Category Archives: Live-Stream Worship

Shielding and God’s grace with us: Night Prayer reflection on Visit of Mary to Elizabeth

On Monday our church calendar commemorated a feast day full of joy and promise. Two women, both expecting babies rejoiced together as they looked forward to the birth of their children. One was the mother of John the Baptist, the … Continue reading

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A beacon inspiring faith, hope and love

There has been a report that internet searches for prayer have rocketed during lockdown. It seems there is an enhanced interest in spirituality and religious questions. How sustained this is no one can know at this point, but this coincides … Continue reading

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Inspiring the future in the way of Christ’s love

On Friday we commemorated the 75th anniversary of VE Day. This marked the end of the Second World War in Europe. The actual end of the Second World War did not come for another three months with the victory over … Continue reading

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Let love be the new normal

There is quite an industry at the moment in trying to second guess what the future will look like. What will life and the world look like when we come out of lockdown. On one level, this is such a … Continue reading

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Looking up while locked down – lessons from Julian of Norwich

Today we are going to look back 600 years from our locked down state to a medieval mystic, the anchorite Julian of Norwich, to see what she might be able to teach us from a form of religious isolating and … Continue reading

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Where is God in this Pandemic – Easter Triumph and Times of Trial

Thursday was St George’s Day – the national saint’s day for the English. It was also Shakespeare’s Birthday and for me that is particularly special as a fellow son of Stratford. Shakespeare knew the pains of plague and pestilence. His … Continue reading

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Easter Day Eucharist: Live-streamed – Rainbow Fizz

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic all public worship across the Church of England has been suspended. Worship has therefore moved to online live-streaming. Below is the text of the simple service I live-streamed from Peterborough Parish Church on Sunday 22nd … Continue reading

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