Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey



Prayer for September 2018

Evenings are drawing in; important exam results have been received and school holidays are coming to a close. These are some signs that we are witnessing the passing of summer.

We must not view this as forthcoming doom and gloom, but as a reminder that we should take time to look around us at the wonder of autumn .. morning dew on the grass, glorious sunsets, turning leaves and the never-failing Harvest signs .. golden crops, laden fruit trees and feverish farming activity, all reminders of God’s Almighty hand, providing all our needs, with the help of mother nature.

Dear Father, we all lead busy 21st century lives and often we need your help to slow down and take time to look around us, to witness all that you provide.

We thank you for providing for all our daily food. Without you, how would our seeds bring forth abundant harvests to feed our bodily needs.

Help us to consider the needs of others. We know that there is enough provision to feed 9 billion people. We ask your help to tackle the problem of still having food shortages within our 7.3 billion world population.

Grant us wisdom, strength and resolve, as your good earth rests through this coming winter, to do all in our power to make life on Earth a much better place than it is today, for all.

This we ask in the name of your beloved Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.

 

Magazine Editor

Notices

  • This Sunday

    Sunday 17 February             

    10.30 am   Family worship led by Angela Bevan, guest speaker Janet Davis

    6.30 pm  Evening Communion service in Abbey Hall Lounge led by the Minister

    Forthcoming Events

    Monday 18 February 

    10.30 am   MOT in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Tuesday 19 February 

    9.30 am     Prayer Group in Abbey Hall Lounge

    7.30 pm     Discussion Group in Abbey Hall Lounge – Creativity in Art, led by Derek Hiscocks 

    Wednesday 20 February

    2.00 – 4.00 pm Kettle’s On -Time for Tea in Abbey Hall Lounge 

    2.00 – 4.00 pm Table Tennis with RomDAG in Abbey Hall

    Friday 22 February

    7.30 pm Badminton in Abbey Hall

    Saturday 23 February

    10.30 am   Prayer Shawl Ministry in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Friday 1 March

    1.30 pm World Day of Prayer, followed by refreshments

    Sunday 3 March

    5.00 pm we are invited to “Think Globally and Biblically; Acting Locally and Practically”.  An informal service at Romsey Methodist Church focusing on the Biblical case for caring for the planet - with Revd Dave Bookless, Director of Theology, A Rocha

    Next Sunday

    Sunday 24 February             

    10.30 am  Family Worship: The Lord Planted a Garden - led by Averil Bamber

    6.30 pm    Songs of Praise – led by Derek Hiscocks

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