17 May

Lectionary Bible readings for  Easter 6 Acts 17.22-31; Psalm 66.8-20; 1 Peter 3.13-22; John 14.15-21 Prayer for the week: Spirit of truth, come close to us. Unite us into the body of Christ. Enable us to worship God in Spirit and in truth. Help us to support and encourage each other. Help us to love as […]

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Giving to the church

Thank you to everyone who contributes financially to the work of St Andrew’s Church. We are blessed by your giving and generosity. The easiest way to give, especially while we cannot meet for worship, is by a BACS transfer (for one-off gifts) or setting up a Standing Order with your bank. The church bank account […]

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10 May

Lectionary Bible readings Easter 5 Acts 7.55-60; Psalm 31.1-5,15-16; 1 Peter 2.2-10; John 14.1-14 Prayer for the week Together, Lord, we come to seek the ‘Jesus way’. May your truth fill us with wisdom to see your presence in all that we do. And may we receive new life, that we may serve you in all […]

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Reflection 3rd May

Reflection by Revd Sue McCoan  This week, we leave the Easter story. For the next few weeks, up to Pentecost, we’ll be looking at some of the things Jesus said about himself, and about his followers. Today, we have Jesus using the image of sheep and shepherds. There are a lot of shepherds in the […]

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3 May

Lectionary Bible readings for  Easter 4 Acts 2.42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2.19-25; John 10.1-10 Prayer for the week: Thank you for abundant life; thank you for your generous love. Help me to love generously that others may also experience the abundance of your life. Amen. © ROOTS for Churches Ltd

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26 April

Lectionary Bible readings for  Easter 3 Acts 2.14a,36-41; Psalm 116.1-4,12-19; 1 Peter 1.17-23; Luke 24.13-35 Prayer for the week; Lord Jesus, as you walked on the road to Emmaus, walk with us on the roads we travel. Help us to know your presence with us, and to be your presence to others. And, at the end […]

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Reflection 26th April

Reflection    April 26th We are a month into the lockdown now. We are over the initial shock, the sudden change of the way we live, shop, work and worship. It’s been tiring enough just keeping up. But now we have time to adjust, to look around, to draw breath. We hear encouraging news, that we […]

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Reflection 19th April

Sunday 19th April  – Reflection by Revd Sue McCoan  Here we are, a week after Easter. I hope you managed to find some joy and celebration despite the strange times. In our bible reading, though, we are back on Easter Sunday. It’s evening, and the disciples of Jesus are in lockdown for their own safety. […]

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19 April

Bible readings for Easter 2 Acts 2.14a,22-32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1.3-9; John 20.19-31 Let me feel the touch of peace, the touch of life, the touch of the risen Lord, beside me, behind me, and before me all the days of my life. Amen. © ROOTS for Churches Ltd

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