Reflection for the week commencing Sunday 26th June
When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. (Luke 9 - 51)
Jesus knew it was likely that he would be arrested. He also suspected that he might even die. Can you imagine the storm of emotions that must have been whirling around in Jesus’s mind and heart? Yet he decided to make the journey to Jerusalem! Throughout the Gospels, we see evidence of Jesus’s faith and trust in God. Today’s verse is an example of the depth of trust Jesus had in God. Do we have such faith? I hope so. We have to nurture our faith and trust in God each and every day! This creates a foundation and a relationship with God that will support and sustain us whenever we are in need. Today and every day let’s ask Jesus to deepen our trust and faith in him!
Lyn Hayes ALM
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“Services” and Prayer:
Please make use of the beautiful quiet space in St. George's Church any day for individual private prayer; prayer resources are available.Services in July:Please note Revd David is now on sabbatical until 3rd October 2022
Sunday 3rd July:
10am All Age Holy Communion
5pm Choral Evensong
8 am 1662 BCP Holy Commuion
10am Morning Worship
10am Sung Eucharist
8am Holy Communion
10am Morning Worship
10am Benefice Holy CommunionMid-week Communion: 10am, Tuesday, Mission Church, Sandhurst.During Revd David's Sabbatical Morning Prayer takes place at St George's at 8am on Mondays and at the Mission Church, Sandhurst at 8am on Tuesdays only.
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength . . . Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.” (Mark 12:30-31)
Now is still a time to care for your neighbour. Please, pick up the phone, speak to them. We are a strong community, a caring community. Together we are getting through this.
Finally, I encourage you to use these prayers when you get up and when you go to bed:
A prayer in the morning:
Lord Jesus Christ, you said to your disciples, ‘I am with you always’. Be with me today, as I offer myself to you. Hear my prayers for others and for myself, and keep me in your care. Amen.
A prayer in the evening:
God our Father, by whose mercy the world turns safely into darkness and returns again to light,:we place in your hands our unfinished tasks, our unsolved problems, and our unfulfilled hopes, knowing that only what you bless will prosper. To your love and protection we commit each other and all those we love, knowing that you alone are our sure defender, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Keep safe. Keep well. Keep praying. God bless you. With love, David