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29 September 2020

St Michael’s Church Framlingham with All Saints Saxtead

Priest-in-Charge: Revd Chris Davey,
tel: 01728 723454
Email:   framlinghamrectory@btinternet.com
Contact details for Parish Office:  Tel: 01728 638512
Email framparish@gmail.com
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A warm welcome to Revd Chris Davey

24 September 2020


A very warm welcome to Revd Chris Davey whose Licensing Service at the Church of St Michael's Framlingham

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New Alpha Course now starting October 5th at 8pm

9 September 2020

New Alpha Course starting

October 5th 8pm via Zoom and YouTube. Info from charity@charityquin.com

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Msg from Framlingham College Chaplain Rev Brynn Bayman

5 September 2020


Brynn Bayman is back, and has sent a short video for you, before he re-starts Soul Food in the new term.

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September News

24 August 2020

Stepping into someone’s shoes?
I can remember an Archdeacon of Norfolk saying to me some years ago that he never referred to the period between the departure of a parish priest and the arrival of his successor as an ‘interregnum’. He used the word ’vacancy’, and had good reason.
“There is only one King who reigns over His Church,“ he said, “and that is the Lord Jesus Christ, and He is with us always.”
But even the word ‘vacancy’ is suspect because it gives the impression that the departure of an incumbent leaves a church in a kind of ecclesiastical and spiritual vacuum or limbo.
A large number of very committed members of the congregations of St. Michael’s and All Saints have devoted themselves to ensuring that the worship and witness of the Churches have been sustained in the weeks between the departure of Mark Sanders and the arrival of Chris Davey. ‘Well done, good and faithful servants!’
The past months have been particularly challenging because of the impact of Covid-19. We have had to adapt to a very different way of gathering for worship and fellowship. This has been particularly distressing for those who are unable to use the technology or who find Zoomed worship deeply unsatisfying. But there have been some positive gains. We are very grateful to Anne Lawrence and others who have used their skills in the use of the media to make the Sunday services available to such a large number. And it has been a particular delight to welcome children into various aspects of leadership. You have blessed us.
But now, from looking back, we look forward to welcoming Chris Davey and his partner Jochen. The idea of stepping into someone else’s shoes is very unhelpful. Chris comes with his own experience of parish ministry to draw upon; his own personality and spirituality to offer as gifts. He has expressed his desire to work in a team with others; to encourage and develop their gifts.
It is a cause of great sadness to him and to us all that attendance at his licensing in St. Michael’s Church on the evening of Wednesday September 23rd will by invitation in order to limit the numbers. He also faces, right from the start, the additional difficulty of leading Sunday worship by Zoom.
Please uphold him in your prayers and let us welcome him warmly with our love.
Hopefully there will be an opportunity to meet face to face, and for a proper celebration when this virus is finally defeated by an effective vaccine.

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Wednesday Morning 10.30am Eucharist has restarted in St Michael's

15 July 2020

Wednesday morning Eucharist at St Michaels

We are very happy to say that as from,

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Starting 12th JULY new service times

3 July 2020

SERVICES IN ST MICHAEL’S AND ALL SAINTS     published   03.07.20

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St Michael's is open for private prayer this week.

15 June 2020


Opening of St Michael's Framlingham

I am very pleased say that from this morning, 15 June, St Michaels will be open and able to welcome everyone in for private individual prayer. 
Unfortunately, we are still unable to hold services, but this is a welcome start.

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