Posts from March 2020

Faith Daily 31 March 2020

FAITH DAILY Collect Prayer for the Week APBA p 490 We thank you, heavenly Father, that you have delivered us from the power of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of your Son: we pray that as by his death he has recalled us to life, so by his presence abiding in us he […]

Faith Daily 30 March 2020

Dear parish people, We continue with Faith Daily – look for the new addition, a Bible Bite quiz, answer given next day (thanks to Jen Bradbury for this initiative). Do hope you are all going well – and are well. Blessing, Jan FAITH DAILY :  Collect Prayer for the Week APBA p 490 We thank […]

Liturgy for Sunday 29th March 2020

Dear people of faith,  Lent Five We continue the Lenten journey, and we gather around the Word of God and the Prayers of the People and the Sermon in a quite different way to what we have come to know and love as the church in community.  But we are still the church in community, the […]

Faith Daily 28 March 2020

Dear People of Faith, FAITH DAILY Collect Prayer for the Week Almighty God, in Christ you make all things new: transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace, and in the renewal of our lives  make known your heavenly glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen   Gospel for the Day: John 7: […]

Faith Daily 27 March 2020

Dear people of faith, Today is the first day of sending you “Faith Daily”, based on the Gospel reading of Holy Communion cycle in the Lectionary.  Many parishioners are contributing the reflections over the coming weeks.  We hope you find this resource of benefit – and also knowing we are all reading the scripture, praying […]

Peace be with You

Dear Parishioners, As we move with the world, our country and our city into these unknown and troubled times, we pray in the spirit of the opening lines of Psalm 5: “Hear my words, O Lord, give heed to my groaning: Listen to my cry, you that are my king and my God.” For this […]

Monday Musings 25th March 2020

Dear people of faith, Hold onto your faith – deepen your faith – through this time of crisis. Know that in all things God is moving towards good, God is moving. Jesus Christ is calling, always, and we need to hear him, see him, know him, trust him. He has promised to be with us […]

Pew Bulletin 22nd March 2020

Please select the following link to view the Pew Bulletin for this week 2020-03-20-Bulletin-LENT-4-MOTHERING-SUNDAY-A5   PLEASE NOTE ALL SERVICES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED AT BOTH HOLY SPIRIT AND GOOD SHEPHERD CHURCHES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS RISK.

Monday Musings 16th March 2020

Dear people of faith, How we look to Jesus, the well of living water, as the woman did in this week’s Gospel story from John. The conversation between Jesus and the woman is deep and powerful – through it all he is teaching her, and us, the power of God’s love. May we be encouraged […]