Author: Robin.Kyd

Morning Prayer Wednesday, 6 January 2020

Good morning, all of you. Today is the feast of Epiphany, marking the visit of the wise men to Mary and Joseph and the infant Jesus in Bethlehem. Give the king your judgements, O God, and your righteousness to the son of a king. The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall pay tribute, the...

Morning Prayer Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Good morning, good people. Third week of Advent, so we are speeding our way to Christmas. I don’t know about you, but the time is rolling by so quickly and there seem to be so much to do before we get to Christmas. It will be good for us all to have a short period quietly...

Music to End the Day

Good evening, everyone. Traditionally on the third Sunday of Advent our thoughts turn to John the Baptist, and his proclamations of the coming of the Messiah. Tonight we begin with Charles Coffin’s great eighteenth-century hymn ‘On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lord is nigh’, set to the tune ‘Winchester New’, adapted from a...

Holy Communion for Advent 3 Sunday, 13 December 2020

Preacher: Revd Canon Helen Cameron, Chair of Northampton District of the Methodist Church Celebrant: Revd Ernesto Lozada-Uzuriaga Introit: O Nata Lux Welcome Brothers and sisters, we meet in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen God’s mercy, grace and peace be with you. Good morning, and welcome to our Holy Communion...

Reflection for Advent III

By Revd Canon Helen Cameron, Chair of Northampton District of the Methodist Church One of the joys of my role as Chair of a Methodist District that includes Milton Keynes but also includes Loughborough, Leicester and the Chilterns is the infinite variety of my work. I can be in the centre of Milton Keynes at Christ...

Prayer of the Week 13 December 2020

This is the time for hope’s renewal.
We know Christ will bring righteousness  
as surely as flowers will come again in spring. 
Lord, we light candles to rage against the dark. 
Keep us fierce and faithful bringers of hope.

Evening Prayer Friday, 11 December 2020

Good evening, everyone. Welcome to Friday evening’s prayers. At the end of the second week of Advent, let’s spend a little more time reflecting on the coming of Jesus. Each year during Advent we speak of Jesus coming into a world of darkness. There seems to be plenty of darkness around today. Anxiety and constraints related...