22nd September – Harvest

READINGS:   ​Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23​; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: Loving God, Forgive us for taking your many gifts for granted – Forgetting, squandering and even abusing them. Help us to rejoice in all you have given And to steward it wisely, To your glory. Amen

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15th September

Readings: 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10   Prayer for the week God, who searches for the lost, Look after those who are lost in life, Who have no home, no guide or no future. Embrace those who are lost in faith, And those who have wandered away. And when we are lost, even for a short […]

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8th September

READING Deuteronomy 30.15-20; Philemon 1-21 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Loving God,  there is no choice I have made, no path I have taken,  no shape I have become  that is beyond your love.  Guide and inspire me to be more than I thought I could ever be.  Amen.   (Roots)    

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1st September

Bible readings: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1,7-14       Prayer for the week Gracious and welcoming God, At your holy table Every seat is a place of honour And every person a treasured guest. May we know our place And be glad in our sharing And may we extend this welcome to others In the name of […]

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25th August

READING Isaiah 58: 9b-14; Luke 13: 10-17   PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Help us to look up and see the world around us. Help us to look up and see the people around us. Help us to look up and see the need around us. Help us to look up and know you look with us […]

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18th August

Reading:                       Isaiah 5. 1 – 7; Hebrews 11. 29 – 12. 2 Prayer of the Week: Judge eternal, you love justice and hate oppression; you give peace to those who seek it, and you condemn the rage of violence.  Give us courage to take our stand with all victims of bloodshed and greed, […]

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11th August

READINGS         Genesis 15.1-6; Hebrews 11.1-3,8-16; Luke 12.32-40 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK God of surprises, show me how to see you when my thoughts lie elsewhere. God of surprises, show me how to recognise you in those I meet. May I always be ready and waiting. Amen.   © ROOTS for Churches Ltd […]

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4th August

Bible readings Psalm 107: 1-9, 43; Luke 12:13-21   Prayer for the week Loving God, In times of plenty, keep us thankful In times of trouble, keep us trusting. Let us never allow our riches, or our needs, To get in the way of serving others, For all that we have comes from you. Amen.

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28th July

READING    Genesis 18.20-32;  Luke 11.1-13 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: Lord, draw me ever closer day by day.   Nourish me with strength and confidence, that I may bring glory to your name. Amen   ©Roots for churches  

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21st July

READING:          1 Corinthians 4:15-17;  2 Timothy 2:1-10 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: My Father in heaven, hallowed be your Name. Who is like You? You are the great and mighty one, full of compassion and abounding in love and mercy. I thank you for the gift of life, for my family, my friends and even […]

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