Sunday Service – 24 May 2020

On Thursday 21 May we celebrated Ascension Day along with the church around the world. The theme of Ascension continues today as we worship together and as we meet online via Zoom at 10.30am. Today’s Service Sheet will have been received by email or through your door yesterday, but you can also download it here. If you are reading the Service Sheet online you should be able to click the links to get to the readings and songs. You should have received our usual 7/52 notice sheet too, but if not you can download it here. 7/52 contains news and lots of suggestions for prayer and other information. Don’t forget to scroll right through this page and click on any other links after the readings and songs. There are usually things here that are not included on the printed sheet. Don’t miss out!

As you read, pray and work your way through the suggested order of service you can follow the readings and the songs by clicking on the links in the Service Sheet below:

Bible Readings (click to open a new window or use your own Bible)

Psalm 68:1-10,32-35
Acts 1:6-14
1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11

Songs (click to open a new window and follow the song on YouTube)

Crown Him with Many Crowns
Draw Me Close to You
I Will Worship With all of My Heart
Lord I Lift Your Name on High

And Now For Something Completely Different

Hopefully you are enjoying watching the first two episodes of the series Living in The Time of Jesus about life first-century Palestine. The third episode is now available online, and you can catch up with all the episodes by clicking the links below. There are some similarities but many differences between the world we know today and the world as it was 2000 years ago when Jesus called those first disciples to follow him. Highly recommended.
Living in The Time Of Jesus
Episode 1 – Making a Living
Episode 2 – Healing The Sick
Episode 3 – Crime and Punishment

Next Sunday: Pentecost Sunday & Baptist World Solidarity Sunday
The Baptist family of churches worldwide are marking Pentecost as Solidarity Sunday, standing alongside the world church at this time of Covid-19 pandemic. BMS World Mission is helping to coordinate this from the UK, and there are worship events over the weekend hosted by the Baptist World Alliance on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 May. Watch the invitation and information videos below and plan to tune in before we meet next Sunday.

Information about joining in with the global worship, including times, can be found on the Baptist World Alliance webpage by clicking here.

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