an information resource
for orthodox Anglicans

Sunday worship from the UK and elsewhere

1. The bells of Westminster Abbey on the royal wedding day
Discover bell ringing:
2. Choral Evensong comes from from Peterborough Cathedral – BBC Radio 3 – available now for a week
website – take a virtual tour:
choir and music:
Introit: My God, how wonderful thou art (Richard Scarth)
Responses: Morley
Psalms: 98, 99, 100, 101 (Monk, Alcock, Elgar, Nicholson)
Hymn: Creator of the earth and sky (Deus Creator)
First Lesson: 1 Kings 22vv29-45
Canticles: Downing Service (Bob Chilcott)
Second Lesson: Acts 23 vv12-end
Anthem: Mater Christi sanctissima (Taverner)
Hymn: Word of the Father (Ad Tuum Nomen)
Organ Voluntary: Joie et clarté des corps glorieux (Messiaen)
3. Sunday Worship comes from the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, "exploring the challenges of faith which beset the Christian pilgrim in search of God" – BBC Radio 4 – available from 08:10 am BST Sunday:
4. The Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham, Alabama broadcasts
its 9 am Central Time service [3pm London time] via internet radio:
click 'listen live' on this link:
5. Choral Services for the new term are available from the chapel of St John's College, Cambridge
and from the chapel of New College, Oxford
6. Various sermons available:
Holy Trinity, Brompton Road:
All Souls, Langham Place
St James the Less, Pimlico
7. John Stott
The UK Memorial Service will be held at St Paul's Cathedral [if it has reopened by then] on 13th January 2012 at 11:30 am with Bishop Michael Baughen presiding and Bishop Tim Dudley-Smith preaching – arrangements for application for free tickets will be posted here in due course:
8. Three Talks from the Memorial Service held at Choral Evensong and a Reception at St James' Cathedral, Toronto on 16th October may be listened to:
Dr Stephen Andrews, Bishop of Algoma, Chair of the Langham Partnership, Canada and once one of Stott's study assistants:
Rev. Dr Peter Robinson, Professor of Proclamation, Worship and Ministry at Wycliffe College, Toronto
Dr Mwita Akiri, Bishop of Tarime, Tanzania:
9. 'Four Ways Christians Can Influence the World: How we can be salt and light' – John Stott – Christianity Today
10. 'Evidence for the Existence of God' – William Lane Craig – video of lecture given at Imperial College on 18th October
Debate: 'Does God Exist?' – between William Lane Craig and Stephen Law at Westminster Central Hall on 17th October recorded by Premier Media – Over two hours – see what you think!
From here:
11. Bishop Tom Wright was interviewed on a Nomad podcast talking about his move to academia, considering the Christian view of the environment and his new book 'Simply Jesus'
12. Bishop Lawrence's Address to South Carolina Convention in 2010 [2 Corinthians 2:12-13a] – ATV
13. . Urgent South Carolina Prayer request for Bishop Mark Lawrence, the Standing Committee and the people of the diocese – Lent and Beyond:
Particular prayer against spiritual attack on the diocese [allegations of intention to secede or undermine TEC's polity are being bandied about instead of maintaining the constitution of TEC]
The constitutional issues explained by Mark McCall and
T19 has further updated news, and information from the diocese:
New items are linked here:
'General Convention 2009: A Conversation with Bishop Mark Lawrence' – ATV
Bishop Lawrence's Address to South Carolina Special Convention' – ATV
Please pray for all involved.
14. Pastor Yousseff Nadarkhani under threat of execution for being a Christian in Iran – the matter is with Iran's Supreme Leader and his ruling will have implications as precedent for other Christians in Iran
Prayer resources:
from here:
Prayer for the persecuted church – CofE site
Latest news:
Support from Sydney Synod:
Details of how to email Iranian embassy – 50,000 emails sent already through CSW:
Please keep praying
15. Egypt – Statement from 'Bishop Mouneer Anis:
Please pray for Peace and safety for Christians in Egypt
16. General prayer resources [Please pray for Egypt, East and West Africa, Somalia, Sudan, Libya. Afghanistan and the Diocese of South Carolina]:
Topical Prayers – Church of England
Prayers and materials for the Middle East and Northern Africa – Lent and Beyond prayersite:
Prayer for People in Somalia and the Horn of Africa – CofE site
'West Africa faces renewed food crisis' – Tearfund
Somalia: 'Islamic Extremists in Somalia Behead 17-year-old Christian' – Compass Direct
Sudan: 'Officials in Sudan Threaten to Raze Three Church Buildings: Christian leaders say authorities are gathering information on churches, activities' – Compass Direct
'CSW concerned over possible adoption of Shari’a constitution' – CSW
Libya: 'Call for prayer as Libya looks to new future' – Christian Today
Afghanistan: 'No churches left in Afghanistan – US State Department' – Christian Today
17. Sunday Program – current affairs with Edward Stourton – BBC Radio 4 -
available from 07:10 am BST Sunday
18. Rugby World Cup Final today
A prayer for the Rugby World Cup – CofE
Official Website:
Coverage on ITV in the UK and on their dedicated webpage:
19. Final Thought: 'Mango Tree' – Bishop Ng Moon Hing of West Malaysia – Sydney Vimeo
20. 'Tempest Milky Way' – Randy Halverson Vimeo – Music: Tempest by Simon Wilkinson

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Comments are closed.