Wednesday Worship – 20th May

Hello I have a new video, this one focusing on Rogationtide (when we traditionally bless crops and our local parish) and work in our current context: https://youtu.be/UdF2fAqTvOY A service sheet is here if you'd like it, but you can just listen if you prefer: https://thoughtsfromareader.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Wednesday-Worship-20th-May-Rogation.docx Keep well and safe

Wednesday Worship

Hello! I am now beginning a new series of short services on Wednesday mornings. You can find them on my YouTube channel (search for Mel Eyeons). The first one is here: https://youtu.be/sR_1qomTeaU A service sheet so you can follow along if you'd like to is here: https://thoughtsfromareader.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Wednesday-Worship-22nd-April-2020.docx I hope you enjoy them and find them … Continue reading Wednesday Worship

Being Beloved

A sermon for Morning Prayer, 19th February 2020 Psalm 72 / James 1.19-27 / Mark 8.22-26 Introduction A friend of mine has been having a difficult time recently and ended up in hospital for two weeks. She’s now back home and getting better but it was a massive shock to her and her family. A … Continue reading Being Beloved

Judgement (don’t run away!)

A talk at Morning Prayer on 18th December 2019 Jeremiah 23.1-8 / Matthew 17.14-21 One of the four traditional themes of Advent is judgement, and specifically God’s judgement at the end of time. It’s not a fashionable thing to talk about in many church circles and I can see why. The idea of judgement can … Continue reading Judgement (don’t run away!)

A Royal Priesthood

Isaiah 6.1-8 / 1 Peter 2.1-10, 25 A talk given at Morning Prayer, 27th November 2019 Being a priest - not just for those in funny collars I know that we all have things that we find difficult to understand, and I’m sure that there are things I think I understand but have completely wrong. … Continue reading A Royal Priesthood

Compassion of God

A talk given at Morning Prayer on 23rd October 2019 Ecclesiasticus 18.1-14 / Mark 15.33-41 The Apocrypha Our first reading today came from the book of Ecclesiasticus, also known as the Wisdom of Sirach or just Sirach, which is one of the books of the Old Testament Apocrypha. Nowadays when we refer to something as … Continue reading Compassion of God