Category Archives: Prayer

Spiritual Communion

Sometimes we are not able to be at Church to receive Holy Communion. There may be very good reasons for this. We may be travelling, ill, weather conditions may prevent us, or we may have another good reason for being … Continue reading

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2020 Veni Creator Spiritus: God Knows!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  In 1939 the then Princess Elizabeth gave to her father, King George VI, a copy of a poem. It became famous when the King quoted it in his 1939 Christmas Broadcast. The poem,  God Knows is by, … Continue reading

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Te Deum Laudamus! Give thanks for the past year

So often the news seems to be disturbing or even upsetting.   It’s hardly surprising that some people wish a year to end. However, let’s be careful in case we slip into being too negative. We’d not want to be … Continue reading

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From Greenland to Jersey, from Delhi to Lismore

Narsarsuaq, Moscow, St Ouen, Raveningham, Stockport, Brighton, Harrisonburg VA, Walsingham and Manchester… the list could go on…and on. These are some of the places Vespers was prayed at 5pm over the Summer. What a fantastic response we had! First of … Continue reading

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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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