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News from Sally 19th February

Good Evening, it’s that time of the week again!

This week has seen the beginning of Lent, I hope you have found some of the online Ash Wednesday resources useful and appropriate. It seems strange to be entering this season in our church calendar still restricted in ways that give me a sense of dejavu. It was during Lent last year that the first lockdown began!

As usual this is an email with many links to online services and activities, I will list them as you have already received other emails detailing them – 

Usk Ministry Area Onlines Sunday service – 9.30am Sunday 21st February

Zoom Coffee After Church 10.30am Sunday 21st February
Meeting ID: 857 0203 3318

Zoom Lent in a Bag (each date is the same link, and each week the four sessions will cover the same material)

Monday 2pm (led by Raglan MA)

Tuesday 9.30am (led by me)

Tuesday 3pm (led by Goytre MA)

Thursday 2pm (led by Raglan MA)

Meeting ID: 999 2724 0868
Passcode: LENTEN

Zoom Morning Prayer 10am WednesdaysMeeting ID: 946 717 9804Passcode: 8fkwr2

Zoom Compline 8pm ThursdaysMeeting ID 954 9508 3856


How I long for a day when I can write to you with the dates, times, and venues for services in person. Although it is worth saying here, that when we do return to our buildings we will continue to offer a weekly Sunday service online too, for those who are unable to come to the services in our buildings for whatever reason.

One of the bright moments for me this week has been being able to visit our primary school. There were no children as it is half term, which meant it was safe to visit, so Rowena Brace from Tredunnock Church, who is a new foundation governor, and myself, had a lovely tour.

It was a pleasure to meet the head teacher and to hear the amazing work that the school is undertaking. I am in awe of all the staff and families for persevering. Please could I ask that you keep them all in your prayers as they navigate an ever changing landscape.

My other highlight this week was bumping into a parishioner who had ventured out for the first time in many months. What a privilege to chat and to pray together. May I have many many more occasions like that.

And so I think I will close, promising to continue to pray for you all, and asking that you might too pray for me. Please keep in touch, you know where I am, and I am always pleased to hear from you.
With love Sally xxx

Feel free to forward this to anyone who might be interested.


LogoRev’d Sally Ingle-Gillis
Usk Ministry Area Leader
Monmouth Diocese
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