Category Archives: Things to do

Sunday 22/11/20 Christ the King

While we are once more in lockdown 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 services

Psalm 95

Hymn    At the name of Jesus

Reading     Ephesians 1: 15 – end

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

God the Father, help us to hear the call of Christ the King and to follow in his service, whose kingdom has no end; for he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, one  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      Matt 25 31-end

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Sunday 15/11/20 2nd Sunday before Advent

While we are once more in lockdown 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 services:

Psalm 90

Hymn    Lead us heavenly Father, lead us

Reading     1 Thessalonians 5: 1 – 11

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

Heavenly Lord, you long for the world’s salvation: stir us from apathy, restrain us from excess and revive in us new hope that all creation will one day be healed  through Jesus Christ our Saviour. 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      Matt 25 14-30

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Sunday 08/11/20 Remembrance Sunday

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having today so I hope that this is of use for Sunday morning.  

We’ll be using the gospel reading in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     70

Hymn    And did those feet

Reading     Amos 5: 18 – 24

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

God our refuge and strength, bring near the day when wars shall cease and poverty and pain shall end, that earth may know the peace of heaven through 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

Reading      Matt 25: 1 – 13

The Grace

Sunday 01/11/20 All Saints 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      34

Hymn    For all the saints

Reading   1 John 3: 1 – 3 

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

God of holiness, your glory is proclaimed in every age: as we rejoice in the faith of your saints, inspire us to follow their example with boldness and joy: through 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

Reading      Matt 5: 1 – 12

The Grace

Sunday 25/10/20 Last Sunday after Trinity

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     119 : 1-16

Hymn    Be thou my vision

Reading     Colossians 3: 12 – 17

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

Merciful God, teach us to be faithful in change and uncertainty, that trusting in your word and obeying your will we may enter the unfailing joy of 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

Reading      Matt  24: 30 – 35

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Sunday 18/10/20 Luke the Evangelist (Proper 24)

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      1475

Hymn    All my hope on God is founded

Reading     Acts  16: 6 – 12a

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

Almighty God, you called Luke the physician, whose praise is in the gospel, to be an evangelist and physician of the soul: by the grace of the Spirit and through the wholesome medicine of the gospel give your Church the same love and power to heal through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God 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

Reading      Matthew 20: 1 – 16

The Grace

Sunday 11/10/20 18th Sunday after Trinity (Proper 23)

 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    Dear Lord and Father of mankind

Reading     Philippians 4: 1 – 9

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

God our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through 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

Reading      Matt 22: 1 – 14

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Sunday 04/10/20 17th Sunday after Trinity (Proper 22)

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      19

Hymn    For the fruits of his creation

Reading   Philippians 3: 4b – 14 

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

Gracious God, you call us to fullness of life: deliver us from unbelief and banish our anxieties with the liberating love of 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

Reading      Matt 21: 33 – end

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