This Sunday

Sunday 02 May 2021

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Welcome to our virtual service!

We’re really glad you can join us for this service. Everything you need for the service is on this webpage. Simply press the red play button on each of the videos as you come to them. You might like to print out the service sheet below and if you have children under the age of 14 with you – there are activities for them which you can also download below.

Today’s service sheet can be downloaded here

Today’s resources for E Kids can be found here

The thinking behind the song choices is explained in italics

 

WELCOME

Watch the video as Alex welcomes us.

 

 

SONG

God deserves all our praises so let’s praise him now.

Come people of the risen king
who delight to bring him praise;
come all and tune your hearts to sing
to the Morning Star of grace.
From the shifting shadows of the earth
we will lift our eyes to him,
where steady arms of mercy reach
to gather children in.

Rejoice, rejoice! Let every tongue rejoice!
One heart, one voice; O church of Christ, rejoice!

Come, those whose joy is morning sun,
and those weeping through the night;
come, those who tell of battles won,
and those struggling in the fight.
For his perfect love will never change,
and his mercies never cease,
but follow us through all our days
with the certain hope of peace.

Come, young and old from every land –
men and women of the faith;
come, those with full or empty hands –
find the riches of his grace.
Over all the world, his people sing –
shore to shore we hear them call
the truth that cries through every age:
‘our God is all in all!’

 

BITESIZE

In our bitesize we hear what’s changed for Ed over the past few months.

 

READING

In our first reading Jesus tells his disciples what is going to happen to him, including that he will be raised from the dead.

Mark 10:32-34

32 And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what was to happen to him, 33 saying, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death and deliver him over to the Gentiles. 34 And they will mock him and spit on him, and flog him and kill him. And after three days he will rise.”

 

SONG

Jesus is now risen which is wonderful news for us, as we sing in our next song.

 

PRAYERS

Alex and Heather Slowey lead us in prayer

 

 

SONG

As we come to look at our psalm we remind ourselves that all our joy needs to be found in God.

 

BIBLE TALK with Ekids Introduction & Bible Reading

In the next video Helen introduces the children’s material for today, Claire reads the bible passage which Richard then speaks on.

 

Psalm 16

1 Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
    I have no good apart from you.”
As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,
    in whom is all my delight.
The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply;
    their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out
    or take their names on my lips.
The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;
    you hold my lot.
The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
    indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.
I bless the Lord who gives me counsel;
    in the night also my heart instructs me.
I have set the Lord always before me;
    because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.
Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices;
    my flesh also dwells secure.
10 For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol,
    or let your holy one see corruption.
11 You make known to me the path of life;
    in your presence there is fullness of joy;
    at your right hand are pleasures for evermore.

 

Take refuge in God alone as Jesus did.

Be sure of resurrection as Jesus was.

 

SONG

In our last two songs we look forward with confidence to being with God forever.

 

CLOSING PRAYER  from Alex Slowey

 

 

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