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We have suspended public worship in church again but the church will remain open for private prayer.

It is with a heavy heart that we have taken the decision to suspend public worship in church for the time being. We are in Tier 4; the hospitals are in danger of being overwhelmed and the new strains of the virus are very easily spread, so it seems inappropriate to ask people to gather, even in a socially distanced way with all precautions in place.

The church building will continue to be open for private prayer – please observe the requested behaviour and do all you can to keep other people safe – and Worship on the Web will of course continue online.

Online services are on the Worship on the Web page.

Services in church have been suspended for the time being.

Worship on the Web continues to be available online and on the Dial a Service phone line (01902 906585). The church is open for private prayer on most days.


The Worship on the Web service can be viewed online from 10 am each Sunday.

The Vicar is continuing to offer daily prayer from the Vicarage which is streamed live on Facebook. Find these on Worship on the Web.

Find Virtual Sunday School each week on our Sunday School on the Web page.

“Dial a Service” phone line. You can listen to our latest service by phoning 01902 906585 (calls charged at normal rate).

Following Christ in the footsteps of St Chad,
by living out our faith;
taking the church to the community;
and growing the church.

Churchyard cross

We are the Church of England Parish of Pattingham with Patshull, which is in Staffordshire. St Chad’s Church is at the centre of the village of Pattingham and dates from the 12th century with Victorian additions. As the only church in the parish we welcome those of any denomination or none to our services.

Although the church building is not open as much as normal the church community remains active. Prayer and worship are provided online and all are welcome to join us. Go to the Worship on the Web page.

The Vicar, Rev Preb Maureen Hobbs, is available to those who wish to speak to her by phone on 01902 700257 or email on

Giving to the church

There are a number of ways which you can give to help with the work of the church in Pattingham with Patshull. They are summarised on the Giving page.

JustGiving For on line donations use our page at www.justgiving.com/pattingham-church

To donate by text Text PATT 5 to 70085 to donate £5 – texts cost £5 plus one standard rate message. You can donate any number of pounds between £1 and £20. Just replace the 5 by the amount you want to give.

Our Resources Available Online page gives links to various digital resources available from the Church of England centrally and others. The Resources for Children, Young People and Families page has links to things which will be of particular interest for children, young people and families.

Elsewhere on this website you will find lots of information about us.


ChadNet - the eBulletin of St Chad’s Church, Pattingham with Patshull

To receive regular bulletins by email sign up for ChadNet. Details can be found here.

Pewsheet

There is no pewsheet while the church is closed. Similar information is available on the ChadNet eBulletin. Sign up for it here.

See the church calendar


Coronavirus update

Services are not taking place but the church building is open for private prayer and the church community continues to be active. More details are on our coronovirus update page.

This year’s Church Fete is cancelled due to the current situation. Next year’s fete will take place on Saturday 3rd July 2021.


The publication of the monthly Parish News was suspended after the April issue. It resumed publication with the August issue.


Who’s for Lunch suspended

The Who’s for Lunch lunches, which are normally held on the third Thursday of the month, are suspended for the time being. It is hoped that they can resume as soon as it is safe to do so.

Scarecrow Festival postponed to 2021

The 2020 Scarecrow Festival has been postponed until September 2021

Holiday Club cancelled

This year’s Holiday Club will not take place. It is hoped that there will be a Holiday Club in 2021.

Century Club resumed in July

The Century Club draws, which were suspended, resumed from July.


We can help …

Poster with contact details.


Pattingham Friends

A list of volunteers who can help those in need is here.

We encourage everyone to keep an eye out for their neighbours and offer help as needed. It may be better to phone if there is a possibility that they are self isolating.


What else is on this website?

Altar with purple hangings

When we are back to normal regular services are held on Sundays and Wednesdays. There are also special services on particular holy days. Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals are held by arrangement. Find out more here.


Online services can be found on the Worship on the Web page.

You can find out who we are and how to contact us.

News and reports from the PCC give some information about what the PCC has been doing and is planning. You can find out about the church’s finances and how to give to the church.

There are pictures and information about past events.

There are pages of sermons and letters from the vicar,

Details of the Church Electoral Roll can be found here.