Holy Saturday

Dear All, And now Holy Saturday – the day ‘inbetween’ – the day of waiting. We attach Evening Prayer & also an extract from our zoom reflection.  This is at 11am today.  Link is below.  For your personal reflection we have also included a second piece of writing on Holy Saturday – it is so…

Good Friday

Dear All, Good Friday: again there is no formal Evening Prayer – it is a very silent day & the afternoon service gives much to think about.  We are attaching an extract from our reflection (Zoom at 7pm – link below).  If you aren’t able to be with us we hope the extract & the…

WEDNESDAY in HOLY WEEK

Leader:    God of Jew & Gentile, walking the streets of Jerusalem, All:        Your life is at risk. Leader:     God of Jew & Gentile, sharing your food & your stories, All:        Your life is at risk. Leader:     God of Jew & Gentile, waiting for someone to betray you, All:        Your life is at risk. Please sing the…

JOURNEYING THROUGH THE TRIDUUM AND BEYOND

LENT AND EASTERTIDE 2021 JOURNEYING THROUGH THE TRIDUUM AND BEYOND: 20-25 minute reflections – music, words and visuals       MAUNDY THURSDAY:  5.30pm Time: Apr 1, 2021 05:30 PM London  Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81203134156?pwd=NmpXcWxPa25KM3IxVFJ6L0hVa1kwQT09 Meeting ID: 812 0313 4156 Passcode: 203487     GOOD FRIDAY: 7pm Time: Apr 2, 2021 07:00 PM London Join…

TUESDAY IN HOLY WEEK

Leader:        Lord Jesus, we give thanks this week that, in the midst of so much ill-feeling & misunderstanding, there were people at Bethany who welcomed you. All:      We welcome you in our midst. Leader:     We give thanks that, down the ages, there have been those who have offered havens of welcome to those in the…

MONDAY IN HOLY WEEK

Leader: We pray that in this holiest of weeks, we may come to              a new understanding of the events we call to mind each              day.  We ask that this will lead us to live our lives more              in the pattern of that of Jesus. Let us pray in the              name of…

Palm Sunday

Leader: We tell your story.  We follow in your footsteps. All:     Lead us into Holy Week. Leader: We walk with you towards the city.  We wait in the garden. All:     Lead us onto Holy Ground. Leader: We journey with you towards death.  We hope for resurrection. All:     Lead us into Holy Joy.   Please join in…

Saturday Reflection

Dear All, Here we are on the brink of Holy Week & tomorrow is Palm Sunday. We have included something Cardinal Hume wrote about Palm Sunday leading into Holy Week.  We also have a sonnet for Palm Sunday by  Malcolm Guite. It has often struck me as significant that in our Dutch-speaking communities in Belgium,…