Start the day

In a Start the Day message for the first Friday in February, Bishop Paul and Sarah read from Psalm 34 and speak about how to renew your confidence in God especially when you feel surrounded by many difficulties: ‘Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.’ Bishops Paul also mentions the invitation to join in the Diocesan Day of Prayer next Thursday, especially with Evensong in the Minster at 5.30pm and

In a first Start the Day message for the New Year, Bishop Paul and Sarah read from Psalm 6, a prayer full of trouble and tears, and they pray especially for those who will be finding it very difficult and painful turning the corner into a New Year. They reflect on the difference it can make when you know that God really hears your weeping and counts your tears. And that one day Jesus will wipe away every tear. On Thursday 12

In a special Start the Day for Advent, Bishop Paul and Sarah reflect on how to find strength and hope in God when you are feeling weary or anxious during the busy and intense days leading to Christmas. They also express particular thanks to all the people who lead and serve in the parishes of the diocese, with a special mention of the many village churches. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dt23h41o8nA

In a very blustery and beautiful setting for Start the Day this morning, Bishop Paul and Sarah read from Ps77 and speak about how you can know God is with you and always at work, especially when you feel alone or afraid. Bishop Paul also speaks about the Diocesan Day of Prayer next Thursday 13th October, including a special invitation to supper after Evensong in the Minster at 5.30pm or before Worship in the State Chamber at 7.45pm. More details here. https://youtu.be/G1qajo6rIg0

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