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Wednesday of Holy Week: Night Prayer

The last of three audio recordings in which I’ve been following the prayers of the Church of England. Monday was Morning Prayer, Tuesday was Prayer during the day, and today I offer ‘Compline’ (Night Prayer). All these prayers are accessible on the Church of England website, or even better; via the iOS and Andriod app link here

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A line from Psalm 118: Give thanks to the Lord for he is good

A Psalm for Palm Sunday

Taking Holy Communion this evening, Psalm 118 seems remarkably upbeat for a Church unable to physically meet, and yet as we gathered in heart and mind to take communion, and as I thought about all the homes and businesses, the countryside and the schools – the places we work and play; this beautiful place in which we live and dream…[…]

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A photograph of part of Rublev's Trinity

Sunday Worship during lockdown

The question I’ve been struggling with for over a week is, “How can we worship publically, when the church buildings are closed and gathering physically will put people’s lives at risk?” This coronavirus pandemic is changing the face of the country we live in, and challenging how we remain both ‘together’ and ‘public’. After writing to everyone on the electoral[…]

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