Lytchett Minster & St Dunstan's Upton

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image of both church buildings joined as in a jigawWelcome to the website of
Lytchett Minster Parish Church BH16 6JE and
St Dunstan’s Upton, BH16 5JA  

Parts of the Parish Church date back to the fourteenth Bronze Award awarded to St Dunstan's on 31st March 2020
century, and we are very fond of our buildings, but the real Church is people. 

We are a mixture of different kinds of people, with our faith and failings. What we have in common is finding the Person and work of Jesus Christ life-changing.

Read the latest issue of GrapevineHeader for the weekly Grapevine from 4th Sept 2019
3rd July "Unlocking our churches" and including the video launching the EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN.

Interviews for Team Rector will take place on 13th July

Augustine is Winner of Theology Slam 2020! 
News item for more including the link to his sermon (or the whole event) on Church Times website.




8am Live Streaming Communion Logo for St Marys Lytchett Matraverswith Stephen. 
St Mary's, Lytchett Matravers


 one of the stain glass windows at St Dunstans

9.30am Holy Communion 
service at Lytchett Minster Parish Church 
Social distancing and a smaller congregation.


10am Mondays -  Live-stream of a discussion on the 
questions from the News sheet with Hilary and two guests on Facebook or on this website here 

11am Live Streaming of the  Holy Communion service 
at St Dunstan's 
at which there will be social distancing and a smaller congregation.

 Zoom logo12 noon 'check in' with Hilary on Zoom to chat and catch up with one another. (see below) See also our catch-up Art Gallery, Garden Photos & Garden Videos 

6pm Thought for the day live streaming with Hilary on Facebook page  (see below) or shortly afterwards on Thought for the Day page


6pm Thought for the day live streaming with Hilary on Facebook page  (see below) or shortly afterwards on Thought for the Day page

Sponsored Holes Bay WalkFirst part of the Holes Bay Walks leaflet in aid of Wau Diocese in South Sudan
took place last week to raise much needed funds for the Wau Diocese in South Sudan  Information about how to donate is in the pdf here

Coronavirus.  If you need any help or just wish to speak to someone about the situation you are in, please contact the Church Office or one of the clergy.  Image of two hands together in prayer
Phone numbers and email addresses in Church Directory or see Weekly News sheet.  
For Prayer Requests:   See Prayer page

Dial a Sermon.   01202 078733Twilio logo a communications platform which enables Dial-a-Sermon
If you know people who are not accessing anything else but have a normal landline, please let them know that they can listen to the sermon for this week via telephone.  
Please pass on the details which are on the
News page

Prayer Station in the churchyard cross
at Lytchett Minster Parish Church.

See our Prayer Page

On Monday mornings at around 10 am Hilary and two 'guests' will be live streaming a discussion on the questions that you can find in the week’s news sheet.
View on Facebook and, if you have any comments of your own to add, please put them in the comments on the livestream and Hilary will try to include them as they go along.  4/5/20
You can listen to previous weeks’ discussions on Facebook videos page. or, for most recent discussion see this website here

Poole-Wau Partnership   logo for wau diocese in South Sudan
Newsletter - 14th June 
or from the
Poole-Wau Publications page
Click the date above or go to the dedicated page for publications relating to Poole-Wau Partnership

Image from the top of the News Update for May 2020 from the Taylor FamilyNews Update from Malcolm and Yanet Taylor in Dominican Republic working with YWAM:
19/5/20  View 
here    See Series 23 page for information about the Taylor family and read about their work in previous News Updates.

Connecting with church and prayer, from home.

Facebook logoEvery evening, Rev Hilary Bond does a daily livestream at 6pm on the church Facebook page. You can see it a little after 6pm on our Thought for the Day page or anytime afterwards on Facebook.

Zoom logoUsing Zoom,, Hilary has set up a Lytchett Minster and St Dunstan’s “check in” space where, if you want, you can come at 12noon just to catch up with others from our church for half and hour or so every day, 6 days a week, Mon - Sat.   It is free to sign up to Zoom but you will need the meeting ID and password or the meeting website link from Hilary.

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News itemBronze Award awarded to St Dunstan's on 31st March 2020
 about Eco Church - Bronze Award


 updated 6/7/20

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