Monday, 11 May 2020

Church Service on Sunday, May 17, 2020


Please note that due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), CHS will not be holding services this Sunday at ARDA.

Instead, you are encouraged to use the
Worship Service Resources provided here*

 (click on this link) in your homes. 
*Resources will be updated later in the week.


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We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.

“If you love me, keep my commands. 
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate 
to help you and be with you forever— the Spirit of truth. 
The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. 
But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.  
I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.  
Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. 
Because I live, you also will live. 
On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.  
Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. 
The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, 
and I too will love them and show myself to them.”  
John 14:15-21

The lectionary readings for this sixth Sunday of Easter are:

Psalm:  Psalm 66:8-20
First reading:  Acts 17:22-31
Second reading:  1 Peter 3:13-22
Gospel:  John 14:15-21

The collect:

Merciful God, 
you have prepared for those who love you 
such good things as pass all understanding. 
Pour into our hearts such love toward you, 
that we, loving you above all things, 
may obtain your promises, 
which exceed all that we can desire; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who is alive and reigns with you 
and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever.