St Mary's Church, Marshalswick

St Mary's is an Open Church - Open to God, Open to You

Fourth Sunday of Easter       3 May 2020                         


There are two videos for this Sunday        

 Fr Grant celebrates the Eucharist 

 Fr Grant  gives a short talk for the day

 Reading: Mary Bishop       Intercessions: Chris Bromley



Childrens Church - Good Shepherd Game

"Worship in the Hall - WitH" had its  second online session on Sunday 3 May when the theme of the lectionary was "The Good Shepherd".  

The session was led by Simon Marshall and Pam McElroy and involved playing a board game of "The Good Shepherd".  Thanks to the WitH team for organising the sessions and distributing the material and to the families who participate. 

St Albans Cathedral service    There is a link under their video to the service sheet so you can follow along at home or click here     Join Canon Kevin Walton for this Sunday's Service, as he explores Jesus the Good Shepherd.  This week's music features a recording made by the Cathedral Choirs of John Rutter’s The Lord is my Shepherd, accompanied by the world-famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with soloists Elizabeth Cragg and Pascal Charbonneau.

Check out the Diocesan website for other material

The Church of England Service for this Sunday  To mark Vocations Sunday, we'll hear from NHS paramedic Matt, speaking about his vocation and sense of hope. Tak Muriro, a recent graduate who has begun his vocation journey with the Ministry Experience Scheme, will lead prayers. The service is BSL-interpreted throughout by Gill Behenna. The service is led by Paula Gooder (born 1969) is a British theologian and Anglican lay reader, who specialises in the New Testament. She is Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral.

There is also a link  to this and other services from the Church of England media webpage 

For the full text of today's Morning, Evening and Night Prayer plus Prayer during the Day go to Daily Prayer  on the Church of England website (scroll down that page). 

For links to other local churches and sources for services go to Other Ways to Worship