REFLECTION for 7th June

Rosemary Whipp writes: As I write this the Government has announced a partial relaxation of the lockdown so life can begin to return to some kind of normality. But what is the world going to be like in the future? Over the past weeks life has slowed down considerably, for some...
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SUNDAY READINGS

Find the Sunday Collect, Readings, Psalm and Gospel here: 17th May 2020 – click on 6th Sunday of Easter 10th May 2020 – click on 5th Sunday of Easter 3rd May 2020 – click on 4th Sunday of Easter 26th April 2020 – click on 3rd Sunday of Easter 19th April...
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VICAR’S SERMON for 19th April

From REVD MARIA Our APCM, due to be held this week, has had to be delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. As I prepare this, we are three weeks into the restrictions, with more on the way. I am to retire at the end of April. Susan and Geoff, with your support, will take...
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PRAYER FOR THE WEEK

Prayer for Easter My dear Lord, the church is locked, but let my heart be open to your presence, there let us make, you and I, your Easter garden, plant it with flowers, and let the heavy stone be rolled away. Amen. (Alan Amos)      
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FROM THE CHURCHWARDENS

Since 1st May 2020 the parish has been officially in vacancy.  Thanks to Covid-19 the vacancy is lasting longer than we had hoped.  Until a new Vicar is installed the Churchwardens and Area Dean will be officially responsible for keeping the church going and supporting all the...
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The CHURCH BUILDING is CLOSED BUT NOT THE CHURCH

Though the church is closed on the instructions of HM Government the Church is still here for you. At present we are working on prayer and worship material that you can download and use at home, and on ways to join in video services.   Keep checking for more information!  Scroll...
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CORONAVIRUS

Please follow government advice to stay at home as much as possible, and observe the advice on coughs and sneezes to ‘catch it, bin it, kill it’.  Full details on current advice (24 March) at...
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CHRISTMAS CARD 2019

A new All Saints Christmas Card will be on sale this year. It is called ‘The Choir at the North Door, All Saints Church, Banstead’. It depicts the Choir standing in snow with a Christmas Tree. It has been photographed by Alan Clarke. It is being sold in packs of ten cards and...
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ANIMAL BLESSING SERVICE – 25th August

Calling all animals!   All hairy, furry, feathered or finny creatures – do bring your two-legged friends to All Saints’ on 25th August at 3.00pm for a happy outdoor celebration of your friendship with humans, and blessings for you all. There’ll be lots of music,...
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