Today’s Sofa service considers Jesus invitation in Mark 8. 34 – 36 to ‘deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow me’.
The Andante of Bach’s Violin Concerto in A Minor performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra opens the service, and we close with the hymn ’‘Take My Life and Let It Be’ performed by Paul Zach and Liz Vice.
Harbour Churches continue to prayer for Angie Portlock, Anne-Marie, Charlie Gray, Carrie Goddard, Gay and Stella Boyse, baby Elijah and Eloise.
We commend to God’s gracious keeping those who have died,praying for Lorraine Ellis, Kari McKercher, John Holmes and Derrick Pope.
The Collect for the second Sunday of Lent:
by the prayer and discipline of Lent
may we enter into the mystery of Christ’s sufferings,
and by following in his Way
come to share in his glory;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.