Weekly information sheet for the weeks commencing 7th and 14th February 2021 and Readings for these weeks.

Following a request from the Directors of Public Health in Lancashire to all faith communities to suspend communal worship to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 and protect the NHS, Worship Services across the Circuit are suspended.

For the remainder of the month there will be a live streamed service from one of the Circuit churches.

Sunday 7th February 10.30 a.m. Circuit Service hosted by Church Road Methodist Church and led by Rev Stephen Heath. To access the service go to https://www.facebook.com/ChurchRoadMethodistChurch/

Sunday 7th February 7.00 p.m. District Zoom Service – Preacher Vice President of Conference Carolyn Lawrence

To join:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83045763962?pwd=b3ZDa2ZqYUJQUTRGMVgzenBQd01TUT09    Meeting ID: 830 45763962   Password: DZS21

 Sunday 14th February 10.30 a.m. Circuit Service from Kirkham Methodist Church led by Rev. Alan Clark. To access the service go to https://www.facebook.com/kirkhammethodist  

Sundays at 11.30 a.m. There is an invitation to join in fellowship by Zoom with others from around the Circuit hosted by Deacon Kim. To join https://zoom.us/j/98170029407?pwd=L0xONGplak1JNVJuRTZXQmhINTZZUT09

Mondays 6.00-6.15 p.m. Circuit Prayer Meeting via Zoom – To join  Meeting  ID: 830 0454 1832 Passcode: 687000 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83004541832?pwd=d3YzQnN0aGU2TlVXWFZOOWVGYklSZz09

You can also ring in on 01 203 901 7895. Feb 8th we are praying for The Church throughout the world

Readings for the week commencing 7th February 2021 – Forgiveness and Reconciliation

If you would like some background on the readings and points to ponder please go to https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/the-bible/a-word-in-time/     

SundayMark 1:29-39Psalm 147STF 653O Christ, the Healer, we have come
MondayLuke 7:36-50Psalm 74:1-17STF 454Where shall my wondering soul begin?
TuesdayLuke 8:1-3Psalm 74:18-23STF 255The kingdom of God
WednesdayLuke 8:4-15Psalm 75:1-7STF 470Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided
ThursdayLuke 8:16-18Psalm 76STF 59Lord, I come before your throne of grace
FridayLuke 8:19-21Psalm 77STF 685In Christ there is no east or west
SaturdayLuke 8:22-25Psalm 78:1-7STF 241When we were in the darkest night

Readings for the week commencing 14th February 2021 – Repentance and Renewal

SundayMark 9:2-13Psalm 2STF 259Jesus, on the mountain peak
MondayExodus 24:12-18Psalm 80STF 560My eyes be open to your presence
Tuesday2 Peter 1:16-21Psalm 81STF 626Even though I walk through the valley
WednesdayMatthew 6:1-6, 16-21Psalm 51STF 236Forty days and forty nights
Thursday2 Corinthians 3:12 – 4:2Psalm 84STF 134Christ, whose glory fills the skies
FridayJohn 12:27-36aPsalm 85STF 397The Spirit lives to set us free
SaturdayLuke 9: 28-36Psalm 86:1-13STF 261Transfigured Christ, none comprehends

Peace be with you.    Stephen