Monday, 25 May 2020

Church Service on Sunday, May 31, 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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On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, 
with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, 
Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 
After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. 
The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.

Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” 
And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 
If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; 
if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.”
John 20:19-23

The lectionary readings for this day of Pentecost are:

First reading:  Acts 2:1-21
Second reading:  1 Corinthians 12:3b-13
Gospel:  John 20:19-23

The collect:

Almighty and ever-living God,
you fulfilled the promises of Easter
by sending your Holy Spirit
and opening the way of life eternal
to every race and nation.
Keep us in the unity of your Spirit,
that every tongue may tell of your glory;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.