Author: Robin.Kyd

Meditation for Sunday, 28 February 2021 Lent 2

Woven – Lent 2: On the Mountaintop By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 22: 23–24 & Mark 9: 2–9 Lord speak to us through the words of my mouth and the meditations of your people. Open the scriptures wide so that we may behold your glory that sustains us in the valleys where we live. Amen I...

Evening Prayer Friday, 26 February 2021

‘Christ in the desert’ – is the first thing that I worked on seriously, I drew it with tears and blood …, it is the result of my deep suffering … the result of many years of searching …. Ivan Kramskoy, artist On this second Friday of Lent, I’d like to share with you this painting,...

Morning Prayer Friday, 26 February 2021

Good morning to all of you who come to Christ the Cornerstone for prayer as February draws to a close, as the time of seclusion moves on in slow stages towards increasing community. Let us begin with thanks to God who has brought us safely to the light of day, beginning with words from Psalm 22....

Evening Prayer Thursday, 25 February 2021

A reading from Psalm 22 23 You who fear the Lord, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honour him! Revere him, all you descendants of Israel! 24 For he has not despised or scornedthe suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help. 25 From you...

Morning Prayer Thursday, 25 February 2021

Second Temptation – To Be Spectacular Matthew 4:5–7 He will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone. Psalm 91: 11–12 For forty days and forty nights Jesus sleeps under the stars, waking...

Morning Prayer Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Good morning, Cornerstone friends on this day with promise of Spring. The government have outlined a programme to remove the restrictions on movement and meeting together, so it is a day to be thankful. My soul is pining for your salvation; I have hoped in your word. My eyes fail with watching for your word, while...

Music to End the Day Sunday, 21 February 2021

Good evening, friends. The six suites for unaccompanied cello by J.S. Bach are among the most ingenious and inspired of all his compositions. Written exactly 300 years ago, when Bach was Kappellmeister in Köthen, the single instrumental lines weave a miraculous pattern of implied harmonies and varied colours. The music historian Wilfred Mellers described the suites...

Holy Communion Sunday, 21 February 2021 Lent 1

A recording of the service is available here: Celebrant: Revd Ernesto Lozada-Uzuriaga Preacher: Krou Assoua LLM Introit Welcome Prayer of the Week Hymn: Forty days and forty nights Forty days and forty nights thou wast fasting in the wild; forty days and forty nights tempted, and yet undefiled: Sunbeams scorching all the day; chilly dew-drops nightly...