This term has seen a revival in the practice of Midday Prayer each weekday at 12.15pm in Westcott chapel. I asked one of the leaders of the daily midday office to share some thoughts on the practice.1. Why start doing midday prayer?Lots of reasons. It gives us an anchor in the middle of the day, … Continue reading Midday Prayer
Thank you to everyone who came to the Renewing Parish Worship today. The handout and other resources and some useful links are now available - you can find all these, and also leave comments and questions, and share your ideas and resources here.
The Westcott Foundation seminar on Wednesday 25th November will explore ideas for the renewal of worship in the parish church, and how the Eucharist in particular can be a focus for teaching, reflection, discipleship, and creativity. There are still places available, so please contact us asap if you would like to attend. Due to the nature of … Continue reading Renewing Parish Worship
We had a great day today thinking through some complex but very relevant issues in worship and mission! Click here to read more and download handouts and other shareable resources.
Thank you to everyone who attended the popular 'Preaching Luke' seminar on 11th November, and enormous thanks to The Revd Canon Professor Loveday Alexander, for presenting such an inspiring and fascinating day on Luke. Click here to read more about the day, and to download the wonderfully detailed handouts and book list. You can see … Continue reading Preaching Luke
Westcott Ordinand Laurence Price preached for the evening Eucharist on 11 November. You can read his sermon here.__Sermon for the feast of St Martin of Tours“When was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you, or naked and gave you clothing?”The man knew he was close to death. He was lying by the … Continue reading Sermon for 11 November
Sermon by Matt Hiscock, Ordinand“But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases”In the name of the Father and of the son, and of the Holy Spirit.AmenI imagine for many of us, today is quite difficult, to be here in this place finding ourselves reminded … Continue reading Sermon for All Souls, 2 November 2015