United Benefice of Morton and Stonebroom with Shirland



Services

Holy Cross Church in Morton, St Peter's Church in Stonebroom and St Leonard's Church in Shirland are all following the latest guidance issued by the Church of England and the government. Although our church buildings are not open as much as usual, the Church (the family of God) is still open through acts of community service and online worship. 

In person services

Sunday 2nd August      10.30am Holy Communion at St Leonard's Church, Shirland

Sunday 9th August       10.30am Morning Prayer at St Leonard's Church, Shirland

Sunday 16th August     10.30am Holy Communion at St Leonard's Church, Shirland

Sunday 23rd August     10.30am Morning Prayer at St Leonard's Church, Shirland

                                      6pm Informal Service in Holy Cross churchyard, Morton

Sunday 30th August     10.30am Service to be arranged at St Leonard's Church, Shirland 

                                      Notice will be posted on the church gates. 

Private prayer in church 

St Leonard's Church in Shirland is open on Wednesday afternoons from 2.30pm - 3.30pm for private prayer. You will find some things look a little different in church in order to follow hygiene and physical distancing guidelines, and that some things are very much the same - God's presence and a a warm welcome from the church family.  

Online/telephone services

Benefice online service

Reverend John Wood and Reverend Chrissie Wood have kindly set up a weekly telephone service on Sunday mornings at 10.30. This is open to all, and more details are available by telephoning John or Chrissie on 01773 833152. It's very easy to join via a telephone or mobile phone and everything you need will be shared so that you can follow the service and join in. There's also an online option via Zoom, which is an app you can install on a laptop, tablet or mobile phone.  

Daily hope national telephone service

Daily Hope offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line. This is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 804. 

Church of England online weekly service

A national service is streamed every week at 9am. For more information, please click on this link: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/church-online








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