The worship for 24 May 2020 can be found in several videos:
- Three videos that form a service of Holy Communion
- An organ voluntary
- Videos for members of the Young Church and their households
- A song for Young Church, the young choristers (and everyone else) to learn
- A candle lighting liturgy for use in the home
- An invitation to provide something for next week’s worship
- A podcast – Health, Mental Health and Climage Change
As access to the cathedral building is restricted, this week’s worship takes the form of a house eucharist hosted by the Provost from his home. Other voices come from members of the congregation, some of whom are self-isolating at home. This Sunday’s sermon is preached by the Vice Provost, the Rev Canon Oliver Brewer-Lennon. Robert and Diane Elliot read from the Bible, Sister AJ Whybrow leads the Intercessions, and the organ voluntary, Adagio from Suite modale, Op 43 (Flor Peeters), was recorded by Steven McIntyre on the organ at Dunblane Cathedral a few weeks ago. Magnus Walker sings the Gloria, Sanctus and Benedictus from a setting by Malcolm Archer accompanied by Frikki Walker. Music at communion is the Allegro from a Telemann A Minor Sonanta played by Les and Rona MacLeod.
In our readings at this time, the disciples receive their great commission to begin from Jerusalem – the place where they are – and move outwards to Judea, Samaria and the ends of the earth. The images in our worship this week begin where the cathedral is located. They also include several maps.
These include …
- a map of Renfrewshire created by Timothy Pont 1560-1614. This map is released by the National Library of Scotland under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
- a 12th century plan of Jerusalem from the Natrionale Bibliotheek of the Netherlands available through Wikipedia.
- A map of the world – Gall Peters projection created by Daniel R. Strebe and released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported licence – https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en
Download a PDF transcript of the service here:
20200524 Online Worship – 7 Easter
The Ministry of the Word
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The following videos have been prepared for members of the Young Church by Rosemary Hannah & Sophie Agrell. Subtitles are provided; click on CC (Close Captions) on the video.
Song for Young Church and Choristers
A Lucernarium for Easter
A candle-lighting liturgy for use at home during the COVID-19 pandemic
Find the Order of Service along with a downloadable PDF with musical responses here.
Provide a Flame for Pentecost
For the Day of Pentecost, we’re asking folk to send us flames.
You can download the flame graphic here, or you can draw this flame on your own. Once you’ve got the drawing, added optional colours or any other elements to suit, take a photograph of it (maybe with you in it, if you want) and send it to email@example.com.
On the Day of Pentecost, we’ll feature these pictures in the Cathedral’s Online Worship and see tongues of fire resting on God’s people from around the world.
Deadline: Thursday 28 May 2020
Health, Mental Health and Climate Chage
The following podcast is the first of four talks curated by St Mary’s connected to the theme of Climate Change and was released this week. More details on www.climatetalk.thecathedral.org.uk
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