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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10th February

Reading:  Isaiah 6: 1-8; Luke 5: 1-11 Prayer for the week: Lord, as others have passed it on to me, Help me to share the gospel. Let what is in my heart overflow into my life so that the risen Jesus may be seen and known through me. Amen © ROOTS for churches

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3rd February

READINGS 1 Corinthians 13.1-13  Luke 4.21-30 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK We gather in the light and love of the Father who calls us his children. We gather in the glow of our  Christian family here in this place. May God’s love burn within us. May hard hearts melt like wax,  and God’s love shine in our […]

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27th January

READINGS 1 Corinthians 12.12-31a; Luke 4.14-21 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK For minds to understand your Word (point to head) and tongues to speak it (stick out tongue) for hands to help and heal (raise hands, palms up) and feet to carry us along your ways (walk on the spot) we thank you, Lord. Amen. ROOTS for […]

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20th January

Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11   Prayer for the Week Lord Jesus, Humble enough to lay down your life; Living Christ, Powerful enough to give life to the world: Work your miracle of transformation, So that what seems weak or powerful in us May proclaim your greatness, And reveal your glory, So that we and all your […]

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13th January

READINGS​ ​ ​  Isaiah 43. 1-7;  Luke 3. 15-17, 21-22   PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Lord, thank you that you know and call us by name. Help me, also, to be worthy of carrying your name. Amen.    

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6th January Epiphany

Readings: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2:1-12 Prayer for the week Holy Jesus, Before your infant form Sages bowed the knee And acknowledge your lordship Over all power and wisdom. Grant us also clear vision and courage, In the light of your light, That we may devote our power and potential To your service. Amen (Church of Scotland)

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30th December

READINGS:    1 Samuel 2. 18-20, 26; Luke 2. 41-52  PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: Loving God, may the best that I have learned from the past, enrich my future; may the mistakes I have made in the past not mar my future; may your truth from the past be my truth for the future; and may I grow in […]

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Christmas Morning

Hymn 160: O come all ye faithful (verses 1, 2, 5 and 6) Lighting of the 4 Advent Candles and the Christmas candle Talk Part 1 – The story begins Reading: Luke 2:1-7 Hymn 149: Infant holy, infant lowly Talk Part 2 – The events of a night Reading: Luke 2:8-16 Hymn 164: Go tell […]

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