STARTING MONDAY 1ST APRIL!
STARTING MONDAY 1ST APRIL!
|MOTHERING SUNDAY BENEFICE SERVICE
Benefice Service for all Parishes (CA)
|10am South Luffenham Church|
Readings : Josh.5.9-12 Luke 15. 1-3, 11b-end
CA = The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong. AR = Mrs Ann Robinson,
|9.30 am South Luffenham Church||Holy Communion (CA )|
Readings: Isa. 55. 1-9 Luke 13. 1-9
CA =The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong AR = Mrs Ann Robinson, Reader
Since our last update work has been concentrated on the new flagged floor and completing the lighting circuits.
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Day 19 26th March
DAY 19 THE WAY OF PRAYER
One way to try to make the right decision is to pray. Prayer is not easy but to find a relationship with God our Father it is essential that we speak to him and most importantly listen to him. Prayer is private and does not need to be heard by anyone but God.
Jesus told us to go into a quiet room and close the door and pray privately. There are objects which can help in prayer; one is a prayer shawl used by some Christians coming from the Jewish tradition and some people use rosaries. There are many things which get in the way of prayer even if we are being quiet. One of the most frequent problems of prayer is wandering thoughts, where we find ourselves thinking of everything that is on our minds. Perhaps to solve this it means bringing all those worries to God in prayer.
Day 18 March 25th
March 25th to April 6th
DAY 18 WHICH WAY?
So often in our lives we have to make choices. It is not always easy to follow the way we know we should go because it would make life more difficult for us. Jesus did not promise that life would be easy but he did promise to be with us. His choices were hard in the wilderness but he went the way he knew was right. The Temptations are found in St Luke’s Gospel chapter 4 verses 1-13. Very well worth reading slowly and thinking about the conditions in which Jesus found himself. It was bleak, dangerous and lonely.
Jesus called the disciples to follow him and be fishers of men. They left everything to go with him. Who are we following? Do we follow Jesus? Do we ask Him to help us to find the right way? Do we understand what He gave up for us?
THIS MONTH IT WILL BE HELD AT THE PRESBYTERY IN CHURCH LANE.
Come for a quiet moment of reflection in the peace and love of God’s presence.
Welcome for a time of silence to reflect, pray or
enjoy centring self to the calm of the moment.
People may drop in for any period of time within that hour
silently entering and leaving so as not to disturb.
Silent reflection can be carried out alone, one can eat alone but is so much more uniting when shared with others.
“ Where two or three have gathered in My name, there I am in their midst” Matthew 18:20
Day 17 March 23rd
Day 16 March 22nd
Are we ready for this?
Or are we clinging on to our own way despite the force leading us?
Test me and know my anxious thoughts. Psalm 139:23