Monthly Archives: March 2017

COCU31A.EasterDay.16April2017

Readings: Acts 10: 34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43 John 20:1-8 or Matthew 28:1-10 Bill Loader commentary on reading from Matthew, John, Colossians, Acts. Music: Singing from the Lectionary Easter Day: Easter Day Melody Line & … Continue reading

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COCU24A.PalmSunday.9April2017

(See also Palm Sunday C) Readings: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29: A celebration of God’s goodness and faithful love, answering prayer, turning the rejected stone into the capstone, and inviting people into God’s presence. Matthew 21:1-11: Jesus instructs the disciples to bring him a … Continue reading

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Communion – various

Reflection on sharing around a table People of faith understand just how sacred the act of gathering around a table for can be. It was around a shared table that Jesus taught some of his most important lessons, while in … Continue reading

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COCU23A.Lent 5A.2April2017

Elements of worship for Easter 5A (a compilation) Worship elements 5A RCL readings Easter 5A Resources: Rex AE Hunt, Bill Loader on 1 Peter 2:2-10, Acts 7:55-60 Lyn Seils Robertson: Gospel Feelings God said to me, “Mortal, can these bones … Continue reading

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COCU22A.Lent 4A.26March2017

Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13: God instructs Samuel to stop mourning for Saul and to anoint a new king for Israel in Bethlehem. After examining seven of Jesse’s sons and rejecting them, Samuel finally anoints the youngest boy, David, and God’s Spirit … Continue reading

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COCU40A.Trinity Sunday A.11th June 2017

(see also Trinity Sunday B and Trinity Sunday C) A collection of resources here: Trinity Sunday A Words for Worship 2011: w4w Trinity A Psalm 8 developed for Great Prayer of Thanksgiving (Rev Jeff Shrowder) (it is ‘topped and tailed’ with … Continue reading

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World Water Day.March22

UN World Water Day (WWD) is recognised each year on March 22, and may be helpfully explored if the focus of the service is the Year A Gospel reading on the woman at the well, and life-giving water. Each year, … Continue reading

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