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Church location: 

Lichfield Road, 
Stafford ST17 4LJ

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Correspondence to:

The Rev.  Martin Strang
St. Thomas Vicarage
Doxey Road
Stafford ST16 1EQ

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10th June 2021

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Parish of Forebridge Stafford

Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire in the UK

Our Vicar is the Revd. Martin Strang
Our Curate is Revd.  Ian Perry

Church Wardens

Mr S Turner and Mrs J Palphreyman

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The Church continues to be alive and active within Government guide lines..

Our worship of God and our care for each other is being done in ways which comply with current regulations.

 Online Worship and Prayer

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     Our Vicar                      Revd Ian Perry                         

                 Our Vicar Revd. Martin Strang                                     Our Curate Revd Ian Perry.                


Sunday 10th October, 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion.

Tuesday,12th October 9:45 for 10:00 a.m. Morning Prayer on Zoom. 
Followed by Zoom "refreshments".

Thursday ,14th October 9:45 for 10:00 a.m. Morning Prayer on Zoom. 
Followed by Zoom "refreshments".

Sunday, 17th October, 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship.

Tuesday ,19th  October 9:45 for 10:00 a.m. Morning Prayer on Zoom. 
Followed by Zoom "refreshments".

Thursday , 21st October 9:45 for 10:00 a.m. Morning Prayer on Zoom. 
Followed by Zoom "refreshments".

Order of Service

Saturday 20th November, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. St. Paul's Christmas fair.

Earlier services on YouTube

Sunday 27th June, Joint Holy Communion service recorded at St. Paul's Church. Ian was  presiding following his Ordination at St. Mary's Church on the 22nd of June. This service is now on YouTube.

Link to Service          Order of Service

Sunday 13th June,
Joint Holy Communion service recorded live in Doxey Church. Now on YouTube. At this service, we say goodbye to Alison and Derek.

There was no service at St. Paul's that Sunday. 

Link to Service            Order of Service

Sunday 18th April, Celtic Easter Service on YouTube.

Link to Service                   Order of Service

Sunday 21st, Celtic Passiontide worship on YouTube.

               Link to Service                     Order of Service

Sunday 21st February, Celtic Evening Prayer on YouTube. 
   Link to Service       Order of Service

Sunday 17th January.  Celtic Evening Prayer on YouTube.

Link to Service           Order of Service

Sunday 20th December,  Carol Service live at St. Paul's - YouTube version. Available from 6:30 p.m.

Order of Service              Link to Carol Service

Sunday 18th October, Celtic Evening Prayer on YouTube.

Order of Service                     Link to Service        

Sunday 16th August - Celtic Evening Worship on YouTube

     Link to Service                         Order of Service

Sunday 19th July Celtic Evening Prayer on YouTube

Link to Service                Order of Service

To receive the Revd. Martin Strang's regular news letters: "Together and with God", contact Martin at: mstrang12@btinternet.com    These emailed news letters contain a wealth of encouragement, prayers and links to on-line Christian resources.

And a prayer

 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.


Resources to feed us spiritually

        C of E digital resources

     S U Daily reading and reflection

Words from Margaret Shoemark (one of our ALM’s at Paul’s), to reflect on and to savour:

The church is quiet and empty,

And yet, there is a presence,

a presence that surrounds,

and sinks deep into the very soul.

The church may be full or the church may be empty,

but, the presence remains.

The people have left, they have gone out,

as a bird flies out through an open window,

and settles on a bough,

and sings with joy.

People who have never heard its song before,

stop and listen, for it sings a new song.

It spreads its message to ears that have been closed

but now are eager to hear this song of hope.

And the presence in the empty church smiles,

for he knows that the bird will return,

for here it will find food and water.

And the people who have never heard before

will enter through the open doors to hear the bird once more.

But even more, they will find rest in the presence,

and be fed, with the bread of life and living water.