Worship (Page 2)

Worship (Page 2)

Worship 10 May 2020

Welcome to Worship for Sunday 10 May 2020. The service today is led by Rev Claire, with contributions from the community.

Worship 26 April 2020

Call to Worship Song – Do not be afraid, I am with you Bible Reading – Acts 3: 1-10 INtergen Activity Song – One more step along the world I go Reflection Song – Lord of earth and all creation Prayer of REMEMBRANCE Offering For more information about the opportunity for offering see here Song – I think of you A prayer for the world and the Lord’s Prayer Song – A Song of Peace Blessing What’s COming UP Cuppa Calls…

Worship 19 April 2020

Song – Christ the Lord is risen today Welcome and call to worship Song – Living for heaven Bible Reading – Acts 1:1-14 Theatre piece Reflection Meditation Option 1: Photo Reflection Click/Tap on an image to make larger. Press esc/back again to return. Option 2: Lectio divina In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit…

Reflection Points 19 April 2020

Focusing on the following bible reading In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. After his suffering he presented himself alive to them by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over the course of forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. While staying with them, he ordered them not…

Tenebrae – Maundy Thursday 9 April 2020

If you would like to, you can gather a few objects to prepare: the colour for the Tenebrae and Maundy Thursday is purple so if you have something that is purple, like a cloth or tea towel, lay that down as a reminder a Tenebrae service would usually have 9 candles all lit at the beginning of the service – 8 purple ones which are blown out after each reading, and 1 white one which symbolises the light of Jesus…

Good Friday – 10 April 2020

Introduction Song – When his time was over Reflection opportunity Song – Holy Spirit Rain Intergen Activity Before you watch today’s, have you watched the Tenebrae story – Peter and the Rooster This week we are making Icthus paper Chain Send photos of your chains to communciations@manninghamuc.org Song – here hangs a man discarded Cuppa Calls However you understand the story of Easter, we hope you engage with the justice themes that weave their way through the stations.  If you…

Easter Sunday – 12 April 2020

Many of us have enjoyed being able to have the traditional and more intergenerational services available to us at the same time. This week the series have been placed intentionally in an order which brings us from the call to worship and prayer of approach through the Bible reading and reflection points to consider throughout, on to the fun of sharing in the intergenerational approach to Easter to further bring a sense of the Easter story, song and the gathering…

Reflection points – 12 April 2020

“Go tell his disciples and Peter…” That one phrase says so much. Why was Peter singled out for special mention? Why not James and John or one of the others? They were all loved by Jesus. Just Peter.

Worship – 5 April 2020

Tips: * To play videos click your mouse anywhere on the image or press the triangle icon in the bottom left of the screen* For full screen, click your mouse on the middle icon on the bottom right hand side* For volume control, click you mouse on the speaker icon – left icon on the bottom right hand side, or adjust volume on your computer Call to worship Song – All glory Praise and honour Bible Reading – Mark 11:1-11…

Reflections Points – 5 April 2020

Palm Sunday is the first day of holy week and celebrates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. There is an argument that churches should stay out of politics – this is an argument both from within and outside of the church.  There is no place for religion in politics and vice versa.  But Jesus was always political – his message of love and grace was political as it was counter cultural and it challenged the authority of the Romans and…

Sophia – 5 April 2020

This virtual service will be based around an ethical issue including the exploration of spiritual and faith responses.  Following a time of gathered prayer, an ethical issue is introduced, information shared and then discussion takes place in table groups using some questions as a guide.  The time together will end with the sharing of communion and prayer. The name ‘Sophia’ is taken from the First Testament and speaks of the Wisdom literature, the Holy Spirit, and a sense of what is just…

Sunday 29 march 2020

Call to worship Song – Blessed be your name Bible Reading – Mark 13: 1-8, 24-37 Intergen activity Please send photos or videos of your intergen activity to communications@manninghamuc.org Song – Lord let me see Introducing marion and Merrilyn Prayer caring and concern The Lord’s Prayer Song – We are your people Offering prayer For more information about the opportunity for offering see here Song – Amazing Blessing Cuppa Calls Zoom discussion groups called Cuppa Calls following the services.  Grab…

Earth Hour – 28 March 2020

What do you love most and not want to lose to climate chaos? Introduction Reading – Genesis Chapter 1 & 2 Lights If you can, please, turn off your lights to as a symbolic gesture that you are connected with a world wide earth hour community Welcome A Litany of Confession Response Except for the lone wave by Grace Nicolls Like a heiress drawn to her light-reflecting jewels, Atlantic draws me to the mirror of my oceanic small days and…