In Person Services
We have weekly In Person services at Redwell Primary School starting at 10.30 am on Sunday mornings. There are separate groups for under 18's - see one of the following for further details:-
The services are live-streamed to YouTube and added to Facebook later in the day.
They can be accessed by clicking on the following links or copying them into your internet browser address line:
To participate, you can either join Dawn at the Vicarage or on Zoom. A link will be provided by email to church members close to the meeting start time. If you cannot join us please send your prayer requests or prayer suggestions to Revd Dawn Airey on:
See also This Week's Prayers and Praise
And for a Bible Verse of the Day check out https://www.biblegateway.com/
is Our Responsibility
Safeguarding is a priority at Gleneagles church. We have adopted government and Church of England guidelines on the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and good working practice, including safer recruitment of volunteers and paid workers.
For details of how to contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer and other resources click here.
Action to be taken in the event of a potential issue
- If there is concern that a child or vulnerable adult is at risk of harm, inform the Parish Safeguarding Officer or Incumbent who will take advice from the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA) or Local Authority Social Care. If the incumbent is implicated, inform the DSA.
- If there is concern that a child or vulnerable adult has been harmed, immediately inform the Parish Safeguarding Officer or Assistant or Incumbent or DSA and agree who will make the referral to Local Authority Social Care team. If no-one is available, contact the Local Authority Social Care Team or Police directly.
Vicar - Dawn Airey (01933 673324) email@example.com
Parish Safeguarding Officer - Alex Benoy (01933 222002)
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - Beverly Huff, 01733 887027 firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - Samantha Jackson, 01733 887027 email@example.com
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
The Bereavement and Loss Support Group are hoping to start meeting again in the near future. In the meantime, please feel free to join our Bereavement and Loss Facebook Group: search for "Wellingborough Bereavement And Loss Support Group."
Additionally, you are, of course, welcome to contact the Vicar on:
Telephone 01933 673324
Future plans - Message from the Vicar
In late 2020 I felt the Lord speak to me through Paul's storm journey in Acts 27. Paul was imprisoned on a boat when a terrifying storm threatened to destroy the boat and everyone on it. In the middle of the sea, with no land in sight, suddenly in the distance they saw new lands. They didn't know what or who was there but there were definitely new lands to head towards offering fresh hope.
As a church, in January 2021 we started asking, ‘Lord help us see the new lands beyond the storm of this pandemic and then reveal what you want to be constructed there for your kingdom purposes.’
As the last 6 months have passed by it feels as though the Lord has given us some clarity about the 'new lands' in at least two significant ways:
i)Firstly, at the beginning of yet another lockdown it was a really good opportunity to seek fresh vision for how this part of the Body of Christ in Gleneagles Church can join with God in building His kingdom, as we emerge from this storm. The Vision is now complete with the strategy being a working document. The Vision booklet is available by clicking on the link in the Vision section below.
ii) Secondly, prior to the pandemic Gleneagles Anglican Church had a long held vision to build a new church and community centre on the land opposite the Ock 'n' Dough. The money required for this has not materialised.
However, at the end of May 2021 we were invited to consider extending our parish by including all that is within the neighbouring parish of Great Harrowden (Glenvale Park, Redhill Grange and the hamlet of Great Harrowden). This also included the parish church building at Great Harrowden on the A509, All Saints.
We are delighted to accept this offer to extend God's mission in this way!
The parish church needs some re-ordering and so our Sunday services will remain at Redwell Primary School until later in 2022. (We still have the land opposite the Ock 'n' Dough and over the coming months we will need to make a decision about that).
These two things combined have given us much to be excited about and a clear sense of God's heart and purpose as we look forward to the next chapter in the life of this church.
Caring for the environment
We are passionate about the environment.
- Adopted the Diocese of Peterborough Environmental Policy and the Environment Policy for Gleneagles Parish.
- Signed up to become an ‘Eco Church’ under the A Rocha Eco Church scheme and we are working towards the highest level of award.
- Appointed Helen Cracknell as Gleneagles Anglican Church's Environment Champion.
- Started the audit on the church's energy footprint.
We will be:
- Including God’s love for creation, the climate crisis, climate change, our duty towards environmental care and living sustainably in preaching, worship and teaching and in children and youth work within the Parish.
- Reducing our net carbon emissions, in line with the rest of the Church of England, by 2030.
- Seeking to care for the environment and our local community, for example creating a wildflower/natural part of the churchyard.