Author: Robin.Kyd

Evening Prayer Monday, 10 August 2020

Good evening everyone. I hope your day has been wonder full. This morning I suggested that there should perhaps be a seventh sense: that of wonder. However, during the day I noticed the wonder of the smell of a beautiful red rose and also a Lemon Drizzle cake baking. I wondered at the sight of autumn...

Morning Prayer Monday, 10 August 2020

Good morning everyone and welcome to our time together in prayer and praise this morning. Let us start with a prayer from Bridgid of Gael from the first century who is one of the Patron Saints of Ireland. I arise today Through a mighty strength: God’s power to guide me, God’s might to uphold me, God’s...

Holy Communion Sunday, 9 August 2020

[The complete Service is contained in one video file. The musical prelude and postlude are each in their own video file, at top and bottom of this post. The words of the service, hymns, readings and intercessions are all included in the video of the Service.] Prelude: Kleine Präludien und Intermezzi (Opus 9, 2nd movement) by...

Prayer of the Week 9 August 2020

God of all power,
your sovereign word comes to us in Christ.
When your Church is in danger, make firm our trust;
when your people falter, steady our faith.
Show us in Jesus your power to save,
that we may always acclaim him as Lord,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
God for ever and ever.
Amen

Evening Prayers Thursday, 6 August 2020

A reading from Mark’s Gospel The Transfiguration 2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. 4 And there appeared before them Elijah...

Holy Communion Sunday, 2 August 2020

[The complete Service is contained in one video file. The musical prelude and postlude are each in their own video file, at top and bottom of this post. The words of the service, hymns, readings and intercessions are all included in the video of the Service, but not the words of the Sermon by Professor Steve...

Sermon for Sunday, 2 August 2020

By Professor Steve Smith Hi, my name’s Steve Smith, and I’ve been asked by Ernesto just to give a ten- or fifteen-minute reflection on this book I’ve just finished. The book’s called Wrestling ’til Daybreak, and it has a subtitle, rather a long subtitle, called A Spiritual Guide for Disconnected Christians and Other Questioning Journeyers. So,...

Prayer of the Week 2 August 2020

Bountiful and compassionate God,
you place in the hands of your disciples the food of life.
Nourish us at your holy table,
that we may bear Christ to others and share with them
the gifts we have so richly received.
We make our prayer 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.
Amen