This Sunday evening we're doing things differently.
We're having a Taize service. Taize started out in a community in France. It includes simple, repetitive songs with beautiful harmonies, readings, reflections and periods of silence.
Do join us, our Space team and our wonderful friends from Songways as we explore the theme 'The Light Has Dawned' from Isaiah 9.
Refreshments will be served in the café from 6pm and we'll start at 6:30pm.
On Sunday Tim laid down the challenge to pray this prayer. It's a bold prayer to make at the start of 2019 or even to say every morning. There's no pressure to commit to this! It's totally up to you.
I am no longer my own, but yours.
Put me to what you will, rank me with whom you will;
put me to doing, put me to suffering;
let me be employed for you, or laid aside for you,
exalted for you, or brought low for you;
let me be full,
let me be empty,
let me have all things,
let me have nothing:
I freely and wholeheartedly yield all things
to your pleasure and disposal.
And now, glorious and blessed God,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
you are mine and I am yours. So be it.
And the covenant now made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven.
(Prayer by John Wesley)
At the start of advent we have set aside some time to pray for peace.
Advent Prayer Meeting
Tuesday 4th at 7:30pm.
Open Prayer Space
8:30pm on Tuesday evening to midday on Wednesday.
Wednesday 5th at midday.
Our next Silent Prayer time will take place on Monday 3rd December at 6pm. You are welcome to come and join us for a collaborative time of silent prayer.
There are plenty of opportunities to join God's people from across Bath as we unite in prayer for our city. One of which is CHOPs (Community Houses of Prayer), which meet monthly across the city to contend for God's Kingdom to come and for the wellbeing, transformation and renewal of our city. They are also having a conference in just a couple of weeks.
CHOP Community House of Prayer Conference
Saturday 22 September 9.30am until 1.00pm
St Saviour's Church, Larkhall, Bath BA1 6QG (free street parking)