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"St Peter's is a welcoming, friendly and thriving village Church situated in the centre of Conisbrough on the junction of Church Street and High Street.
It has been the meeting place of Christian believers since 750AD and we continue to meet every Sunday to encourage one another in our faith through Bible teaching, singing together and praying for ourselves and the world around us.
As a Church we believe that true life and deep felt joy, hope and peace can only be found in knowing and following Jesus.
Why not join us at one of our services and discover the immeasurable love that God has for you.
We look forward to seeing you soon."
Revd Martijn Mugge
Revd Martijn Mugge
Every time I switch on the radio it feels like tuning in to one of those apocalyptic movies. However this time there are no clear heroes or guarantees of a ‘happily ever after’. Nevertheless there are things we can do now to ready ourselves for worse to come.
The first is obvious: follow government advice.
Washing your hands regularly and avoiding touching your face are still the best ways to avoid catching the virus. Staying indoors if you have a cough or flew symptoms, or if you are elderly or particularly vulnerable, will further limit the spread and may already be compulsory. If you are young and well, then perhaps this is an area where you can help. Are there people you could call to check they are okay, or to see whether they need any shopping? As a Church we are seeking to provide a coordinated response, so please get in touch if you are able to offer your help and support.
My second advice: pray.
Whatever your situation, God loves you and cares about you, so let Him know how you feel and what’s on your mind; He will nourish and sustain you. And pray for healthcare workers, the vulnerable and those who are financially insecure or worried about having to take time off.
My third and last advice may come as a surprise: make peace with God.
Sadly there is yet no cure for Covid-19 and undoubtedly many will die. But there is a cure for death itself. You and I were made by God to be loved by God and to live forever. One day you will face God’s judgement against everything that has been wrong in your life. But forgiveness is available through Jesus Christ, who died for your wrongs so that you might receive eternal life. The Bible says: “Humble yourselves before the Lord and He will lift you up.” It is never too late to seek God’s forgiveness, until it is too late. Respond now, make peace with God and ring me on 01709 259531. I’d love to hear from you.
The Parish of Conisbrough is committed to high standards in the safeguarding and care of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Our Safeguarding Officer is Jenny Downing, who can be contacted by phone on 01709 862164.
Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be read in full on our Safeguarding Page under 'more'.