Services on Mark
Today we hear again the story of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, riding on a donkey, yet hailed as King. Rev Geoffrey Farrar helps us reflect on this special day as we begin our journey through Holy Week.
Our relationships with different people around us – and with God – are varied and so often strange and complex. Rajie explores how we can find God through others and through scripture even in these “complex relationships “.
Rev Adam explores how the wilderness experience can impact us, as we draw inspiration from other people’s stories and from scripture.
Rev. Barbara discusses her time on the Camino De Santiago and her thoughts on being a pilgrim. You can download the worship sheet here. You can download the text for the readings here (available in video form below). If you enjoyed this service please consider giving a small amount to support the work of the church here. Reading – Mark 10:35-45
Order of Service Download the order of service containing the whole service here. Sermon, Readings and Prayers of Intercession (9,10,12,13) Download the transcript here In Christ Alone Recorded by the St. Mary’s and St. Peter’s CE School Senior Choir. Used with permission. He’s got the Whole World in His hands Recorded by the St. Mary’s and St. Peter’s CE School Reception classes used with permission.
Readings Hebrews 4: 12-16 Mark 10:17-31
Holy Communion Service including the Baptism of Kam. Readings Mark 8:27-38
Readings James 2: 1-17 Mark 7: 24-30 Sermon Text Sometimes when we read the stories of Jesus we begin to build a picture of Jesus and his divinity. Somehow our picture can become quite distorted. We build him into a plaster saint only fit for our mantelpiece. We put a halo around his head and develop a picture of someone who could do nothing wrong. Our gospel reading today I think gives a picture of a totally different Jesus. It…
Readings: Mark 3:20-35 2 Corinthians 4.13-5.1
Readings Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Signs and secrets Today, the fish is a symbol of Christianity that we use on keyrings and bumper stickers. But 2000 years ago, it played a much more dangerous role – 2000 years ago, when Mark’s Gospel was written, Christians lived in fear of their lives because the Roman Emperor Nero wanted to wipe them all out. The fish was chosen as a secret password, partly because Jesus’ disciples had been called to be…