Our Purpose as the Church here in Calmore is to gather together to worship God and grow in faith and to witness to the love of God.  

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To visit the website of the 4 churches in the Totton Team Ministry please go to www.tottonteam.compark.co.uk

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Please go to the NEWSLETTER link above to see the minutes of the Church Meeting held on Monday 18th October

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KEEPING OPEN AND SAFE

We have been notified by the Church Of England that places of worship must follow guidelines of safe distancing, washing hands (or using sanitizer) and wearing of face masks when entering the church for services and for personal prayers

  • Chris confirmed that it is legal for us to hold a service for up to 30 worshippers
  • Masks must be worn and the normal Covid Compliance concerning sanitation, social distancing, no singing and restricted communion arrangements must be met.
  • Geoff also had concern over arrangements for “Track and Trace” and One-way movement in the Church should be addressed.
  • It was agreed to keep a register of Church Attendees with telephone contacts and to open the door at the back corner of the church for an exit. It was also agreed to see if there was room for two Aisles to facilitate a one-way system for those taking communion. Geoff would discuss with Godfrey how to put these proposals into practice.

We need to keep St Anne's sustainable for its members, our community and our future, and with that the Parish Giving Scheme was set up to help the church manage regular donations. Donations can be made to the scheme by Direct Debit which will be passed back to St Anne's Church within ten day of the payment being made, the Gift Aid a few days later. This scheme has worked well for us over several years and has been a financial lifeline during this time of lockdown and church closure. Also you can donate on a regular basis via Standing Order. If you are interested in joining the scheme please ask Pam Hall (covering Treasurer) who can give you our bank details and will be pleased to help you.

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The Rev’d Chris Steed : Team Rector – Rev’d Chris announced this week his resignation from his post as Team Rector of the Totton Team Ministry to take effect from the end of October. Chris described his role as one of ‘pastor’ to all four churches across the Team. Each of us will hold particular memories of Chris’ ministry with us – he is now looking to the next stage of his ministry journey. We pray for him and give thanks for what he has communicated to us of God’s goodness over the last 6 years.

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Sunday Worship:

  • St Matthew’s Netley Marsh  8.00am (Holy Communion) & 11.00am (Service of the Word)
  •                                                     6.00am (Holy Communion)
  • Anne’s Calmore 9.15am 
  • Mary’s Eling 10.30am
  • Mary’s Copythorne 9.30am (Holy Communion)
  • Face masks : while attending services in church it is strongly encouraged that all attendees should wear a face mask - unless the person is exempt due to medical or other relevant reason

It has been so lovely to gather again for really simple worship – socially distanced!  To pray and give praise with a congregation of people has been such a strength and joy. 

The St. Winfrid’s Zoom service continues at 11.00am  - details on how to access this service are with this newsletter. 

Mid-week Open for Prayer : don’t forget churches are open for supervised private prayer during the week – it has been lovely to welcome so many who have dropped in to pray and say ‘hello’.

St. Matthew’s, Netley Marsh : Tuesday 9.00- 11.00am

St. Mary’s Copythorne :  Thursday 10.30am – 12 noon  


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Totton Baptist Church are still collecting for the basics bank. There is usually someone there from 10am to 2pm.  items can be left outside but its suggested after 12 as its in the shade at the front then. They are short of tinned meat, Men's toiletries (razors), shower gel and deodorant but please no potatoes or perishable items.

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PARKING OUTSIDE CHURCH

Please use the area immediately outside St Anne’s opposite Farm Close entrance as a drop-off zone only.Please park sensitively (and legally!) and use the car park if possible.

This site was updated on 24th October2020