Prayer for the month

For November, and with a new national lockdown beginning, perhaps bringing despair to some and giving us ever stronger cause to hold our neighbours in our hearts, Lucy has chosen ‘Prayer for Pilgrims’, by Sheila Cassidy, which Grace Bryers recently shared with our prayer group. Almighty God and Father of us all,Have mercy on this … [Read more…]

October Magazine ready for your perusal

Our talented Editor, Pam, has another packed magazine ready for our perusal. (If you know anyone who can’t access it online and would like one printing out and pushing through their letterbox, please email and we’ll get that done.) This month’s edition features the first Letter from our new Priest-in-Charge. We also welcome the … [Read more…]

A new month and a new magazine!

In this month’s magazine we welcome news of our new Priest-in-Charge and the resumption of Sunday services in church. We look at the poignant story behind one of the nation’s favourite hymns and celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers’ journey. Continuing with the sea theme, Rev Jean Radley is this month’s Castaway. Click … [Read more…]

Order of service for Trinity 4

The Beacon Team email order of service for the Fifth Sunday after Trinity, including the text of all the readings in full, a short homily (on the text ‘Come unto me, all you who labour, and are overburdened, and I will give you rest’) and opening and closing hymns, is now available. Click here to read … [Read more…]

Prayer for the week

This week’s poem is taken from the Northumbria Community’s Celtic Daily Prayer (Book 1). It’s a good one to use if you wish to pray for one particular individual and hold them in mind while saying each verse. May the Father of Life pour out his grace on you;may you feel his hand in everything … [Read more…]