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    The prayer calendar (PDF only) is a new year offering to use at home. It's a monthly cycle of prayer for the whole of the Loop- with a different focus on each day. It's been adapted from one we used a couple of years ago, so the format will hopefully be familiar to most of you.

    New course from Shrewsbury Deanery: Living in Love and Faith

    How do questions about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage fit within the biggerpicture of the good news of Jesus Christ? Join others from across the deanery as we explore what it means to live in love and faith together as a Church.

    The course will be held at Christ Church, Bayston Hill, from 7.15pm to 9.30pm on Wednesdays February 9th & 16th and March 2nd, 9th and 16th 2022.

    More details and to register online at https://trinitychurches.churchsuite.co.uk/events/ppc1qzeg


    All our churches are now open for public worship but we still ask that you wear a mask whilst attending services unless you are exempt. Thank you.


    National restrictions lifted

    We can now sing in church again! Thank you for your patience in waiting for this time to come, and remember that when we sing from our hearts it doesn’t matter how others would judge the quality of the sound, to God we are as the turtle dove- soaringly beautiful and beloved.

    In most other respects, our services will look much the same as they have these past months. For further information, please visit our Covid-19 news page.

    Rev Hannah Lins
    Interim Priest-in-Charge
    22 July 2021


    'Sharing the Light in the Loop' is our own weekly phoneline worship, led by your own ministers, fresh for each Sunday!

    Simply phone the number to hear a short service with prayers, a reflection and a hymn at the end. For many of our housebound folk this has been a gift of the pandemic because it has enabled them to feel part of the corporate life of the church once again, from the comfort of their home. It is also well-used by those who don't have easy access to the Internet. Even if you do, you may like to give it a try?! The message begins with an automated welcome, then a pause, then you'll hear the service. Do share the number with anyone who might value it.

    See News for:

    • The Loop newsletter (including previous editions)
    • Sunday Readings and Reflections

    Loop for January 2022 : Word .docx version  ||  PDF version

    Readings and Reflection for 16th January 2022 : Word .docx version  ||  PDF version


    Online Worship via Zoom this Sunday 9th January at 6 pm!

    Zoom in the Loop – Evening Prayer and catch up! Please let Hannah or Peter know by email by lunchtime on Sunday if you’d like to receive the invitation link. If you have joined us before, you will already be on our list of regulars, but we definitely don’t want this to be a closed group. All are welcome – it’s relatively easy if you have a laptop, smartphone or pc with a webcam and audio.

    The Order of Service can be downloaded to view or print out (click or tap for Word.docx file or PDF file) and will also be emailed to our list of existing contacts along with the Zoom link. which will be sent out on Sunday.  The reason for this is that we have had problems in the past when the invitation has gone out earlier – please always look for the most recent email! 


    Midweek worship at home Click here for a lovely resource from the Church of England, giving a suggested rhythmn of daily prayer.

    A cross in a hedge opposite Leaton Church

    A cross in a hedge spotted opposite Leaton Church, by a passer-by. A small sign of hope to surprise us, nestling amongst the darling buds of May. Death and resurrection, death and resurrection, over and over- that is our Christian journey, and in these challenging times it throbs with a particular poignancy. May we find resurrection joy in the small things today, give thanks and be nourished!

    Prayers For Use During the Coronavirus Outbreak

    Click this link for the Church of England's 'Worship at Home' section of their Corona virus guidance page where you can download a PDF of prayers for use during the Coronavirus outbreak.

    Read update from Mary-Lou Toop, Priest in Charge about Covid-19 here: Loop Bulletin 1 15th March 2020

    A Prayer for these Unsettling and Anxious Days

    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

    Revd Mary-Lou Toop                                                   13 March 2020

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