prayer and study (and always time to chat).
On Sundays, at 10am, Pen Wilcock leads a weekly
devotion via Facebook under the name of The
Both of these meetings are by invitation to ensure that
those taking part are able to share their thoughts and feelings within
a safe environment. As Pen puts it, opening it up to the whole world
would be rather like attending a housegroup and then finding your
private conversations splashed all across the newspapers.
To join the Zoom group, just drop us an e-mail to ask for a link. For Facebook, when you land
on the page you will need to send a request to join. New members are very welcome at both.
If you prefer to just listen or watch, I recommend The
Vine at Home
produced weekly by Twelve Baskets for use in church, at home or in small groups. Perfect for a short spiritual top up at any
time of the week.
If you fancy using your time
constructively to explore the Bible, maybe for the first time in any
depth, the Bible Project offers an engaging
introduction on Youtube.
Each clip runs for around 6-8 minutes, and provides a very accessible
overview of the whole story in around 100 bite-sized chunks. Used as a daily
devotional, it would take you right through the Bible in about 3 months
and, I suspect, leave you with an appetite to dive in more deeply.
Finally, during the lockdown, Keith has been busy writing songs and
re-visiting some old ones. At long last, some of his work is available
for the world to view on Youtube. So far, just a few songs have been
uploaded, but it is Keith's aim to add to these over the coming weeks.
You can find the collection so far at The Music of Keith Miller
just a reminder, in case you missed it, that you can still view Carols
In The Barn, which we recorded in December. Christmas, for most, might
be a distant memory, but it's never too late for a bit of festive
cheer. Just click on the donkey and enjoy.
Post Office open
the best efforts of Coronavirus, the twice-weekly Post Office service
continues to operate in the church hall on Mondays and Thursdays
between approximately 12.30 and 3pm.