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Wild Worship Field Guide

On these sunny days the Church doors might be locked but the possibilities for worship and wonder are well and truly open. Attached is a link to a Wild Worship Field Guide perfect for our rural communities from the garden, through a window, or walking around a churchyard. Feel free to click, download and print off then use as individuals or families to worship in these wild times!!

Click to access creative_prayer_idea_wild_worship_field_guide.pdf

Thursday Reflections

Between Ascension and Pentecost

Dear Friends,

We are in the time between Ascension and Pentecost when the disciples were gathered in an upper room of a house in Jerusalem wondering what would happen next. Perhaps we can understand this better than ever this year. Waiting, wondering, worrying! The Bible text today brings some comfort in these troubled times and thoughts! I attach a link to the reading with a brief reflection and the words of the Jesuit Community prayer for today.

John 17_20-26

News and Events

Our Ascension Day Gallery

Below is a Video made by a good friend of mine in Leeds (www.phill-hopkins.co.uk) who is currently working with a Theologian form Leeds Church Institute on a project to explore Art and Faith. Have a look as he reminds us why Art and Faith are so closely linked. And then have a look at our Benefice Art Gallery below that to see what we have expressed in these times of creative opportunity ….. if you would like to contribute a picture email doug.heming@yahoo.co.uk with it attached. God Bless!

 

GALLERY

 

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Thursday Reflections

Thursday Reflection

Good morning Thursday friends. Below is our passage for reflection today should we have been able to meet for our service. I include a question to ponder withe the help of Seiger Koder’s image of Jesus and Simon of Cyrene!

John 15:9-17
Jesus said to his disciples, “As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the master is doing; but I have called you friends …

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A FRIEND OF JESUS?


Doug
Rev’d Doug Heming
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Sunday Sermons

Sunday Services in Lockdown

Dear All,

Attached are the Services of Spiritual Communion that we are using each Sunday at 10am whilst in Lockdown. Each has it’s own reflection on the bible reading . Please feel free to download and join us on the day or in retrospect:

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 12.7

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 5.7

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 28.6 (1)

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ in Ordinary Time 21.6

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ in Ordinary Time 13.6

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ Trinity Sunday 7.6

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ at Pentecost 31.5

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ After Ascension 24.5

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 17.5.2020

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 10.5.2020docx

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 3.5.2020docx (2)

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 26.4.2020docx

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ 19.4.2020

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ Easter Sunday

Sunday ‘Spiritual Communion’ Palm Sunday