St. Leonard, Clent
© Clent P.C.C. 2024

Worcester Diocese Podcast

A sermon podcast for the 1st Sunday of Lent from Stephen Edwards, Interim Dean of Worcester.

Collect

Almighty and ever-living God, you have created the heavens and the earth and made us in your own image; teach us to discern your hand in all your works, and your likeness in your children; through Jesus Christ, our Lord; one God, now and for ever. Amen

Parish Prayers

Please pray for_ peace and reconciliation throughout the Middle East and the Ukraine those injured, and those healing them peace to those who have perished and consolation to those who have lost loved ones the Diocese of Chelmsford: Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani & Chester: Bishop Mark Tanner those living in Belbroughton Road, Clent, and Eton Walk, Hagley our parishoners who are unwell those who have died, and their families. Amen Readings for Sunday 18 February * Genesis 9.8-17 * Psalm 25.1-9 * 1 Peter 3.18-22 * Mark 1.9-15 *

Diocesan Prayers

Mon 19 Redditch, Holy Trinity & Tardebigge As we continue to explore renewal at St Stephen’s and seek to develop a Redditch Mission Area, we pray that the Holy Trinity Team can help in discerning the correct structures and developing the relationships between churches to further the mission of God across Redditch. Tue 20 Redditch, Holy Trinity & Tardebigge At St Philip, Webheath and St Batholomew, Tardebigge, pray that we remain open to the Holy Spirit and for our churchwarden and all those who are involved in our mission to our community, our outreach to retired people, our Bumps, Baby and Toddler group and all our ministry to children. Clergy: Paul Lawlor, Sarah Jayne Hewitt, Reader: Dean Hall Wed 21 Mission & Ministry Team Pray for the Diocesan Mission & Ministry Team. For Roger Latham, John Fitzmaurice, Doug Chaplin, Ruth Shearn. Give thanks for their work in equipping both lay and ordained ministers to serve the Church and share God’s love. Thur 22 Those who are ill Bring your healing touch to all who are unwell, whether in body, mind and spirit, particularly remembering those who are continuing to suffer from Covid/Long Covid. Give thanks for all who look after the sick and the dying, bringing comfort to their friends and families. Fri 23 Children and Youth Adviser Pray for Simon Hill in his role as Children and Youth Adviser for the Diocese and for the growing network of children and youth workers in our parishes. Sat 24 Mission Accompaniers Pray for all Mission Accompaniers across the Diocese and for the churches they support. Western North Carolina (USA): Bishop José Antonio McLoughlin Cashel, Ferns & Ossory (Ireland): Bishop Adrian Wilkinson Chandigarh (North India): Bishop Denzal Peoples Chelmsford (England): Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani Chester (England): Bishop Mark Tanner Chhattisgarh (North India): Bishop Ajay James God of all grace and goodness, you lead us into the way of love and life: hear our prayer for your church in this place, may we offer you our hearts and minds in worship, bring others to walk with us as disciples of Christ, and share the hope to which you have called us, that by the work of your Spirit we may see lives and communities transformed, and be drawn ever more deeply into your life of love, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen
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St. Leonard
© Clent P.C.C. 2024

Worcester Diocese Podcast

A sermon podcast for the 1st Sunday of Lent from Stephen Edwards, Interim Dean of Worcester.

Collect

Almighty and ever-living God, you have created the heavens and the earth and made us in your own image; teach us to discern your hand in all your works, and your likeness in your children; through Jesus Christ, our Lord; one God, now and for ever. Amen

Parish Prayers

Please pray for_ peace and reconciliation throughout the Middle East and the Ukraine those injured, and those healing them peace to those who have perished and consolation to those who have lost loved ones the Diocese of Chelmsford: Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani & Chester: Bishop Mark Tanner those living in Belbroughton Road, Clent, and Eton Walk, Hagley our parishoners who are unwell those who have died, and their families. Amen Readings for Sunday 18 February * Genesis 9.8-17 * Psalm 25.1-9 * 1 Peter 3.18-22 * Mark 1.9-15 *

Diocesan Prayers

Mon 19 Redditch, Holy Trinity & Tardebigge As we continue to explore renewal at St Stephen’s and seek to develop a Redditch Mission Area, we pray that the Holy Trinity Team can help in discerning the correct structures and developing the relationships between churches to further the mission of God across Redditch. Tue 20 Redditch, Holy Trinity & Tardebigge At St Philip, Webheath and St Batholomew, Tardebigge, pray that we remain open to the Holy Spirit and for our churchwarden and all those who are involved in our mission to our community, our outreach to retired people, our Bumps, Baby and Toddler group and all our ministry to children. Clergy: Paul Lawlor, Sarah Jayne Hewitt, Reader: Dean Hall Wed 21 Mission & Ministry Team Pray for the Diocesan Mission & Ministry Team. For Roger Latham, John Fitzmaurice, Doug Chaplin, Ruth Shearn. Give thanks for their work in equipping both lay and ordained ministers to serve the Church and share God’s love. Thur 22 Those who are ill Bring your healing touch to all who are unwell, whether in body, mind and spirit, particularly remembering those who are continuing to suffer from Covid/Long Covid. Give thanks for all who look after the sick and the dying, bringing comfort to their friends and families. Fri 23 Children and Youth Adviser Pray for Simon Hill in his role as Children and Youth Adviser for the Diocese and for the growing network of children and youth workers in our parishes. Sat 24 Mission Accompaniers Pray for all Mission Accompaniers across the Diocese and for the churches they support. Western North Carolina (USA): Bishop José Antonio McLoughlin Cashel, Ferns & Ossory (Ireland): Bishop Adrian Wilkinson Chandigarh (North India): Bishop Denzal Peoples Chelmsford (England): Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani Chester (England): Bishop Mark Tanner Chhattisgarh (North India): Bishop Ajay James God of all grace and goodness, you lead us into the way of love and life: hear our prayer for your church in this place, may we offer you our hearts and minds in worship, bring others to walk with us as disciples of Christ, and share the hope to which you have called us, that by the work of your Spirit we may see lives and communities transformed, and be drawn ever more deeply into your life of love, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen