SCAN parish


NHS - Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

1. Connect with other people Good relationships are important for your mental wellbeing. 

2. Be physically active

3. Learn new skills

4. Give to others

5. Pay attention to the present moment (mindfulness)


Lots more  plus further resources at:

Coronavirus- Goverment guidance and regulations

Follow this link for the latest announcements and detailed regulations and advice from HM Government

For services in our churches observe social distancing, wear masks and sign in or use the NHS Covid app.  Sanitiser and masks will be available. 

At present we can't allow congregational singing inside - but our choir can!

Please let churchwardens know youre coming to a particular service- telephone numbers will be on our Facebook page service announcements - or use the contact form on this website

COVID-19 Fraud

Please be careful regarding any contact from fake NHS scams. This could be by text, telephone, cold callers etc. It could be regarding the offer of a vaccination, a 'track and trace' test testing at home or something else.

Please check vulnerable neighbours are aware of this information, especially those who are not online. Never give out personal information or bank details (even if it appears a genuine request).

Report any incidents to the Covid Fraud Hotline on 0800 587 5030 (open 24/7) or fill in the secure and anonymous form at

Food Bank Donations Needed!

Food Bank is urgently appealing for non perishable food items.  They can now be left at SCAN collection containers in the village hall porch in Chicheley, St Laud's church porch in Sherington, the lytchgate for St Firmin's at the Cock car park in North Crawley.  Collections  happen on or around Friday lunchtimes except Bank Holidays or more frequently as necessary

Donations are also being accepted at the Kings Church site in Wolverton next door to the library between 12.30pm and 2.30 pm Monday-Friday, the Food Bank warehouse at Stacey Bushes between 9am and 12 pm Monday-Friday and at supermarkets.  See the Food Bank website giving page here.

Donation collections can also be arranged locally;  please contact us for further details

What MK Food Bank is short of...


MK Foodbank are anticipating the following products to be in short supply  over the next few months:

Tinned Rice Pudding / Custard

Tinned Fruit

Tinned Meat 

Jams, Peanut Butter etc


Please note food or drink containg alcohol can't be accepted.  To avoid small furry friends helping themselves to packaged dry goods, put all such items in the lidded containers!

Current Overstocked Items:


Ladies sanitary products

Dried Pasta, Dried Rice

Tinned Soups

Long Life Milk

gentlespaces: a new group support service for bereaved people in MK

We offer

• a place for those who grieve

• in a group setting

• hosted and facilitated by trained volunteers

• at a range of times and venues in MK

• and a free service

We do not offer

• a counselling service • support for those under 18

We are

• based in MK • volunteers from local churches

• trained in bereavement support • safeguarding compliant

Please contact 01908 382318 between 10-12am and 6-8pm, Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays

Page updated 17/07/21