Mathon Church, Herefordshire

Welcome
Mathon Church

The village of Mathon is situated in a rural Herefordshire parish with the beautiful and historic parish church of St. John the Baptist in the heart of the village (on the Cradley to Colwall road - postcode WR13 5PW). The congregation share traditional Christian services and values, reaching out into the wider community with a hand of friendship and welcome to all who would wish to join them. With over 900 years of history it is a Church and a building with many roles:

Mathon church is a place of meeting and peace, a place of prayer and for music. It is a focus for the community, a building for everyone ... and a venue for milestones in the lives of many generations of local families.


Daily Bible Passage for


Services in Mathon this week
Mathon Church Altar

Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 6:30 PM
Live-streamed Evening Prayer from the Rectory (Order of service)

Please join us online (or by 'phone on 0330 221 0097 with Access Code: 496-060-773)

Sunday 27 June 2021 at 9:30 AM
Shorter Mattins

Trinity 4

Other services this week:

At Cradley
Sunday 27 June 2021 at 10:45 AM
Live-streamed Family Service of Holy Communion

Please join online (or by 'phone on 0330 221 0097 with Access Code: 578-270-357).
Download order of service

Note that for those choosing to come into church the usual Covid safety protocols will apply, including social distancing. Face coverings must be worn, no 'gathering together' before or after the service and, sadly, there is still no congregational singing.

At Storridge
Sunday 27 June 2021 at 9:30 AM
Mattins - Lay led

Trinity 4

Our Rector
Revd Robert Ward

The Revd Robert Ward's ministry covers the parishes of Mathon, Cradley and Storridge, in addition to this he is also Rural Dean for the Ledbury Deanary.

The Rectory,
Rectory Lane
Cradley
Herefordshire
WR13 5LQ

01886 880438

robert.ward776@gmail.com

The next Benefice event:
There are currently no up-coming Benefice events, please be sure to come back and check again soon
Coronavirus-covid-19

A MESSAGE FROM THE RECTOR (updated 24 April 2021)

Our church remains open for private prayer during the week and Sunday services have now resumed (with the requirement to wear face coverings in church and observe social distancing). Services from our neighbouring church in Cradley continue to be live-streamed (on most Sundays) for those who wish to come together 'virtually' online and by telephone. Please check the ‘services’ page of this website for more details.

Fundraising has been hit hard this past year, as have other crucial sources of income, including summer weddings. Since it's difficult at present to plan events of any kind which involve people coming together, could we ask you to consider making a special donation to your local parish church or even setting up a regular payment via the Parish Giving Scheme?

Thank you for your consideration.

Your Rector,
Robert Ward

The next Mathon Church event:
There are currently no up-coming events at Mathon Church, please be sure to come back and check again soon
Newsletter
Candle and Cross

NEWSLETTER

During the lockdown the 'Newsletter Team' are unable to print and deliver the Newsletter as usual. However they will continue to produce the Newsletter every month. Subscribers can:

  • Read the newsletter online via the benefice newsletter website.
  • Contact the newsletter at cmsnewsletter2018@gmail.com and ask for a digital copy to be sent by e-mail

(During the lockdown there is no charge for access to the online/digital version.)

Subscribers who cannot access the digital copy of the Newsletter and who would like to request a printed copy can write to: Newsletter Editor, Barratts Cottage, Cradley, WR13 5NF

Normal deliveries with resume as soon as circumstances allow.

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