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Congregational Federation Lockdown 2020 - The Church is deployed

You can join the Congregational Federation Family in a variety of ways:

  • The General Secretary (and Presidents) lead prayers every day at 12.45pm on Congregational Federation Facebook page.
  • Every Tuesday at 2pm there is a zoom meeting for pastoral support, prayer and fellowship for all Ministers.
  • Every Thursday at 1pm there is a zoom meeting for any technology zoom meeting to share experiences and help and guide churches with church online.
  • Our website has up-to-date Covid 19 guidelines and Zoom guidelines.
  • The training course weekends have continued on Microsoft Teams.

Scotland

Wales

  • Chris Gillham writes reflections every week for the Area Churches
  • Blaenavon - You tube services through Facebook page Bethlehem Church Community Group
  • West End - You tube services on West End Congregational Church Facebook page
  • Freystrop/Haverfordwest/Whitland - Telephone conversation services (Contact Steve Woods or Chris Gillham)
  • Bethesda CWRT Sart - Facebook live service at 3pm
  • Zion Miners Chapel - Conference call services
  • Pen-y-dre - Zoom service at 6pm
  • New Maria Neath - Services on NMCC Neath Facebook page
  • Llanfair Uniting Church Penrhys - Reflections on their facebook page
  • Upper Killay Swansea - Phone services – see website for details on how to join

East Midlands

Eastern

North East

  • Driffield - Posting songs on Facebook page
  • Harden - Sending a newsletter out to members and community
  • Pickering - Service done through Skype/Zoom
  • Sheffield Churches - Sermons, hymns and written prayers on Facebook and YouTube each week.

North West

  • Blackpool Victoria - Sunday Services on Facebook.
  • Brierley Green - Active on Facebook, using Daily HOPE.
  • Chinley Chapel - Services on YouTube.
  • Inglewhite - Zoom services uploaded onto you tube follow links here.
  • Lees Street - Weekly reflections led by children on Facebook.
  • Martin Top - Sunday sermons on website. Bible studies on Zoom.
  • Oldfield - Services and activities on Facebook Group.
  • Greenacres - Services on Facebook every Sunday and weekly quiz on Wednesday at 7pm.
  • Hope Oldham - Reflections, prayers and readings written by Frank Wroe being emailed and posted to church members
  • Springhead - Daily reflections and Sunday morning service at 10.30am on Facebook.
  • Padfield - Weekly reflections.
  • Timperley - Active on Facebook including reflections
  • Urmston - Sunday services online.
  • Walkden - Sunday readings and prayers online.

North West Midlands

  • Hay Mills CC - Facebook live service on Sunday at 11am.
  • Ladypool Road - Facebook has lots of songs, prayers and reflections from David Gent
  • Newcastle Under Lyne - Sunday and midweek services live streamed on Facebook.
  • Oakamoor - Sending newsletters
  • Pontsbury - Services online.

South East

  • Bunyan Meeting - Online resources, on Facebook and website.
  • Trinity Brixton - Using Zoom to worship on a Sunday.
  • Caterham - Online worship services, available on their YouTube channel and more on their website.
  • Chatham - Online Services
  • East Ham - Active Facebook Page, meetings on Zoom.
  • Herstmonceux - They are recording their services online, using Zoom and WhatsApp. These are accessible via their Facebook page.
  • Iden Green - Weekly updates/notices to maintain contact with people.
  • Islington: Union Chapel - They have an online service every week via their YouTube Channel.
  • Penge They have Zoom services and provide them online. Active on Facebook
  • Richmond: Vineyard - They are meeting online and invite people to join them by contacting them.
  • South Chingford - They invite people to connect with them electronically via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.
  • Springwater Congregational Church - They have a series of audio recordings of sermons and talks
  • Wimbledon - Zoom services

South West

South West Midlands

  • Bristol: Hope Community Church - Facebook live Sunday Service, daily 8am prayers on Facebook & Instagram, men's breakfast on Zoom. More details.
  • Cam 3C Community Church - Facebook Live virtual Sunday Service, recordings on website.
  • Cheltenham: Highbury - Live services, daily thoughts - mainly on Facebook and YouTube.
  • Kingswood: Wotton-Under-Edge - Active on Facebook.
  • Long Itchington - Weekly (and more frequent) posts on Church website, offers of practical pastoral care.
  • Sherston - Active on Facebook
  • Southam & Bishops Itchington - Weekly newsletter to all church members, weekly YouTube service, weekly Facebook live toddlers meeting, Virtual Sunday Coffee on Zoom.