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Parting and presence

Happy Ascension Day! Here is the reading and reflection from today’s communion service. And here’s a link to the song I played at the end – a lovely gospel infused melody from Mavis Staples called ‘God is not…

Chaplain’s chatter #1

We’re going to be posting a series of videos on our Facebook page with conversations between chaplains and with others who have fascinating stories and interesting insights – because talking is what we do well! I’m delighted that…

Communion today

Hi all – today at 12.30pm we have online Communion as usual via our Facebook page here. You are very welcome to join us. We’ll be using some new words for the service which are on the blog…

Stay with us

Here’s the reading and reflection from today’s Communion service… On that same day two of Jesus’ followers were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking to each other about all…

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A mid-day pause

When time is strange, and days seem short but weeks seem long, or every day seems the same, it can be helpful to find a rhythm which includes times to pause. One good time is mid-day – maybe…

The urge to go out

Here is the reading and the reflection from today’s Communion service. I mention two resources in my reflection… a weekly podcast by Nick Helm called Beyond the empty tomb (part of his Journeying with Jesus series) and is…

Seeds of life

Here’s the reading and reflection from today’s Communion service which you can also find in video form on our Facebook page here. Our next online service is Breathe which is at 4.30pm tomorrow (Friday). You can watch it…

A very different Easter…

This year our celebration of Easter has been very different. There have been no great celebrations in churches – the churches stand locked and empty. But many people have shared in Easter celebrations in their homes, joining online…

Words for Night Prayer

The Lord almighty grant us a quiet night and a perfect end. Amen. Our help is in the name of the Lord who made heaven and earth. Most merciful God, we confess to you, before the whole company…

Sharing the Easter story

Here are some suggestions for following the deep story that tells how far God’s love will go for us… Maundy Thursday: Join us for Online Communion at 12.30pm – what separates us and what joins us together? Join…