The week at St Edward’s

Next Sunday at St Edward’s begins as usual with a Prayer Book communion service at 8.00 am, at which Fraser will be the celebrant.

The 11.00 am service will be the second of two services on the theme of Being Human. Fraser will talk about what helps to bring the best out of people and helps them to set forward God’s purposes.

At the 5.00 pm Eucharist, Ann Kember will explore what St Paul meant when he referred to his ‘thorn in the flesh’.

On Thursday at 12.30 pm there will be prayers for reconciliation and healing.

On Friday there will be a Prayer Book communion service at 10.30, at which Alan Cole will be the celebrant. The meditation group will meet on Friday at 5.30 pm, led by Fraser.

The pastoral support group will meet on Saturday at 10.30 (refreshments from 10.15). At 8.00 pm there will be
concert with a varied programme of sacred and secular pieces by the Cantus Singers of Cambridge.

Fraser Watts

The week at St Edward’s

Next Sunday at St Edward’s begins with a Prayer Book communion service at 8.00 am, at which Andrew Davison will be the celebrant.

The 11.00 am service will be the first of two services on the theme of Being Human. Ann Kember will lead the service, and Fraser will preach, on what is special about among animals human beings. There will be work with the children on Sunday morning, on the theme of Jonah and the Whale. And the service will include some Spirituals.

At the 5.00 pm Eucharist, Iain McColl will preach about vocation (lay and ordained), as we approach the time of year when various people from St Edward’s will be ordained.

On Wednesday at 8.00 pm there will be On The Edge at which Matt Russell will be talking about the Spirituality of Twelve Steps, with live music from James Christie Brown.

On Thursday at 12.30 pm there will be prayers for reconciliation and healing, led by Matt Russell.

On Friday there will be a Prayer Book communion service at 10.30, at which Alan Cole will be the celebrant. The meditation group will meet on Friday at 5.30 pm, led by Fraser.

Fraser Watts

Re: St Edward’s: June 16th etc

Next Sunday at St Edward’s begins with a Prayer Book communion service at 8.00 am, at which Andrew Davison will be the celebrant.

The 11.00 am service will be Odyssey at which Annabel Shilson-Thomas, Chaplain of Michaelhouse, will talk about ‘dying to live’, i.e. facing the challenge of mortality.

At the 5.00 pm Eucharist, Malcolm Guite will talk about entering into Sabbath rest.

On Thursday at 12.30 pm there will be prayers for reconciliation and healing, led by Matt Russell.

On Friday there will be a Prayer Book communion service at 10.30, at which Alan Cole will be the celebrant. The meditation group will meet on Friday at 5.30 pm, led by Fraser. (On June 14th the meditation will be led by the Revd Vivienne Lake.)

Fraser Watts

St Edward’s: June 9th

Next Sunday at St Edward’s begins with a Prayer Book communion service at 8.00 am, at which Fraser will be the celebrant.

The 11.00 am service will be a Eucharist, focusing on St Columba, whose day it is. Malcolm will preach.

At the 5.00 pm Eucharist, Catherine Duce will preach on the theme ‘simply living’, drawing on the recent visit to the UK of a team of Christians from the Solomon Islands.

On Wednesday at 8.00 pm there will be On The Edge, at which Malcolm will preach on ‘Drag Queens in Limousines: Mary Gautier and other hard core Troubadours’.

On Thursday at 12.30 pm there will be prayers for reconciliation and healing, led by Matt Russell. On Friday there will be a Prayer Book communion service at 10.30, at which Alan Cole will be the celebrant. The meditation group will meet on Friday at 5.30 pm.

The pastoral group will meet on Saturday at 10.30 (refreshments from 10.15) led by All Kember.

Fraser Watts

Malcolm Guite reading poetry

You may like to know that Malcolm will be giving a poetry reading in Trinity Chapel as part of their Night Muse series on Thursday 6th June at 9:30pm.  All welcome.

St Edward’s: Community of the Cross of Nails

As a taster for the 11.00 am service at St Edward’s tomorrow (June 2nd) you might be interested in this  short you-tube clip:

This is from Canon David Porter, the current Canon Director of Reconciliation at Coventry Cathedral

Fraser