Online faith communities

The Goldsmiths Chaplaincy is currently closed, but religious groups are now offering online resources for prayer, meditation and community connection.

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The Goldsmiths Chaplaincy is currently closed, but religious groups are now offering online resources for prayer, meditation and community connection. Some religious groups also offer online resources for prayer, meditation and community connection. 

Some faith communities have returned to their buildings, whilst others continue to meet online. You are welcome to email chaplaincy if you are looking for a specific faith community. To find out the latest, please follow the contact names/emails and websites below. 

 

Catherine’s Church, Hatcham 

Contact: Sheridan - revsheridanjames@gmail.com 
Email: stcatherinehatcham@gmail.com  
Web: stcatherinehatcham.org.uk  
Instagram: stcatherinehatcham  
Twitter @stcathhatch  

Ascension Blackheath 

The Church of the Ascension  
Website: ascension-blackheath.org 
Contact: Anne Bennet - btavicar@gmail.com 

St John’s Church, Deptford 

Website: sjht.org.uk 
Contact: Peter Farley Moore - peter@stjohnsdeptford@gmail.com 

St Peter’s Church, Brockley 

Website: stpetersbrockley.org.uk 
Contact: Beccy - students@stpetersbrockley.org.uk 

St Paul’s Church, Deptford 

Contactstpaulsdeptford@btinternet.com 

St Nicholas’ Church, Deptford 

Websitestnicholaschurchdeotford.org

Contact: Louise - revdlouise@icloud.com 

Christian Resources 

The Bear church is part of The Deptford Ragged Trust, please more on their website.

Catholic Resources 

Goldsmiths’ Sr. Anoushka suggests looking into online Catholic prayer resources

Muslim resources

Please see the latest updates from MCB.

Jewish resources

Different denominations within Judaism are putting together online resources amidst the Covid-19 crisis. This includes:

Local Lewisham SGI community resources

Juliette Grassby-Lewis coordinates the local Lewisham SGI network. She is also a member of the Lewisham Interfaith forum. They are hosting meetings via Skype, including discussions, study groups and chanting together. In order to link with this network, Juliette suggests contacting her via her mobile: 07463 431029. There are also further resources on the national website. 

Mindfulness/meditation resources  

The Mountain Meditation is a 15-minute meditation written by John Kabat Zinn to help find a sense of grounding and anchoring when all around is uncertain. You can also find more help on apps such as Calm and Headspace.