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Springline Parish

Rector’s Village
Church Surgery

Rector’s Village Church Surgery

Father Sebastian, Rector of Springline Parish, along with his wife Alida, visits a village every Thursday.

Our ancient church buildings are silent witnesses of meanings and realities that still beckon us and inspire us. They remind us of a time when the church with its tower, spire and bells had a pride of place in a village whether people went to church or not. The village church surgeries are intended to reconnect with the village churches and communities through encounters, meetings, conversations, ministries, prayer walks, etc.

The flexible programme of the surgery is as follows:
10.00 – 10.30 am In Church:Morning Prayer or Holy Communion
10.30 – 12.00 amVisits to people, often pre-arranged
12.00 – 01.15 pm‘Walk-about’ in village
01.15 – 01.30 pmIn church, end of surgery

The Rector’s Village Surgery is not a ‘one-off’ thing but a regular part of his ministry in the Parish for the “cure of souls” which is his primary mandate as Rector/Vicar. It is an important part of his mission and ministry in the villages.

If you have any queries about the surgeries you can either call Father Sebastian on 01522 731793 or the Springline PCC Secretary, Mr John Moore on 07974 076 056. You may also contact any of the Churchwardens whose details you can find on the contact page.

The Revd Dr Sebastian Mattapally
The Revd Dr Sebastian Mattapally

(Fr. Sebastian)
Our Rector