Author: Ian Trimnell

Evening Prayer Tuesday, 13 April 2021

OH, HOW I LOVE YOU By SJ Holland We search each other’s eyes For depth of thought. We find feelings, real feelings Of deep, warm love, Never dying, But always trying to break free, To come forth And be the dream Of me and you come true. Oh, how I love you. Good evening and welcome...

Morning Prayer Tuesday, 13 April 2021

AWARNESS By Sandi Holland Oh, let us savor this beginning So sublime, And rush not As excitement weighs heavily Upon our minds. Yet, we must not hesitate To answer the soft And gentle awareness, Of intense and increasing closeness. For to surrender is to Keep desire alive. And if I should die before we kiss, Happy...

Evening Prayer Monday, 12 April 2021

This Breathless Earth By Malcolm Guite We bolted every door but even so We couldn’t catch our breath for very fear: Fear of their knocking at the gate below, Fear that they’d find and kill us even here. Though Mary’s tale had quickened all our hearts Each fleeting hope just deepens your despair: The panic grips...

Morning Prayer Monday, 12 April 2021

When this is over, may we never again take for granted A handshake with a stranger Full shelves at the store Conversations with neighbours A crowded theatre Friday night out Receiving communion A routine check-up The school rush each morning Coffee with a friend The stadium roaring Each deep breath A boring day Life itself. When...

An Easter Sunrise Celebration

An Easter Sunrise Celebration To celebrate this special morning we have a collection of readings, prayers and words presented by Suzanne Richardson-Bailey Scripture readings by Nerys Steeds. Prayers by Peter Steeds and Rodney Hodges. Affirmations by Suzanne Richardson-Bailey.

The Stations of the Cross

  First Station Jesus is Condemned to Die Second Station Jesus Accepts His Cross Third Station Jesus Falls for the First Time Fourth Station Jesus Meets His Afflicted Mother Fifth Station Simon Helps Jesus Carry His Cross Sixth Station Veronica Offers Her Veil to Jesus Seventh Station Jesus Falls for the Second Time Eighth Station The Women...

Additional music for Maundy Thursday

Adrian provided the following music, which wasn’t used in this evening’s service so it is posted here for your benefit. Gradual Psalm 116 – The Cup of Blessing Words from Psalm 116 put to a melody by Malcolm Archer Choral Reflection – Lenten Motets ‘Tristis est anima’ and ‘Pater Mi’ from the responsory of the Tenebrae for Maundy Thursday, first and second...