Let’s Pray: Sun 9 August – Sat 15 August 2020

In this moment A prayer for wise witness in a post pandemic wasteland Lord of softly spoken truth, I hear the volume of life steadily rising, Redeeming Father, you so love this world, that you gave your one and only Son, so that anyone who believes in him, need not perish, but can receive

Let’s Pray: Sun 9 August – Sat 15 August 20202020-08-06T11:41:22+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 2 August – Sat 8 August 2020

In this moment A prayer of new appreciation of silence Lord of softly spoken truth, I hear the volume of life steadily rising, how it’s all getting so noisy once again. In lockdown everything seemed so much quieter, no planes, less traffic, fewer crowds, more tranquility. Lockdown helped me to learn to listen perhaps

Let’s Pray: Sun 2 August – Sat 8 August 20202020-07-30T13:38:06+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 26 July – Sat 1 August 2020

In this moment A prayer for ears to hear and eyes to see Loving Lord, you have so much to say to us, so much to show us, so much to teach us, through our experience of these last few months. But sometimes our ears are deaf to your gentle prompting, our eyes are

Let’s Pray: Sun 26 July – Sat 1 August 20202020-07-30T13:33:10+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 19 July – Sat 25 July 2020

In this moment A prayer of confession from a world stopped in its tracks All sovereign God, we come before you humbled by the experience of coronavirus and lockdown. Our world has been stopped in its tracks: so much of what we take for granted suddenly became uncertain; so many of the plans we

Let’s Pray: Sun 19 July – Sat 25 July 20202020-07-23T20:02:36+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 12 July – Sat 18 July 2020

In this moment A prayer for rest in this strange season of summer Lord of changing seasons, we thank you for summer. This year, like everything else, our summer feels different: our holiday plans have been disrupted, our church life feels like it is winding up not down, school holidays feel like an extension

Let’s Pray: Sun 12 July – Sat 18 July 20202020-07-23T20:02:52+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 5 July – Sat 11 July 2020

In this moment A prayer of thanks for God’s presence with us on the journey Faithful God, we pause on this unexpected and unchosen path, somewhere between our Mizpah and Shen, to raise our Ebenezer stone, declaring ‘thus far has the LORD helped us.’ You have been present with us on this journey -

Let’s Pray: Sun 5 July – Sat 11 July 20202020-07-23T20:03:09+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 28 June – Sat 4 July 2020

In this moment A prayer for restoration of our shattered lives Helper of the helpless, so much of our lives lie shattered and tattered; our minds wander through the wreckage of the last few brutal months, our hearts are heavy through the havoc wrought by suffering, the deficit of distance is felt in even

Let’s Pray: Sun 28 June – Sat 4 July 20202020-07-23T20:03:24+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 21 June – Sat 27 June 2020

In this moment A prayer for creativity as normal gives way to new Creator God, you have made all things out of nothing; out of emptiness and darkness, fashioned every form of life, and birthed light for each new day. In this moment – the ways we have always done things seem inadequate and

Let’s Pray: Sun 21 June – Sat 27 June 20202020-07-23T20:03:40+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 14 June – Sat 20 June 2020

In this moment A prayer for our congregation in this time of separation Father, Son and Holy Spirit, you have drawn our congregation together into you as one, familiar faces, shared stories, different gifts, gathered to be your family, together to express your love for others. But just now we feel scattered, splintered, separated,

Let’s Pray: Sun 14 June – Sat 20 June 20202020-07-23T20:03:57+01:00

Let’s Pray: Sun 7 June – Sat 13 June 2020

In this moment A prayer for a church apart when it is usually assembled Sole King and Head of the church, in this our annual week of General Assembly, we bow before you, a church strangely apart. This year there will be no opening night, sharing of bread and wine in silent communion, rousing

Let’s Pray: Sun 7 June – Sat 13 June 20202020-07-09T13:55:08+01:00