You matter, we care…
Are you finding life difficult as lockdown continues? Are you experiencing any of these feelings?
- lack of hope
Or do you simply feel exhausted, apathetic or passive?
If so, we want you to know that you matter, and we care. There is help and support.
At St Paul’s we can offer prayer and support
- email prayer requests to email@example.com and our regular prayer meetings will pray for you.
- if you would like to talk to someone confidentially by phone or Zoom, then email firstname.lastname@example.org
- if you just need a friendly voice on the end of a phone for a social chat, our phone buddy scheme offers this email@example.com
- you can also talk to a member of the clergy or our Bereavement Support Team – email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01276 700210 to ask for someone to contact you.
Debt relief and benefit advice – Contact Frontline Debt Relief and Benefit Advice (see here for details)
Homelessness – Contact The Hope Hub which offers both crisis and empowerment services (visit the website here)
Marriage Support – We continue to offer various sources of Marriage Support (see here for more information)
Daily Hope – The Church of England has set up a free, 24 hour phone line, Daily Hope, which offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England. The number is 0800 804 8044 and the service has been created particularly with those unable to join online church services during the period of restrictions in mind. If you know of someone on their own who doesn’t have access to the internet but would appreciate spiritual support, please pass on this number or print a leaflet to pop through their door. Daily HOPE Poster
KEY RESOURCES FOR HELP & GUIDANCE:
Whilst our national efforts of slowing down the virus continues, additional advice is being offered on a daily basis.
Therefore, we have listed some of the key sources of information below for your benefit:
If you have any queries about your health, these are the websites you should be consulting:
Church of England guidance:
Guidance from the Church of England (via the Diocese of Guildford) can be found here