SERVICES FOR HOLY WEEK AND EASTER

SERVICES FOR HOLY WEEK HOLY MONDAY 20.00 Stations of the Cross and Eucharist HOLY TUESDAY 20.00 Music Meditation and Eucharist HOLY WEDNESDAY 20.00 Stations of the Cross and Eucharist THE EASTER TRIDUUM MAUNDY THURSDAY 20.00 The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday and Night Watch GOOD FRIDAY IN THE LORD’S PASSION 10.00 Stations of the Cross for…

PALM SUNDAY

Join us at 09.45 on the 9th April for the Liturgy of Palm Sunday, Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem.  Palms are blessed in the Parish Centre, the Gospel is proclaimed, Jesus entering Jerusalem on a donkey, the crowds waving palms and praising God  “Hosanna to the Son of David!  Blessed is the one who comes…

Lent

The desert places of the heart… pour your living water that I may live in abundance and hope… Emptiness can feel heavy on the soul if its energy is fed by a longing for something that cannot be satisfied, for love in a loveless relationship, youth in the autumn years, for plenty in the midst…

Lent

Lent 2017 Yesterday was the last Sunday before Lent.  In the Gospel reading (Matthew 17.1-9) we remembered Jesus’ Transfiguration, when he appears in glory with Moses and Elijah before Peter, James and John.  A voice from heaven says, “This is my Son, the Beloved, in whom I am well pleased, listen to him.”  When Jesus…

East Africa Crisis Appeal

Retiring Collection Sunday 19th March The Disasters Emergency Committee (of which Christian Aid is a member) has launched an appeal to provide urgent humanitarian help to those affected by the famine across East Africa – South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.  The UK Government has agreed to match donations up to a total of £5…

‘If you are the Son of God’ Lenten thinking on temptation…

In Matthew’s Gospel (4.1-11) Jesus is led by the Spirit into the wilderness where he fasted forty days and forty nights.  Afterwards he is tempted by the Devil. In our Lenten thinking we are considering each of the three temptations Jesus faced: 1. “If you are the Son of God command these stones to become loaves…

CHRISTMAS SERVICES

CHRISTMAS EVE 17.00 BLESSING OF THE CRIB – a service of story telling, building up the crib and singing Christmas Carols. 23.30 MIDNIGHT MASS – in candlelight   CHRISTMAS DAY 10.00 PARISH EUCHARIST for Christmas Day

Jonah

Read the latest on the Rector’s page, ‘Jonah, a man with a difference’!  

Jonah, a man with a difference…

Jonah is a man with a difference!  God tells Jonah, son of Amittai, ‘Go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it, for their wickedness has come up before me.’ (Jonah 1.2). Instead of agreeing to God’s demand, Jonah tries his best to run away as far and as fast as possible.  Initially we are left to conjecture…

ALMA NEWS

ALMA News (Angola, London, Mozambique Association) Niassa needs a new Anglican Bishop.  Last month, after 21 rounds of voting, the exhausted Electoral Assembly of Niassa agreed to delegate the appointment of a new Bishop to the Anglican Provincial Synod of Bishops. The Synod meets today.  Please pray for guidance as they seek to choose a bishop for Niassa…