Prayer for the Day and Sunday worship; Sunday 22 March

God of love,
passionate and strong,
tender and careful:
watch over us and hold us
all the days of our life;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Our Chaplain, Revd. Paul Brice, has recorded some reflections for us all to share. To listen, click on the play triangle above.

Today’s Sunday Service from the BBC is broadcast at 9.10 Swiss time on Radio 4
On this Mothering Sunday the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, reflects on this troubling time for our nation and the world in this service recorded in the Chapel of Lambeth Palace. The service is led by his chaplain, the Revd Prebendary Dr Isabelle Hamley, with music by St Martin’s Voices.
Click here to listen

Today’s Songs of Praise, on BBC1 television at 14:15 Swiss time, celebrates Mothering Sunday in the UK.
Katherine Jenkins joins members of the Mothers’ Union at Worthing Hospital to hear about their work providing emergency maternity bags for new mums, and she finds out about the history of this Christian organisation with four million members worldwide. Pam Rhodes meets inspirational mother and daughter Diane and Katie Piper to hear how Katie’s faith helped her to recover from life-threatening injuries following an acid attack in 2008. Twelve-year-old Romeo from London explains why he was inspired to write a book about his mum, Juliet, and her battle with cancer, and there are hymns and songs from around the country.
This week’s music is:
Tell Out My Soul – Royal Albert Hall
Brother Sister Let Me Serve You – St Elisabeth’s Church, Reddish
Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer – Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Lord I Lift Your Name On High – LSO St Luke’s, London
How Great Is Our God – City Gates, Ilford
My Guardian Angel – Elan Catrin Parry
Now Thank We All Our God – St Martin’s Church, Stamford
Click here to watch

The Churchwarden’s garden

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