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Watch our Second Lent Reflection for 2021:

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Watch: The Third in our Series of Lent Devotions:

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Watch: The Second in our Series of Lent Devotions for 2021:

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Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 7 March 2021:

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Watch: The First in a series of Weekly Lent Devotions for 2021:

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Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 28 February 2021:

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Reflection: "Mountain Tops and Wildernesses" by Ruth Calcott

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  45 years ago my husband and I were working at a mission hospital in Nigeria. We came home during that winter as our daughter was getting married. For me it was a very special occasion as it was my stepdaughter’s wedding and I had never thought I would be able to be ‘Mother of the Bride’ at a wedding. it was a wonderful experience going to the wedding in central London and to the reception in Knightsbridge. It was a highlight in my life. A month later we found ourselves in a very different situation. We were returning to Nigeria but this time not by air but over land. A Land Rover ambulance had been donated to the mission and needed to be taken to Nigeria. We drove through France, took a long ferry across the Mediterranean to Algeria, and then across the Sahara desert. We reached the Nigerian border only to discover that there had been a coup and the border was closed. For 18 days we had to camp in the sand in no man’s land between Niger and Nigeria. From being at the mountaintop expe

Watch: A Lent Reflection from St Hildeburgh's: February 2021:

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Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 21 February 2021:

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Watch Holy Communion for Sunday 14 February 2021:

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Reflection: "Of the Eternal and the Everyday" by Rev Dr John Harrison

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Mark Twain famously said, ‘Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.’ I have been trying to get out into the garden in the last few days, just to see what the worst of the Winter has done and to see that the early signs of Spring are beginning to show through. The birds seem to be singing louder and the first of the daffodils are just starting to poke through the soil. For five minutes, the sky cleared and a little bit of the sunshine we are blessed with her on the Wirral danced across the garden. The sky was blue, the clouds cleared, and all was right with God in His heaven. Which in a round about way lead me to think about today’s sermon and that quote from Twain. For so many people, the existence of God is a concept that they struggle with. The idea of a Creator who loves us all equally is a proposal that they find very difficult to comprehend. How could God love each of us equally, with all our myriad faults and differences? There mu

Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 7 February 2021:

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A Prayer for Candlemas (2 February)

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Lord God, you are the source of everlasting light. Your son, our beloved Lord Jesus was presented in the temple 40 days after his birth. He was recognised by Simeon and Anna, and welcomed as the promised Messiah. May we like them, behold the glory of the Lord Jesus. Grant that we may stand before you with hearts cleansed by your forgiving love. May we serve you all our days and make your name known as we worship you as our Lord. So may we come by your grace to eternal life. Amen.   

Watch Holy Communion for Sunday 31 January 2021:

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Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 24 January 2021:

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Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 17 January 2021

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A Prayer on the Baptism of Christ in the River Jordan by John the Baptist

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  God of all righteousness, we need the life and grace that you alone can give.  Open the heavens to us  and pour out your Holy Spirit  so that we may live as your beloved children. God of all wilderness wanderers,  you sent John to prepare the way for Jesus Christ, your beloved son.  Pour out your Holy Spirit upon us  so that, like John, we may proclaim  the time to turn from sinfulness  and the good news of your grace. Gracious God, in Jesus Christ,  baptized by John in the Jordan,  you came to share our life  and deliver us from sin and death.  As we are baptized with water  pour out your Holy Spirit upon us  to make us your beloved children;  through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN

Watch: Holy Communion for Sunday 1 January 2021

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Prayers for Epiphany

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"On entering the house, the three wise men saw the child, Jesus, with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh." Arise, shine, for the Light of the World has come! Darkness covers the earth and its people, but the radiance of God's Light burns away its shadows, illuminates the smallest corner, and heralds in the start of a new dawn, where hearts no longer fear, souls might be set free, and sister shall follow brother, nation shall follow nation, and kings and princes bow down in awe before the one who comes to reign. Arise, shine, for the Light of the World has come! Alleluia! We are drawn to your feet in worship Your creation facing its creator Hearts laid bare by your light Humbly asking for your mercy. We come to you as a people in need of assurance and forgiveness. We come to you as a people in need of healing and wholeness. We come dependent upon your love. D