Sunday, 29 October 2023

You can join the service, live or later, via YouTube. The stream begins at about 9:45 am, and the service begins at 10 am. You will also be able to watch or re-watch the stream on YouTube at any later time.

The order of service is available here. You might like to have it handy while joining the stream, as it includes the readings, all of the responses, and the words to the hymns–it makes it easier to join more fully into participating via the live-stream. It also includes particular prayers you might like to use while those physically present are receiving the Eucharist.

Today is the twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost. Sundays and Seasons offers this reflection on the readings:
Jesus returns to the summary of the law in today’s gospel We are called not only to love God with heart, soul, and mind, but also to love our neighbour as ourselves. It is out of such deep care that Paul shares the gospel with the Thessalonian community. In the confession of sins, we acknowledge that we have not loved God, neighbour, and self; yet we gather to hear the word of forgiveness and to be strengthened by word and meal to be signs of God’s love and mercy in the world.

Our cover image is a photograph titled “Love!” by Babak Fakhamzadeh. It is used under the CC BY-NC 2.0 license.