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Archbishop of Canterbury launches free dial-in worship phone line during coronavirus lockdown 0800 804 8044

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus.

Daily Hope, offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line.

Call 0800 804 8044

To All Church Members Far and Wide

Due to the latest directives issued by the government concerning the Corona Virus, all church buildings will be closed until further notice. Our pastoral care and ministry is a key feature here at St Matthew's and we fully intend to continue to deliver those services to you and our community. We are therefore going to utilise virtual tools to broadcast prayer ministry and collective worship programs so we can provide as many opportunities as possible for mission and outreach to our community in order to be able to engage with you all throughout the duration of this challenging period. Details of how to access these on-line sessions will be shared with you shortly.

In the meantime, if you require pastoral support, or need someone to pray with you and on your behalf please reach out to us here at or 020 8221 0902

FINALLY - please adhere to the government guidelines regarding social mobility and contact. STAY AT HOME AND DO NOT GO OUT UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY.

The latest Government advice can be found here