We hope you have the opportunity to come to Speen Church soon.
At present in line with Government advice concerning COVID-19 our usual weekly gathering on Sunday mornings as well as our other events and activities are temporarily on hold. However although we may not be able to physically meet together, we continue to "be" church through many and varied other ways including regular on-line contact and by continuing to post sermons on our website: here.
Our Minister is Rev. Tim Deller - you can contact him by email (here) or Tel. 01494 488753
Thought for the Day from the Pastor
Every week day, Tim shares a Thought for the Day to encourage and build us up in our faith.
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Previous Thoughts for the Day can be accessed here.
Sunday Services at Speen Church
Services on a Sunday offer a warm welcome to all, with a crèche and groups for children and young people. Bring the whole family!
For further information click here
10.30 - 12pm
Café & Kitchen
is offering Thursday deliveries to those on their own or vulnerable at this time
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A fantastic community meeting space
Where little ones meet
Suspended DUE to Covid-19
Life of the Church | The Visual Diary
Scroll down to see what's been happening recently
Induction of Rev. Tim Deller | 29 February 2020
The induction of Rev. Tim Deller as Minister of Speen Church was a joy filled occasion as we celebrated Tim and Rosi's arrival to Speen with friends from the community, local churches and guests from further afield.
"See I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up, do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland." Isaiah 43:19.
Welcome! | February 2020
"Enter His gates with thanksgiving": Psalm 100:4. The gate from the Village to Chapel Hall has a new inscription beautifully carved by the same craftsman who worked on the village war memorial at the Lych Gate.
Wheels 4 Moira | January 2020
After months of patient waiting, Moira and team have finally taken delivery of a brand new car which will make travelling for the Mother and Child Project in a remote region of South Gonder, Ethiopia, both safer and easier.
You can watch a video with the latest news about the project here.
The theme "Glad Tidings" brought the wonder of Christ's birth to life through traditional carols by candlelight, a late night reflection with communion on Christmas Eve and a lively fun filled service on Christmas Day!
Advent | 1 December
Advent is a time of preparation and anticipation as we eagerly look forward to celebrating the Light of God coming into the world through the birth of His son, Jesus. This week the first candle symbolising "hope" was lit on our Advent wreath. The remaining candles representing "peace", "love" and "joy" will be lit over the next three Sundays with the final candle symbolising the birth of Christ to be lit on Christmas Day.
Thank you to our creative team who made the wreath!
Remembrance | 10 November
We were delighted to be joined by the Brownies, Guides, Parish Councillor Roger Craft and several folk from the community as we remembered those who sacrificed their lives in service to our country at our Remembrance Service on Sunday. Wreaths were laid at the Lych Gate on behalf of the Armed Forces and Parish Council.
Harvest | 13th October
Generous donations will be used to bless local families in need through One Can Trust and Saunderton Lodge.
TLG Sunday | 6th October
Rachel Dawson from Christian charity TLG spoke about the incredible work TLG do with churches across the UK to bring hope and a future for children and young people struggling with school, poverty and holiday hunger. Listen to Rachel's talk here. Find out more about TLG here.
Celebration on the Field | 15th September
The sun shone, the coffee flowed, the cakes were plentiful and the Playing Field rang with praise and thanksgiving for another wonderful Speen Festival!
New Wine United 19 | 3rd - 9th August
The new site at Peterborough proved to be a successful venue for this year's Church holiday with New Wine - excellent teaching, inspiring worship, fun, BBQs.... all in glorious sunshine! Join us next year! Info here
Ladies Breakfast | July
Ladies from the community enjoyed a delicious breakfast cooked by the men followed by an excellent and challenging talk by Michael Spurr, former Chief Executive of HM Prison and Probation Service.
Croquet 'n chips | June
The annual Men's Croquet Tournament was hotly contested as usual. A fish and chip feast was followed by two rounds of croquet ....mutterings about long grass and foul play were duly ignored and a great evening was had by all!
Pop up Refill at the Kitchen | Alternate Thursdays
The Refill Project made its first visit to Chapel Hill Kitchen this month. On a mission to reduce single use plastic it stocks an ethical collection of household cleaning and bathroom products - bring a container, fill up then relax over a coffee and delicious homemade cake in the cafe! The Refill Project will be at the Kitchen on alternate Thursdays 10.30am-2.30pm
Big Church Day Out | 25-26th May
Big Church Day Out is an exciting annual event in West Sussex which focusses on gathering the church together in celebration with music, prayer, fun and just being together. Becky and her creative team spent the bank holiday weekend running creative4the1 - a craft venue which serves 1000s of guests at Big Church Day Out. Based in "The Field of Fun" they had their busiest year yet!
He is Risen! | 21st April
Easter at Speen included a shared supper and reflective meditation on Maundy Thursday; joining friends from other churches for the Good Friday Walk of Witness through Princes Risborough and a special service celebrating the resurrection on Easter Sunday. The Easter garden made by the children of Speen School had a special trim in honour of the day!
Reflections on India | 7th April
James and Amy report back on their recent trip to India supporting the work of Agape Alive in India.
Men's Breakfast | 16th March
Around 50 men enjoyed a full English Breakfast in Chapel Hall followed by a profound and engaging talk:"Inside Out - Reflections on Crime, Punishment and Rehabilitation" with Michael Spurr, Chief Executive HM Prison and Probation Service
Toddlers and Toddlers | March
Carers and Tots enjoy fun together on Tuesdays in Chapel Hall.
Seeking Sheep - Our Father's Joy | 10 February
The message this morning featured live illustrations to accompany the story of the lost sheep as James spoke about our Father's heart to search for, rescue and care for the one.
Winter weather | 2 February
Snow covers the Chilterns but the Chapel is warm and welcoming inside!
Celebrating the Piper Family | 20 January
After nearly 22 years as part of Speen Church, the Piper family are heading to pastures new. We celebrated with thanksgiving the gift of their friendship and the blessing they have been to our community, marking the occasion with lunch together in Chapel Hall.
Thanksgiving Celebration | January 2019
Friends and family joined David and Kate for a party in Chapel Hall to celebrate David's remarkable healing and ongoing recovery and to thank everyone for their prayers and continuing support.
Churchyard clear up | 3 November
With its unique setting and view of the Chiltern hills, the churchyard at Speen Chapel is a place of peace and tranquility for village families, walkers, ramblers and church regulars. Annual maintenance is essential and the work undertaken during Saturday's ground's day ensured a good look for the coming season.
Communion | Shared on the first Sunday of the month