Category Archives: Prayer

Pray Vespers at 5pm with us!

Wherever you are this Summer (22nd July to 31st August), at 5pm (or about that time) we invite you to join us in Vespers.  We’ve developed this lovely ‘Pray vespers’ tradition at St Chrysostom’s over the years. At two different … Continue reading

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Making a Tree of Prayer

A sign of love, unity and prayer – that’s our prayer tree in Church. Year 6 children and staff from our schools recently made a new prayer tree for us in church. The children are coming to the end of … Continue reading

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Prayerways: Pray with music

Most people find that their worship in church is enhanced by the music they hear and the hymns they sing. – Canon Alma Servant writes in our Lent Prayerways series. Music calms the mind and feelings when people are praying, … Continue reading

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Prayerways: Pray as you are

A lot of the time when we pray we think about different things, it is difficult not to be distracted. In our ‘Second Cup’ Lent Prayerways series Mtr. Kim reminded us to be mindful of our simple physical actions throughout … Continue reading

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Prayerways: At the end of the day

We’ve a series on ways to pray that are easy and simple and suitable for all this Lent. In the first of the series Fr Julian reflects on the events of our day to help us shape our prayer lives … Continue reading

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Choose Life!

During Lent, on weekdays, we’re inviting people connected with St Chrysostom’s to share their thoughts on a Bible reading set for Mass for the day. On Fridays we will share thoughts on one of the Stations of the Cross. A … Continue reading

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Bless the Four Corners of this House

I’ve a wonderful collection of old hymn books, many inherited from my dear friend Fr Mark Dalby. I haven’t room on the Rectory book shelves for them so they occupy two selves in the church office at St Chrysostom’s. Looking … Continue reading

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