BIrdham Village Choir are launching their CD ‘Seasons of Sussex’ on Monday May 15th at St. James Church Birdham at 7pm with sparkling wine and nibbles. All welcome.
Alleluia. Christ is Risen
He is Risen Indeed. Alleluia!
Along with a picture of our Bishop you can also hear his Easter message which he has asked all Parishes to share in. Just click on the link!
Collect for Second Sunday of Easter
Risen Christ, for whom no door is locked, no entrance barred: open the doors of our hearts, that we may seek the good of others and walk the joyful road of sacrifice and peace, to the praise of God the Father.
At the main service at Birdham (9.30am) Alistair Ghinn’s sermon theme will be ‘Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord, give praise to His name.’ At West Wittering Annette’s sermon theme at 9.30 will be and Alistair Ghinn’s sermon theme for the 11.00 Children’s’ Service will be ‘Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord, give praise to His name.’ At Itchenor (11.00) Ben Harvey’s sermon theme will be “The answer to the National Media’s drumming down of Christianity: Knowledge. Faith. Action.”
There will be 8.00 Holy Communion at West Wittering and Birdham.
There will be 6.00 Evensong at West Wittering
We continue to pray for:
Derek Carpenter, Dee Pritchard, Nicola Martin, Joanna Saker, Margaret Hawkes and Beryl Garlick.
And those who have recently died and their loved ones.
Martin Vesey, Robin Smith and Peggy Colvill
The Ministry Team are only too happy to talk through aspects of their Sermon. If you know of anyone who needs our prayers or would appreciate a visit, please let the Rector or the Parish Administrator know.
Readings for 23rd April
Acts 2. 14a, 22-32; Exodus 14. 10-end; John 20. 19-end
1 John 5. 4-12; John 20. 19-23
Daniel 6. 1-23; Mark 15. 46-16.8
Readings for 30th April
Acts 2. 14a, 36-41; Zephaniah 3. 14-end; Luke 24. 13-35
1 Peter 2. 19-end; John 10. 11-16
Haggai 1. 13-2.9; 1 Corinthians 3. 10-17