Author Archives: Eileen Reid

Sunday 16/05/21 Sunday after Ascension Day

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     1

Hymn                   Jesus shall reign

Reading     Acts 1 : 15 – 17,  21 – 26

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:  6 – 19

The Grace

Cloth banner with happy Easter, rainbow and cross in fabric

Sunday 09/05/21 6th Sunday of Easter

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     98

Hymn              I danced in the morning .

Reading      Acts10:  44 – end

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 15: 9 – 17

The Grace

Sunday 02/05/21 5th Sunday of Easter

 You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm         22: 25 – end

Hymn              Love divine all loves excelling.

Reading        Acts 8 : 26 – 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 wonders 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

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      John 15 :  1 – 8

The Grace                      

Sunday 25/04/21 4th Sunday of Easter

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm        23

Hymn              Be thou my guardian and my guide

Reading     Acts 4 : 5 – 12

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for 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

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading    John10: 11 – 18

The Grace

Cloth banner with happy Easter, rainbow and cross in fabric

Sunday 18/04/21 3rd Sunday of Easter

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     4

Hymn   Glorious things of thee are spoken

Reading     Acts 3 : 12 – 19

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

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.  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:  36b – 48

The Grace

Cloth banner with happy Easter, rainbow and cross in fabric

Sunday 11/04/21 2nd Sunday of Easter

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting

Psalm     133

Hymn    Lead us heavenly Father, lead us .

Reading      Acts 4:  32 – 35

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

Risen Christ, for whom no door is locked, no entrance barred: open the doors of our hearts, that we may seek the good of others and walk the joyful road of sacrifice and peace, to the praise 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 20: 19 – end

The Grace

Cloth banner with happy Easter, rainbow and cross in fabric

Sunday 04/04/21 Easter Day

Alleluia, Christ is risen. He is risen indeed, Alleluia.

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting

Psalm         118

Hymn              Jesus Christ is risen today.

Reading        Acts 10 : 34 – 43  

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

God of glory, by the raising of your Son you have broken the chains of death and hell: fill your Church with faith and hope; for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in our Saviour Jesus Christ.  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      Mark 16 :  1 – 8

The Grace                      

Good Friday

Private prayer

St Kentigern’s church, Caldbeck will be open from 11.00 to 12.00

Holy Trinity church, Rosley will be open from 2.00 to 3.00

You can pop in for just a short time or for the whole hour, whatever suits you. There will be prayer/reading sheets available if those would be helpful to you.

Sunday 28/03/21 Palm Sunday

You may not be able to come to the church service we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm        31

Hymn              There is a green hill far away

Reading     Isaiah 50: 4-9a

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

True and humble King, hailed by the crowd as the Messiah: grant us the faith to know you and to love you, that we may be found beside you on the way of the cross, which is the path of glory.  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    Mark14: 1 – end of 15

The Grace

Sunday 21/03/21 5th Sunday of Lent

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     51

Hymn    Jesus’ love is very wonderful

Reading     Hebrews 5: 5 – 10

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

Gracious Father, you gave up your Son out of love for the world: lead us to ponder the mysteries of his passion, that we may know eternal peace through the shedding of our Saviour’s blood, Jesus Christ our Lord.  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 12:  20 – 33

The Grace