Coronavirus Resources


Sunday Worship

There are a number of online services available for you to share in Sunday Worship from your home. Our weekly audio service, led by the Rev'd Andrew Norman, is available further down this page, along with worship resources and church notices.  Beetham Church YouTube Services created for special occasions can be accessed below.  Details are also available for the weekly National Service on Facebook and YouTube and local livestream services on A Church Near You

 

Beetham Community Advent Calendar

 Please click here to go to our online Advent Calendar, recorded by individuals and groups from Beetham community to open each day

 Beetham First Sunday of Advent Service

 Join us for this celebration of Advent Sunday in worship and music, and with the lighting of the first candle on our Advent wreath.  The video is available on YouTube by clicking here

 Beetham & Arnside All Souls Service

 Remembering those from our families and communities that we have lost, in Commemoration of the Faithful Departed.  A service of reflection, music and prayer.  The video is available on YouTube by clicking here

Beetham Harvest Hotpot Supper at Home

An evening of laughter and music, with new sketches and a reminder of Suppers over the years.  Prepare your hotpot and apple pie and settle down for entertainment at home, prepared by the Friends of Beetham Church.  To watch the video on YouTube please click here

 

 Beetham Harvest Festival Songs & Praise   Harvest readings, music and worship recorded by members of the congregation, the Revd Andrew Norman, and organist Geoffrey Field.  The video includes a hymn sung by the Beetham Church Choir recorded at home and edited together.  The YouTube is available here

   Beetham Patronal Choral Evensong   Celebrating the Feast of St Michael & All Angels in worship and music.  The service has been recorded by The Revd Andrew Norman and members of the church congregation, with music by Geoffrey Field.  The video can be viewed on YouTube by clicking here

 

   Beetham Pentecost Choral Evensong     Our Choral Evensong service for Pentecost was recorded by The Revd Andrew Norman and members of Beetham Church, with music by Geoffrey Field.  The video is available to view on YouTube by clicking here

    Beetham & Arnside Ascension Service       A service of Songs & Praise recorded by members of Beetham, Arnside and Storth Churches, led by The Revd Andrew Norman and music by organist Geoffrey Field.  To watch the video on YouTube please click here


       Beetham Church VE Day Service             A special service to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, recorded by members of Beetham Church.  To view the service on YouTube please click here

 

Beetham Church Easter Songs & Praise   This special service of readings, poetry, music, and prayer was recorded by members of Beetham Church to celebrate Easter Day and is available on YouTube by clicking here

ST MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS 

BEETHAM

Advent Sunday

 The online service this week is a special video for the First Sunday of Advent.  The service is led by the Rev'd Andrew Norman, with Bible readings by Dorothy & Andy MacLeod, Intercessions by Ian Service, organ music recorded by our Music Director Geoff Field, and hymns recorded by Beetham Church Virtual Choir

To watch the video please click here

The words to the hymns can be seen on the videoIf you have a hymn book at home the hymns are 31 and 28 in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard edition, and in Ancient & Modern for Refreshing Worship the hymns are 30 and 41

  Hymn 1: Come, thou long-expected Jesus                  Hymn 2: Lo, he comes with clouds descending          Organ Prelude: 'Wachet auf! Ruft uns die Stimme' by J S Bach                                                                Interludes: 'Nun komm', der Heiden Heiland' by J Buttstedt, and 'Wachet auf! Ruft uns die Stimme' by J G Walther                                                             Voluntary'Of the Father's love begotten' by Noel Rawsthorne

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National Service, Sunday 29th November

Mark the First Sunday of Advent with this National Service of Comfort and Joy.  The service of music, reflection and prayer comes from St Martin in the Fields with Rev Sam Wells.  It is available to view from 9am on Sunday 29th November on YouTube and Facebook by clicking here

 

 

 Online worship from local churches

To find a local church service please click here to go to A Church Near You and search for your nearest church.  Livestream Eucharist Services on Sunday 29th November will be available from St John the Evangelist at Yealand Conyers at 9.30am and St Mary at Borwick at 9.30am; and a recorded Communion Service from St Thomas at Crosscrake from 10am

Resources

A series of prayers, reflections, and website resources from The Revd Andrew Norman, to help us as we look for spiritual guidance at this time.  Please click on the relevant title to download

 

Joint Letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York  - letter from the Archbishops about the national Call to Prayer
Pray for the Nation Booklet    - prayer resources for the Call to Prayer
Pray for the Nation Personal Prayers    - prayer resources for the Call to Prayer
Joint Letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York  - letter from the Archbishops regarding the potential second wave of the pandemic
 A Book of Prayers  - to help us all to pray at home, including a Spiritual Holy Communion
Church of England - Supporting Mental Health  - a guide to mental health reflections for the present time
Carlisle Diocese eNews  - to subscribe to regular email updates from the Diocese of Carlisle
Beetham PCC Coronavirus Update  - update on the PCC recommendations for reopening Beetham Church for public worship
Beetham PCC Coronavirus Guidance for Public Worship  - guidance for the reopening of Beetham Church for public worship, updated 9th August with the decision to wear face coverings whilst in the church building