21st April Easter Sunday

Bible Readings: Acts 10:34-43; Luke 24:1-12   Prayer for the week God of new beginnings, The resurrection is dawn to the Cross’s night, Life to the Cross’s death, Healing to the Cross’s hurt, Embrace to the Cross’s forsakenness, Hope to the Cross’s despair. All is new, God of new beginnings; Our hearts lift to give you thanks. […]

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14th April Palm Sunday

READINGS​ ​ ​    Psalm 118. 1-2. 19-29; Luke 19. 28-40 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Jesus, you love us and you came to save us. You were welcomed by the crowd on Palm Sunday, then on Good Friday they shouted ‘Crucify!’ Help us to learn how to follow you faithfully; on the happy days and on […]

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7th April

Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; John 12:1-8 Prayer for the week The fragrance of costly perfume poured out in love filled the home in Bethany, wiped away memories of tears, challenged the coldness of Judas, and anointed Jesus for burial. May the life of Jesus, Poured out in love, Fill our homes and hearts, heal our wounds, And anoint […]

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31st March Mothering Sunday

READINGS:  Joshua 5. 9-12; Luke 15.1-3, 11b-32   PRAYER FOR THE WEEK When we have done something we should not have, and we say sorry to you, Lord – When we have spoken but should have stayed quiet, and we say sorry to you – When we realise that we have had a bad attitude, and we […]

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24th March

READINGS Isaiah 55:1-9 Psalm 63: 1-8 Luke 13:1-9 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK You are our strength, you are our help – in you we place our trust, on you we rely. We come to you in worship. We come to you in praise. We come to you in humble adoration. Amen. (from Roots)  

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17th March

Readings: Philippians 3:17 – 4:1; Luke 13:31-35 Prayer for the Week God, make us living examples of the way life should be lived. Make us true citizens of heaven, living in constant expectation of the risen Christ, who comes to us every day, by whom the humble are exalted and led on their way to glory. Keep […]

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10th March

READING  Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16; Luke 4: 1-13 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Loving God, as Jesus grew in confidence through his trials in the wilderness and trusted your word. So as I go through my difficult times may I immerse myself in your Scripture and be refrershed and reminded that, in you, I am safe and to […]

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3rd March

Bible readings: Exodus 34:29-35; Luke 9: 28-36 Prayer for the week Glorious God, Give us such bright and shining faith That we may come to the world courageously, Reflecting the glory of Jesus, Never hiding the hope we have in you: So that in the fierce gentleness Of your Holy Spirit in us, Our neighbour may be […]

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24th February

READING​S ​ ​  Genesis 45.  3-11, 15; Luke 6.   27-38   PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Loving God, help us to love our enemies so that we may build bridges not walls; so that we may create dialogue, not silence; so that we may include not exclude; so that we may be engaged not apathetic, and in […]

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17th February

Readings: Jeremiah 17:5-10; Luke 6:17-26 Prayer for the week Living God, Creator of the largest oaks and the tiniest seeds, You watch over us in our waking and sleeping. You teach us in our living and loving. Like trees with roots in rich soil, Help us to grow in deep, engaged faith; Like seeds carried on the […]

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