Holy Week Meditations

Every evening in Holy Week we are meeting in church at 7pm for a half hour of silent prayer. On Monday we listened to a passage from Paul’s letter to the Colossians and a poem by Malcolm Guite.

Malcom’s poetry can be found on his website https://malcolmguite.wordpress.com/blog/

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Easter at St Mark’s Church

Maundy Thursday 24th March 8pm service followed by vigil.

Good Friday 25th March – join us on the green opposite Teddington Memorial Hospital for the Churches Together in Teddington service. We are leaving St Mark’s at around 9.40am.

There will be a simple service with hymns on Good Friday at St Mark’s at 2pm.

Easter Sunday 27th March 8.30am BCP Service and 10am Family Communion.

 

Mothering Sunday

On Mothering Sunday we thought about the reality of family life and how forgiveness can be difficult at times. We remembered that we have an example of compassion and forgiveness in Jesus. We placed flowers in front of the altar to remember someone who has cared for us or to ask God to help us to forgive someone who has hurt us. After the service the flowers were put in the Family Chapel.Mothering Sunday FLowers

 

Mothering Sunday is over, but we can still carry the thoughts and reflections of the day with us as the year progresses. You may find this prayer from the St Anselm, a former Archbishop of Canterbury, useful as a guide to reflection.

St Anselm, Mothering Sunday prayer