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2021-06-03T10:53:11+01:00
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resourcing the spiritual journey of older people, by holding services in local Care & Rest Homes,
and by befriending those who are room bound and house bound, and travelling with them

Thoughts for the Day

: We send these out six days a week.  We aim to inform, challenge, comfort, encourage and ease isolation - click on image for latest. Saturday 2 October Saturday 18 September Saturday 11 September Saturday 4 September Saturday 28 August Saturday 21 August Saturday 14 August Saturday 7 August Saturday 17 July Saturday 10 July Saturday 3 July Would [...]

Open air activities resume!

Open air activities resume! 2 June 2021 : We are delighted to report that with the return (at long last!) of warmer weather and having been twice vaccinated, as well as undergoing lateral flow tests, we have resumed open-air services at Westhampnett House, and will conduct these initially weekly. It’s been 7 months since our last visit. We renewed [...]

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Into 2021 …

Into 2021 ... 29 January 2021 : Over the winter, we have increased the frequency and duration of our contacts with people living on their own, responding to their increased need for chats, prayer, and laughter. We expect this need and our response will continue until most local people have had their two vaccinations. Meanwhile, we were very blessed [...]

Open air visits

Open air visits 1 June 2020 : This month's easing of lockdown has allowed us to carry out some open-air visiting. Where safe perimeter fences ensure social distancing, we have been able to resume personal visits by speaking to residents through the fence. Of course this only works in good weather, but it is so good to see faces [...]

Compline

Compline July 2020 . Many of us have found strength and comfort during Lockdown by joining in an evening Compline. You are welcome to download it and try it for yourself and if you find it helpful just ask and we will be happy to add you to our mailing list. We send out a new one to those [...]

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Looking ahead …

Update as lockdown eases further 18 June 2020 : Now that lockdown has eased for some sections of the population and economic activities once again dominate many people’s attention, we are concerned that older people will again be overlooked. We do not see any easy options for the care homes who have so far successfully managed to keep the [...]

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