MONDAY in the 5th Week in Lent

Fast from idle gossip; feast on purposeful silence     Leader:     As we come nearer to the memorial of the death of Jesus, your son, welcome us into your story.  Let us know the power of your grace; let us know our place in your story; help us to know more fully the truth…

5TH  SUNDAY  of LENT

We will have some reflective music as we gather together to help us become aware of the presence of God amongst us. (Heavenly Peace Tr 4)     Fast from shadows of sorrow; feast on the sunlight of serenity       Leader: Wanderers, gatherers, homemakers, travellers: All:        We come to God.…

Saturday Reflection

Dear All, The 5th Sunday in Lent: reading the texts chosen for use in church this Sunday, I get a strange feeling of foreboding coupled with almost a sense that we are in sight of resurrection.  (Jer 31 31-34; ps 50 (51); Heb 5 7-9; John 12 20-33).  But we have to wait – in…

TUESDAY WEEK 4 IN LENT

Fast from thoughts that weaken; feast on promises that inspire.     Leader:  God on the road, invites us ‘Come & journey with me’ All:        God making all things new. Leader:  God in the wilderness invites us ‘Come & journey with me’ All:        God making all things new. Leader:  God…

Monday in the 4th Week in Lent

Fast from suspicion; feast on truth.   Leader:  Wherever we travel All:        God is on our track. Leader:  Wherever we settle All:        God is in our midst. Leader:  Whatever is ahead of us All:        God will be there ahead of us. Leader:  God’s angels are amongst us All:        To keep us…

4TH SUNDAY OF LENT

Fast from lethargy; feast on enthusiasm     Leader:  O God, come to our aid. All:         O Lord, make haste to help us.  Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end,…

Saturday Reflection

Fast from facts that depress; feast on truths that uplift.   Dear All, We are moving fast through Lent – 4th Sunday this weekend & Mothering Sunday too. I looked at the Sunday readings & was particularly struck by the excerpt from Ephesians – such a wonderful picture of God.  Look at a few of…