Wednesday Night Prayer

Wednesday Night Prayer Rhythm of Life The Spirit of the Lord fills the whole world.  Alleluia! Alleluia! In him all things have their being. Alleluia! Alleluia! (Silence) Come, Holy Spirit, Restore the lives which without your are dead. Come, Holy Spirit. Kindle the hearts which without you are dull and cold. Come, Holy Spirit. Enlighten […]

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May 10, 2018

Tuesday Night Prayer

Tuesday Night Prayer Christ as a light, illumine and guide us. Christ as a shield, overshadow and cover us. Christ be under us. Christ be over us. Christ be beside us, left and on right. Christ be before us. Christ be behind us. Christ be within us. Christ, as a light, illumine and guide us. […]

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May 10, 2018

Monday Night Prayer

Monday Night Prayer Lord, you created the world by your love. You redeemed the world through your love. You maintain the world with your love. Help us to give our love to you, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Silence) I believe, O God of all gods, that you are the Creator of all things I […]

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May 10, 2018

Sunday Night Prayer

Sunday night prayer – Resurrection Almighty God, from whose love neither life nor death can separate us: let the whole church throughout the world praise you.  Let us this night praise you. (Silence) By your death upon the cross Raise us, good Lord By burial in the grave Raise us, good Lord By your descending […]

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May 10, 2018

Thursday Night Prayer

Thursday Night Prayer Rhythm of Life Lord, let your love fill our hearts and minds, that we may love the world with great love that you have for the world; that we may love you with all our heart and mind and soul and strength, and our neighbour as ourselves. (Silence) O Lord, open our […]

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May 10, 2018

Are the ‘Elite’ Making the Church Less Accessible

As I have grown to know and understand the Church of England more, I am often quite surprised by how many folk in positions of power have been privately educated.  I guess it’s not really that surprising but it seems to me that there seems to be a disproportionate amount of privately educated bishops our […]

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June 28, 2017

Ambitions for Ministry

Following on from some of my thoughts from yesterday about standing still and being present, I began to reflect on how we do this in the whole of our ministry. What should be my aim or ambition in my role as a priest. We read in Matthew 10:9-15 that the disciples were to eat and […]

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June 24, 2017

Jesus Stood Still

Matthew 20:29-34 In this passage we find Jesus do something unusual, whilst on journey on a dangerous road climbing up hundred of meters, he was teaching his disciple along with numerous followers and at the cry of two men he stopped. Jesus stoped for two blind men who were begging on the side of the […]

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June 23, 2017