We would like to offer you a very warm welcome to the website of All Saints Church Kesgrave.

Please feel free to browse our site, take some time to look at our photos and read our articles.

We are a Church of England Church and are proud of our strong relationship with the community of Kesgrave. You may see us out and about at Kesgrave's community meetings, retirement homes, regular community services, primary and secondary schools.

Every Blessing 

Rev Robin Spittle

Vicar


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ALL SAINTS KESGRAVE CHURCH SERVICES

All Saints Kesgrave are delighted to announce to be hosting FOUR CHURCH SERVICES a week:

8.30am -9.00am         Sunday Holy Communion 

12.00pm - 12.30pm  Sunday Holy Communion( 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month)
12.00pm - 12.30pm  Service ( 2nd,4th and 5th Sunday of the month)

6.30pm-     7.00pm    Evensong

11.00am- 11.30am   Thursday Holy  Communion 

All three services will be 20 min long, traditional BCP style or Common worship, a simple mix of prayer, confession, thought for the day and blessing, you will be able to listen to some music to reflect upon. Holy Communion will also be available for those who find it comforting.
To ensure safe social distancing and due to limited numbers please email Robin Spittle on robinspittle@btinternet.com or phone 01473 623388 to confirm your attendance.
 Polite reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.

We hope you have found some comfort and joy in attending our Zoom ASK Services and Events. We will be continuing with those and will be sending updates and links to those on our email ASK Directory or alternatively you may also see our updates here on this page bellow. 
We are trying to regularly update notices and information as they become available, as well as adding items onto our pages on The Church of England's 'A Church Near You' site - https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/2061/
If you are on Facebook, please like and follow us on our page - All Saints Church Kesgrave
https://www.facebook.com/Askesgrave/
- where we will also upload important developments and information, videos and ideas for prayer and worship.


COVID-19 - REVISED Thursday  22ndof October 2020

A message from your Vicar

We wish to assure you that as a church we are continually  monitoring and  updating our decisions and practices with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time of national and world-wide uncertainty, we will of course continue to adhere to rules and guidance as set out by the Government, The Church of England and the Diocese of St.Edmundsbury. Please see below details of our online and Church services:

Sunday 25th of October 2020-8.30am-9.00am -  HOLY COMMUNION
Quiet traditional BCP style worship, a simple mix of prayer, confession, thought for the day and blessing, you will also be able to listen to some music to reflect upon. An uplifting way to start any Sunday. Holy Communion will also be available for those who find it comforting.
To ensure safe social distancing and due to limited numbers please email Robin Spittle on robinspittle@btinternet.com or phone 01473 623388 to confirm your attendance.
Polite reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.

Sunday 25th of October 2020- 10.00am- 11.00am ASK ZOOM CHURCH-  The Parable of Salt and Light
We would love you to join our All Saints Zoom Church- at 10.00 am !!! This service will be hosted at the Church. There are  limited number of spaces for those who don’t mind not being able to sing. Please contact Robin if you would like to book a place. Email robinspittle@btinternet.com phone 01473 623388

Please click the link below to join :
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87124880351?pwd=UWowQ3lncXhXSitKbUJWOXRKM1N4Zz09

Meeting ID: 871 2488 0351
Passcode: 957840
Please note:
If you encounter any difficulties  in joining this Service, please contact  Ollie Scase  for assistance askyouthwork@gmail.com

You will be able to listen to a sermon, join in with worship and prayer-time activities. This coming Sunday 25th October at 10am at Zoom church, we continue our parables series and our service will focus on the parable of ‘Salt and Light’.
For our prayer activity we invite you to have a go at colouring in one of the lighthouses below - either a colour by numbers or a stained glass effect. There’s also a word search to choose from, or you could have a go at creating a lighthouse from salty play dough or Lego! We’d love to see your creations!

https://activities.raisingourkids.com/color-by-number/007-by-number-coloring-page.html

https://stamping.craftgossip.com/freebie-lighthouse-image/2013/05/29/?utm_source=feedly

https://sermons4kids.com/a_pinch_of_salt_wordsearch.htm

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

                Salt  Light 

Play dough Lighthouse    James's Lighthouse

Please can you let us know in advance of any upcoming Birthdays or Anniversaries between 25.10.20- 01.11.20  if you wish to mention them in the Service. Please email robinspittle@btinternet.com

