Previous Worship on the Web

As we can’t welcome you into our church to worship due to the current problems we are putting services online so that you can still worship with us. The most recent or upcoming service is on the Worship on the Web page.


This page has the previous services and other material which is on our YouTube channel.

The service for the 7th Sunday after Trinity was on Sunday 26th July.

This service for Sunday 26th July, the 7th Sunday after Trinity, is led by our Reader, Dr Ken Scott, with contributions from one of our church’s families. It is an Iona style service on the theme “Individuals can make a difference” and will include a brief history with pictures of Iona. The hymns are all by John Bell, a member of the Iona Community.
As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for the 6th Sunday after Trinity was on 19th July.

This Service of the Word is led by the Vicar, Revd Preb Maureen Hobbs, recorded inside the church, with contributions from members of the our congregation, recorded in their homes. It is on the theme “Waiting and weeding/ Testing and tracing? How can we be certain?”
As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for Sunday 12th July was led by the Youth Group.

This service is led by the Youth Group who normally lead the worship in the evening of the second Sunday of each month. The theme this month is Parables and in particular the Sower. The music is provided from their own homes by members of the Youth Group and the church choir, under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin.


The service on Sunday 5th July was a Family Service.

A Family Service is usually held on the first Sunday of the month. Iain Coleman and Heny Ibberson lead this Family Service on the theme “A Tricky Road Ahead”. As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for the Third Sunday after Trininty was on Sunday 28th June.

This service on the theme “The kindness of strangers” is led by the Vicar, Revd Preb Maureen Hobbs, recorded inside the church, with contributions from members of the our congregation, recorded in their homes.
As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for the Second Sunday after Trininty was on Sunday 21st June.

This service, which is led by the Vicar, Revd Preb Maureen Hobbs, was recorded in the church with contributions from various members of the congregation recorded from their homes. The theme “How deep is the Father’s love?” reflects that outside the church it’s Fathers’ Day.
As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for Sunday 14th June was led by the Youth Group.

This service is led by the Youth Group who normally lead the worship in the evening of the second Sunday of each month. The theme of the service is People, Presence and Power. The music is provided from their own homes by members of the Youth Group and the church choir, under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin.


The service for Trinity Sunday was on Sunday 7th June.

A Family Service is usually held on the first Sunday of the month. Barbara Dias, one of the regular leaders of those services, leads this Family Service for Trinity Sunday. As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for The Feast of Pentecost was on Sunday 31st May.

This is a service of Holy Communion for the Feast of Pentecost on 31st May 2020. The celebrant is the vicar, Maureen Hobbs, with members of the congregation reading the lessons and leading the intercessions. As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.

You might like to have a candle or tealight to hand and a means of lighting it for later in the service. Please join in at home with our prayers and hymns. There is an opportinity to make an Act of Spiritual Communion at the appropriate point.

An Order of Service can be downloaded to print at home if you would like to have a copy in front of you while viewing the service. Click here to download it as a PDF. Click here to open it as a web page.


The service for The Sunday after Ascension Day was on Sunday 24th May.

This service for Sunday 24th May, the Sunday after Ascension Day, is led by our Reader, Dr Ken Scott. As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.


The service for Ascension Day was on Thursday 21st May.

The Vicar, Rev Preb Maureen Hobbs, celebrates Holy Communion from the Vicarage to mark Ascension Day. As those viewing online will not be able to receive communion there will be an opportunity to make an act of Spiritual Communion at the relevant time. As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.

An Order of Service can be downloaded to print at home if you would like to have a copy in front of you while viewing the service. Click here to download it as a PDF. Click here to open it as a web page.


The service for Rogation Sunday was on 17th May.

Traditionally we have a walk on Rogation Sunday from Pattingham Church to St Mary’s Church in Patshull (which is now redundant and in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust). After tea and cakes a service is held there.
We cannot do that this year but have done our best to provide a flavour of that in this service. It is led by the Vicar, Rev Preb Maureen Hobbs, and includes interviews with three members of the congregation about their work. As usual music is provided by the augmented church choir (recorded from their homes) under the direction of Greg Lewin, our Director of Music and Organist.
Photographs of the Rogation Walk in 2018 are included amongst the images.

An Order of Service can be downloaded to print at home if you would like to have a copy in front of you while viewing the service. Click here to download it as a PDF. Click here to open it as a web page.


The service for Sunday 10th May was led by the Youth Group.

This service, for the fifth Sunday of Easter, is led by the Youth Group who normally lead the worship in the evening of the second Sunday of each month. The music is provided from their own homes by members of the Youth Group and the church choir, under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin.


The service for the Fourth Sunday of Easter was on Sunday 3rd May.

A service for the first Sunday of the month similar to the Family Service normally held on the first Sunday. It is led by our Reader, Dr Ken Scott assisted by one of our church families, with the virtual choir under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin.


The service for the Third Sunday of Easter was on Sunday 26th April.

A Service of the Word, exploring the story of the Journey to Emmaus, NB Social distancing maintained throughout! Led by the Vicar, Revd Preb Maureen Hobbs, with contributions from other members of the congregation. Members of the augmented church choir join together as a virtual choir from their homes under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin.


The service for the Second Sunday of Easter was on Sunday 19th April.

This is an informal service of worship for the second Sunday of Easter similar to our monthly first Sunday family services. It is led by our Reader, Dr Ken Scott, and with our virtual choir, under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin. It includes an interview with Tracey Williams, a member of our congregation who is a Sister in the Intensive Care Unit at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton.


The fifth service was for Easter Day on Sunday 12th April.

This service of Eucharist for Easter Day was celebrated from the Vicarage by the Vicar, Rev Preb Maureen Hobbs. Members of the church choir join together as a virtual choir from their homes to sing the hymns under the direction of our Director of Music and Organist, Greg Lewin.

The Easter Service for St Chad’s School, recorded by the Headteacher, Mrs Yeomans, is on YouTube at https://youtu.be/Bgn2Fis5M44


The fourth service was for Good Friday on 10th April.

This service of words and music gives the opportunity to reflect on Christ’s last hour on the cross on the first Good Friday. It is led by the Vicar. The music is played by our organist, Greg Lewin.


The third service was for Palm Sunday on Sunday 5th April.

This service for Palm Sunday, led by the Vicar, was recorded partly over Zoom with a number of participants, including some members of our Youth Group, in their own homes. The music is played by our organist, Greg Lewin.


The second service was for Passion Sunday on Sunday 29th March. It is in the Iona style.

This service was held over Zoom with all six participants in their own homes. The music is played by our organist, Greg Lewin. We apologise for the blank screen during the music sections. It was hoped that there would be some suitable images at that point but there was a problem editing those in. Better luck next time!


The first service was for Mothering Sunday on Sunday 22nd March.

There were technical problems with the version which was online until about 11:45 on 22nd March. This version is better. The earlier version had had 55 views by then.


You can see our brief welcome video below.

These videos are available on our YouTube channel as well as through this website.


The Vicar is offering daily prayer from the Vicarage which is streamed live on Facebook. The latest one is on the Worship on the Web page. Previous ones can be found on the Worship on Facebook Live page.