Sunday 24/05/20

Sunday after Ascension Day

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 68

Hymn    Give me joy in my heart

Reading     Acts 1: 6 – 14

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Risen ascended Lord, as we rejoice at your triumph, fill your Church on earth with power and compassion, that all who are estranged by sin may find forgiveness and know your peace, to the glory of God, the Father. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      John 17 1-11

The Grace

Ascension Day – Thursday 21/05/20

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 47

Hymn    At the name of Jesus

Reading     Acts 1: 1-11

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Risen Christ, you have raised our human nature to the throne of heaven: help us to seek and serve you, that we may join you at the Father’s side where you reign with the Spirit in glory, now and forever. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      Luke 24 44 – end

The Grace

Sunday 17/05/20 Easter 5

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 66

Hymn    O Jesus I have promised

Reading     Acts 17: 22 – 31

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Risen Christ, by the lakeside you renewed your call to your disciples: help your Church to obey your command and draw the nations to the fire of your love, to the glory of God, the Father. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      John 14 15 – 21

Ascension Day is Thursday 21st May. I’ll put a service on the web site on Wednesday and I invite you to join with this at 10.00 on Thursday morning.

With love and prayers, Rev Eileen

Sunday 10/05/20

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 31

Hymn    The Church’s one foundation

Reading     Acts 7: 55 – end

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Risen Christ, your wounds declare your love for the world and the wonder of your risen life: give us compassion and courage to risk ourselves for those we serve, to the glory of God, the Father. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

Reading      John 14 1-14

Sunday 03/05/20

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 23

Hymn    The King of love my shepherd is

Reading     Acts 2: 42 – end

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for the nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Risen Christ, faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep; teach us to hear your voice and to follow your command, that all your people may be gathered into one flock, to the glory of God, the Father. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

Reading      John 10 1-10

I hope this will be of some use. With love and prayers, Rev Eileen

Cloth banner with happy Easter, rainbow and cross in fabric

Sunday 26/04/20

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 116

Hymn Great is thy faithfulness

Reading Acts 2: 14a, 36 – 41

Prayers including the collect:

Risen Christ, you filled your disciples with boldness and fresh hope: strengthen us also to proclaim your risen life and fill us with your peace, to the glory of God the Father

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Reading Luke 24: 13 – 35

I hope this will be of some use.

With love and prayers,

Rev Eileen

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Sunday 19/04/20

I invite you to join with me and each other at 10.00 to read the Bible, sing a hymn and pray. I’ll be using the following short service:

Psalm 16

Guide me O thou great Redeemer

Acts 2: 14a, 22-32

Prayers

John 20: 19- end

I’ll be posting similar suggestions each Saturday for use on the Sunday until we are able to meet again together. I know that it is not the same but hope this will be of some use.

With love and prayers,

Rev Eileen

Cloth banner with happy Easter, rainbow and cross in fabric

Alleluia. Christ is risen!

He is risen indeed. Alleluia!

Sadly we cannot meet this morning as we would normally do. Please take some time in prayer and praise to let the world know that Jesus Christ died and rose again for us. Let our voices join with all those around the world to affirm this truth.

Our readings for this morning are: Acts 10: 34-43 and Matthew 28:1-10

Easter garden

If you have children in the family, why not suggest they make an Easter garden? Take photos of them when completed and send them in – we’ll have a gallery of them.

We also have an Easter quiz – if you would like to have a copy please contact us and we’ll send you one. You never know – there may be a small prize