Fr Chris writes: It’s always lovely when we hear from so many people over the year as they visit different parts of the world – and especially so over the summer.
Everyone is welcome to join in with St Chrysostom’s in prayer wherever they are this summer. Whether you are in rain soaked Piccadilly Gardens, or sun drenched Ibiza YOU can join us in prayer at 5pm wherever you are, and “Pray Vespers!”
All you have to do is follow this link:
This takes you to the form of Vespers for the day which we are encouraging people to use (of course you can use a different version if you prefer).
We believe the version we suggest is simple to read and follow.
So do join with others who have already said that they will do this.
Now – it would be great if we could collect the differing places where you are going to pray. So if you can please message me with dates, between 25 July 2016 and 4th September 2016 you’d volunteer to say Vespers. I’ll sort out the rota and share this via Facebook etc. If you are a member of our church Facebook group you can share a photo on the day you say Vespers – perhaps a selfie.
Let’s have a little competition to see how many different places that Vespers is being said this summer by members of our diverse congregation. So be it Hulme or Hong Kong, Longsight or Lusaka, let me know!
Prayer is never alone – we are always joined by others – and this summer we can join in with other members of our congregation in praise and worship as we take part in Pray Vespers at 5pm!
“prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God” so as we relax and enjoy our summer breaks together let us also renew our friendship with God.