Posts by SJR Contributors (Page 2)

Service for Sunday 3rd May 2020

New every morning is the love our wakening and uprising prove; through sleep and darkness safely brought, restored to life, and power, and thought. John Keble (1792-1866) We praise and thank you Lord for the wonders of a new day – its sights and sounds, tastes and aromas. Thank you for keeping us safe – held in your amazing love. Hymn StF…

Return of the builders!

On Monday 5th May we are expecting work to being again on the Connect development. Our building contractors will of course be taking all advised care and precautions as they start to move the project forward again.

Service for Sunday 26th April 2020

This week’s service has been prepared by Rev. Andy Warren. Faithful one, your word is life, come with power to free our praise, inspire our prayer and shape our lives for the kingdom of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Christ Has Risen Christ has risen while earth slumbers, Christ has risen where hope died, as he said and as he…

Service for Sunday 19th April 2020

This week’s service has been prepared by Rev. Arthur Cowburn The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord Thine Be The Glory! Prayers Loving God, we worship you. We celebrate your amazing love Which brings light and hope to people In the darkest of situations. In the beginning you said, “let there be light!” You brought order out of chaos, And…

Service for Sunday 12th April 2020 (Easter Day)

This weeks service has been prepared by Rev. Tony Parkinson You may like to have a candle and a cross with you for this service. Alternatively, a piece of paper and a pencil could come in handy. It all began in the dark. And God separated the light from the darkness. And it was good. Several thousands of years later another event…

Holy Week Reflections: Easter Saturday

Then they led him out to crucify him. A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means ‘the place of the skull’). Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but…

Holy Week Reflections: Good Friday

Then they led him out to crucify him. A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means ‘the place of the skull’). Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but…

Holy Week Reflections: Maundy Thursday

Then they led him out to crucify him. A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means ‘the place of the skull’). Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but…

Holy Week Reflections: Wednesday

Then they led him out to crucify him. A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means ‘the place of the skull’). Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but…

Holy Week Reflections: Tuesday

Then they led him out to crucify him. A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means ‘the place of the skull’). Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but…