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Silence for Manchester

Today (25th May) is the feast of the Ascension and the beginning of the Thy Kingdom Come wave of prayer.  It is a day to be reminded that this is God’s world and we can have complete trust and confidence … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come: Pledge to Pray

There is a longstanding tradition of seeing the days between the Feasts of Christ’s Ascension and the Day of Pentecost as a time of prayer looking forward to the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is a time of watching … Continue reading

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Journeying at a different pace

I don’t know if I am just being particularly aware of it this year, but a lot of people have wanted to hold meetings this week. And it is not just the secular world, which doesn’t hold much store by … Continue reading

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Alphabetic Prayer

I recently looked at Psalm 145 and discovered that it is an alphabetic Psalm. I hadn’t realised this before, but each verse begins with the next letter of the Hebrew alphabet.  So there are 22 verses – well there are … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day – A Prayer

Each year, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Concentration Camp is marked as Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January).  We remember the atrocities committed in the Holocaust of the Second World War and in genocides since.  In remembering we renew … Continue reading

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Christmas Day – Prayers

The Church of England lectionary gives three alternative sets of readings for Christmas Day (including the Midnight services on Christmas Eve). These prayers for use with the lighting of the 5th candle on the Advent Ring, traditionally the while candle … Continue reading

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Lord of Time and Eternity

A prayer to the Lord of Time and Eternity, inspired by Dr Who, a Time Lord.   Lord of Time and Eternity   Lord of time and eternity, you hold our future and our past in your providence and care: … Continue reading

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