For those joining Zoom for the first time ,
There are some simple instructions how to join
https://www.askesgrave.org/howtojoin.htm

if you wish to view our recorded All Saints Zoom Church Services on our Website
https://www.askesgrave.org/askzoomchurchrecordedservices.htm

Sunday 25th of October 2020- 10.00am- 10.30am-Service at Little Bealings
The services will last for approximately 20 minutes and will be adapted to conform to all government guidelines, including physical distancing, use of hand sanitiser and wipes, and regular cleaning of the Churches. There will be social distancing rules in operation except for family members who can--of course--sit together. Please note that services will vary from church to church. While we are all getting used to this strange new world, we hope that you will come along and join us since we don’t know when we will get back to church as it used to be!
In order to safeguard all, we have to limit attendance so please call (leave a message) or email to book a place. Please contact Churchwarden at Little Bealings Church   Corinne Fear by email  corinnejarvis@hotmail.co.uk  or phone 07810 355511 Polite Reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.  

Sunday 25th of October 2020- 11.15am- 12.00pm-APCM ALL SAINTS KESGRAVE 
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting is to be held on Sunday 25th October in Church, commencing at 11.15am. This is a little later in the year than normal because of the Pandemic. Each year we hope to have three new members joining the Council and to that end if you would like to be considered for election please contact Robin (Rev R Spittle, (623388 or email robinspittle@btinternet.com).Similarly, because of the Covid 19 Social distancing restrictions imposed those wishing to the attend the Annual meeting should also contact Robin to ensure permitted numbers are not exceeded. 
You may also have wish to  "attend"  the APCM on Zoom.
Please click the link below to join :
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87124880351?pwd=UWowQ3lncXhXSitKbUJWOXRKM1N4Zz09

Meeting ID: 871 2488 0351
Passcode: 957840
Please note:
If you encounter any difficulties  in joining this Service, please contact  Ollie Scase  for assistance askyouthwork@gmail.com

Polite reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.  

Sunday 25th of October 2020 - 12.00pm-12.30pm -SERVICE
Quiet traditional Common worship, a simple mix of prayer, confession, thought for the day and blessing, you will be able to listen to some music to reflect upon.
To ensure safe social distancing and due to limited numbers please email Robin Spittle on robinspittle@btinternet.com or phone 01473 623388 to confirm your attendance.  
Polite reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.

Sunday 25th of October 2020- 6.30pm-7.00pm- EVENSONG 
A simple traditional  Book of Common Prayer evening  service.  We look forward to seeing you!
To ensure safe social distancing and due to limited numbers please email Robin Spittle on robinspittle@btinternet.com or phone 01473 623388 to confirm your attendance.  
Polite reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.

Thursday 29th of October 2020-11.00am-11.30am - THURSDAY HOLY COMMUNION

Quiet traditional BCP style worship, a simple mix of prayer, confession, thought for the day and blessing, you will  be able to listen to some music to reflect uponHoly Communion will also be available for those who find  it comforting.
To ensure safe social distancing and due to limited numbers please email Robin Spittle on 
robinspittle@btinternet.com or phone 01473 623388 to confirm your attendance.
Polite reminder:
Please may we ask you to follow our Government’s advice on mandatory face coverings.


Friday 30th of October 2020- 7.00pm-8.30pm
Please join us for a fun evening of questions and laughter via Zoom. Children are very welcome, with some questions even complied by our younger members. No need to form a team, our Quiz Master  will work that all out for us!
Here's the link to join :

LINK TO FOLLOW


I have now produced  “Thoughts For The Times” videos and (amazingly to me) these seem to have been very well received!  They can be accessed through this  website

https://www.askesgrave.org/thoughtforthetimes.htm

To help us communicate with each other our Ministry Team are  using Zoom for Morning Prayer and a Staff Meeting each Monday
Look out for the Prayer, Listening and Practical Support Schemes that are coming into practice 
https://www.askesgrave.org/supportline.htm

You can also keep  in contact with us through our Facebook Page 
https://www.facebook.com/Askesgrave/

At the moment we are still allowing funerals at All Saints. Having said that the number that are allowed to attend is very low and the suggestion is that a basic funeral can be followed by a Thanksgiving Service later in the year. I want to reassure those who can’t attend that to simply remember their loved one at home during the time of the service is both itself appropriate and also what that loved one would want them to do.

Please be assured that the community of Kesgrave is continually in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Robin

A prayer for this time of difficulty...

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy.
Sustain and support the anxious,
be with those who care for the sick,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may find comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen.

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