A Message from the South Croydon Benefice 


Dear Friends


In line with the continuing easing of lockdown restrictions, we are slowly reintroducing more physical services and events.  From Pentecost, Sunday, 23rd May 


   * Book of Common Prayer (BCP) Holy Communion

  will recommence on Sundays at 08:00 and will now

 take place at St. Augustine's every week.

 

    * Sunday Evening Worship will recommence at St.

 Peter's at 18:30


    * Morning Prayer will now take place at St.

Augustine's on Mondays and Wednesdays at

09:00, remaining on Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 


We hope that you will want to join some of these services, but rest assured that we will maintain an online presence if you are not rrady to come back.


Please be assured of our prayers for the whole community in this challenging time.

 

With every blessing

 




The Revd Dr Geoff Dumbreck
Vicar, South Croydon Benefice (St Peter and St Augustine)
The Vicarage
20 Haling Park Road
South Croydon
CR2 6NE

020 8688 4715

geoff.dumbreck@gmail.com
www.southcroydonbenefice.org.uk

 

 


Lighting Improvements at St. Peter's


St. Peter's Church lighting proposal has recieved approvals to progress.  Preparatory work will take place for a start in September.  


Mission Action Plan 


The Benefice's Mission Action Plan has now been updated. This has been reviewed and developed by memebers of both parishes and sets out the Mission Vision, Priorities and Goals for the next two years.  You can download and read the Plan at your leasure.  

Mission Action Plan2-compressed.pdf
Mission Action Plan - 2021
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Benefice Website Survey


Thank you for visiting the South Croydon Benefice's website. Please click on the link below and answer the questions.


Benefice Website Survey

  

Thank you for your participation


Services in the  Benefice

 

In-person and online services and activities will take place this week as set out below. 


Saturday 19th June

10:00 to 12:00 Both St. Augustine's and St. Peter's open for visits and private prayer.


Trinity 3, Sunday 20th June

08:00 Holy Communion (BCP) at St. Augustine's

09:30 Eucharist at St. Augustine's 

11:00 Eucharist at St. Peter's

One of the above Eucharist services will be posted to YouTube.

18:30 Evening Worship at St. Peter's


Monday - 21st June

09:00 Morning Prayer at  St Augustine's 

19:00 Benefice Study Group on Zoom 


Tuesday - 22nd June 

09:00 Morning Prayer on Zoom

14:30 Tuesday Group meet in St. Peter's Church


Wednesday - 23rd June

09:00 Morning Prayer at St. Augustine's

10:00 Eucharist at St. Peter's


Thursday - 24th June

09:00 Morning Prayer on Zoom 

10:00 Eucharist at St. Augustine's


Saturday 26th June

10:00 to 12:00 Both St. Augustine's and St. Peter's are open for visits and private prayer

11:30 to 15:00 St. Peter's Village Fayre in St. Peter's

 Churchyard.

10:00 to 11:30 Parish Litter Pick Up around St. Augustine's.


Trinity 4 - Sunday - 27th June 

08:00 Holy Communion (BCP) at St. Augustine's

09:30 Eucharist at St. Augustine's

11:00 Eucharist at St. Peter's

18:30 Evening Worship at St. Peter's  

 


Weekday Prayer at Home 


Please download our 'Prayer at Home' booklet. Hopefully you find this booklet a useful aid for your private prayer. 


Prayer at home.pdf
Weekday Prayer at home booklet


Sunday Worship at Home


Below are links to services you may use for your Sunday worship at home.  There is a Morning Prayer and Said Eucharist, both based from the book of Common Worship,  and Evening Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer.

CW Morning Prayer.pdf
Morning Prayer
BCP Evening Prayer.pdf
Evening Prayer
Microsoft Word - Ordinary Eucharist for church or home copy.docx.pdf
Eucharist service - Ordinary Time
All Age Eucharist for church or home.pdf
All Age Eucharist

 

 Videos of Services in the Benefice 


Click on the link below to access the South Croydon Benefice  YouTube channel.  During November, each Sunday a 09:30 Eucharist Service and the 16:30 Evening Prayer will be uploadedindorka.   You can follow the services with the leafets on this page.


South Croydon Benefice YouTube channel 



Keeping in Touch and Worship via Zoom  



You can keep in touch with what is going on in the Benefice by signing up to our mailing list.  Our regular newsletter includes details of the Zoom activities mentioned above as well as information about worship, news and events.  


Link to mailing list


Welcome to the South Croydon Benefice

The parishes of St. Augustine's,  South Croydon and St. Peter's, Croydon ----- Please feel free to scroll down and view the other pages to see what the Benefice can offer you.  The parishes take safeguarding and the care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.  Further information about this can be found at Safeguarding

Coronavirus


The arrangements for servcies and prayers at St. Augustine's and St. Peter's remain unalterd  since the Government announcement of a new llockdown from 5th January.   


Any changes to the services, prayers and events will be set out on this page of the website and via our maiiing list.  


Parish Risk Assessment Template v.5.pdf
Benefice Risk Assessment
Music Risk Assessment 20200902.pdf
Music Risk Assessment


The Purley Food Hub  


Both parishes have for a long time and continue to support the Purley Food Hub. In these difficult times their work is just as needed as it has been in the past.  Whilst we are able to leave donations when we Worship at the two churches you can still support hub via thier website. 



Purley Food Hub




Support the work of the Benefice


You can support our work in the commnunity by making donations on line to the either of the two Parishes in the Benefice by using links below:


Donate to St. Augustine's


Donate to St. Peter's


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Youth Church


Every 2nd Saturday of the month (expect August) the Youth Church will take place in the afternoon between 14:30 to 16:00 at St. Peter's Church. Especially for 5-11 year olds, there will be games, arts & crafts, bible story and songs. 


Once we have moved beyond the current phase the next Youth Church will be rescheduled. 



Youth Church PDF.pdf
Youth Church Flyer


The Latest Pew Sheets 


St. Augustine's Pew Sheet 20th June 2021.pdf
St. Augustine's pew sheet
20210620.pdf
St. Peter's pew sheet


Fresh Start


Fresh Start is a service for young childern and their families and those young at heart.  It usually takes place on the third Sunday of the month at 09:30.  It lasts for about 25 minutes and will inclue four short songs, an activity and a bible story.  Fresh Start will not take place until further notice.

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