Author: Robin.Kyd

Evening Prayer Friday,23 October 2020

This evening, I’d like to begin with a verse of a hymn which seems particularly relevant to our present situation. Hope is a candle once lit by the prophets Never consumed though it burns through the years Dim in the daylight of power and privilege When they are gone hope will shine on. Do you ever...

Morning Prayer Friday, 23 October 2020

An Invitation to Hope It seems to have been a week full of mis-communication: assorted politicians have spent much time and effort shouting across great chasms at each other without shedding much light on how we are to increase our chances of helping communities back into health. If I were to try and describe real communication...

Evening Prayer Thursday, 22 October 2020

A reading from Psalm 90 1 Lord, you have been our dwelling-place throughout all generations. 2 Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. 3 You turn people back to dust, saying, ‘Return to dust, you mortals.’ 4 A thousand years in your sight are like a day...

Morning Prayer Thursday, 22 October 2020

Inspiring Christians history forgot ‘So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.’ Matthew 7: 12 NIV® Vocab Malone, a Christian apologist, has written about the lives of eight black Christians whose achievements have been largely ignored, but whose faith, fervour and...

Morning Prayer Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Good morning, good Cornerstone people. It is St Luke’s tide, and we often get a spell of warm weather at this time of year, but not, it seems, in 2020. It is going to be a cool and wet day, so before we do battle with the elements let us have a time to look at scriptures...

Choral Evensong for Sunday, 18 October 2020

Led by Revd Tim Norwood The video recording for this service can be viewed (on YouTube) by following this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k6zhjT2iJQ Because it is quite a lengthy recording (over an hour) it may, depending on your network, take a little while to get to it. The Order of Service is available as a PDF file here:...

Service of the Word for Sunday, 18 October 2020

Led by Revd George Mwaura Prelude: Andante from Sonata no.6 (opus 65) by Mendelssohn (1845) Introit: How beauteous are their feet How beauteous are their feet who stand on Sion’s hill, who bring salvation on their tongues and words of peace reveal! How happy are our ears that hear this happy sound, which kings and prophets...

Sermon for Sunday, 18 October 2020

By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 96 and Matthew 22: 15–22 Kingdom currency Lord may I speak in the power of the Holy Spirit to the glory of your name and may our collective meditation be acceptable in thy sight. Amen A young lady was sunbathing on the beach in Cornwall when a little boy in his...