Author: Robin.Kyd

Evening Prayer Friday, 10 June 2020

Good evening, everyone. As we draw towards the close of the day, I’d like us to begin our prayer time by listening to an evening hymn. Please click on the link below to join in with or listen to the congregation of Durham Road Baptist Church, Gateshead as they sing, ‘The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, is...

Morning Prayer Friday, 10 July 2020

Good morning, my friends of Christ the Cornerstone. Rise to meet this fresh new day. The rain is past and nature renewed. Let us praise God with a Psalm: It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing psalms to your name, Most High, to declare your love in the morning and your faithfulness...

Evening Prayer Thursday, 9 July 2020

A reading from Psalm 95 1 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;   let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before him with thanksgiving   and extol him with music and song. 3 For the Lord is the great God,   the great King above all gods. 4 In his hand are the...

Morning Prayer Thursday, 9 July 2020

Celebrating Diversity without Addressing Disparity is Hypocrisy We need other human beings to help us to be human. We are made for interdependence, for complementarity. We are made for family, the human family, God’s family. Let us make sure that we value every member of it. Preface by John Sentamu (former Bishop of Birmingham, recently retired...

Holy Communion for Sunday, 5 July 2020

[There are four separate recordings here for this Service. The first is an audio recording of the first part of the Service. Below that is the text of that part of the Service, so that you can scroll down to follow the words. The sermon is a video, but the text is not available, and concludes...

Prayer of the Week 5 July 2020

O God, teach us the hidden wisdom of the Gospel,
so that we may hunger and thirst for holiness,
work tirelessly for peace,
and be counted among those who seek first the blessedness of your kingdom.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
God for ever and ever.

Evening Prayer Friday, 3 July 2020

Good Evening, everybody. Welcome to our Friday evening prayer time. In our church, we often light a candle on the dais or the altar table during services and in normal times, though not at present, candles are available in the chapel for people to light if they wish when they come to pray. Some people find...

Morning Prayer Friday, 3 July 2020

  On this first Friday morning of the new month, let us raise our eyes and drink deeply of God’s new day. O Lord your glory is revealed in the morning. From the first glint of light on the pink-tinged hydrangea to the gentle whisper of the rising breeze as it stirs the stately bamboo. The...