Monday, 20 September 2021

Church Service on Sunday, September 26, 2021

Please note:  Because of the current COVID situation and the decree from the mayor, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week.  Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. 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 aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.


The readings for this eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm:  Psalm 19:7-14
First Reading:  Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22
Second Reading:  James 5:13-20
Gospel:  Mark 9:38-50


Collect

Grant, O merciful God,
that your Church,
being gathered by your Holy Spirit into one,
may show forth your power among all peoples,
to the glory of your name;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.



Sunday, 12 September 2021

Church Service on Sunday, September 19, 2021

Please note:  Because of the current COVID situation and the decree from the mayor, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week.  Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.



Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.  James 3:13-18


The readings for this seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm:  Psalm 54
First Reading:  Proverbs 31:10-31
Second Reading:  James 3:13 - 4:3, 7-8a
Gospel:  
Mark 9:30-37


Collect:

Almighty God,
you created the heavens and the earth,
and made us in your image.
Teach us to discern your hand
in all your works
and to serve you
with reverence and thanksgiving;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.
Amen

Monday, 6 September 2021

Church Service on Sunday, September 12, 2021

Please note:  Because of the current COVID situation and the decree from the mayor, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week.  Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

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Jesus carrying the cross

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it. What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when he comes in his Father’s glory with the holy angels.”  Mark 8:34-38


The readings for this sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm:  Psalm 116:1-9
First Reading:  Proverbs 1:20-33
Second Reading:  James 3:1-12
Gospel:  
Mark 8:27-38


Collect:

Almighty God,
you call your Church to witness
that in Christ we are reconciled to you.
Help us so to proclaim
the good news of your love,
that all who hear it may turn to you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.
Amen


Sunday, 29 August 2021

Church Service on Sunday, September 5, 2021

Please note:  Because of the current COVID situation and the decree from the mayor, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week.  Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.


Faith without action is dead

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.  James 2:14-17

The readings for this fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm:  Psalm 146
First Reading:  Proverbs 22:1-2; 8-9; 22-23
Second Reading: James 2:1-10;11-17
Gospel: 
Mark 7:24-37


Collect:

Stir up, O Lord,

the wills of your faithful people,

that richly bearing the fruit of good works,

we may by you be richly rewarded;

through Jesus Christ our Lord,

who is alive and reigns

with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.



Sunday, 22 August 2021

Church Service on Sunday, August 29, 2021

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

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My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.

James 1:19-25


The readings for this fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9
First Reading: Song of Solomon 2:8-13
Second Reading: James 1:17-27
Gospel: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23


Collect:

Almighty and ever-living God,
you are the author and giver of all good things.
Graft in our hearts the love of your name,
increase in us true religion,
nourish us with all goodness,
and of your great mercy keep us in the same;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Church Service on Sunday, August 22, 2021

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link) in your homes.


How lovely is your dwelling place,
    Lord Almighty!
My soul yearns, even faints,
    for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and my flesh cry out
    for the living God.
Even the sparrow has found a home,
    and the swallow a nest for herself,
    where she may have her young—
a place near your altar,
    Lord Almighty, my King and my God.
Blessed are those who dwell in your house;
    they are ever praising you.

Psalm 84:1-4


The readings for this thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 84
First Reading: 1 Kings 8: 22-30, 41-43
Second Reading: Ephesians 6:10-20
Gospel: John 6:56-69


Collect:

Almighty God,
you have taught us
that without love
all our doings are worth nothing.
Send your Holy Spirit,
and pour into our hearts
that most excellent gift of love,
the true bond of peace and of all virtues;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Sunday, 8 August 2021

Church Service on Sunday, August 15, 2021

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here* (click on this link) in your homes.


Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:15-20


The readings for this twelfth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 111
First Reading: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14
Second Reading: Ephesians 5:15-20
Gospel: John 6:51-58


Collect:

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and sent into our hearts the Spirit of your Son.
Give us grace
to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that all people may know
the glorious liberty
of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.


Monday, 2 August 2021

Church Service on Sunday, August 8, 2021

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The readings for this eleventh Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 130
First Reading: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33
Second Reading:  Ephesians 4:25-5:2
Gospel: John 6:35, 41-51


Collect:

Almighty God,
you sent your Holy Spirit
to be the life and light of your Church.
Open our hearts to the riches of your grace,
that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit
in love, joy, and peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Monday, 26 July 2021

Church Service on Sunday, August 1, 2021

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Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

Ephesians 4:2-6



The readings for this tenth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 51:1-12
First Reading: 2 Samuel 11:26 - 12:13a
Second Reading:  Ephesians 4:1-16
Gospel: John 6:24-35


Collect:

Almighty God,
your Son Jesus Christ
fed the hungry
with the bread of his life
and the word of his kingdom.
Renew your people with your heavenly grace,
and in all our weakness
sustain us by the true and living bread,
Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.





Monday, 19 July 2021

Church Service on Sunday, July 25, 2021

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When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake, where they got into a boat and set off across the lake for Capernaum. By now it was dark, and Jesus had not yet joined them. A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough. When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were frightened. But he said to them, “It is I; don’t be afraid.” Then they were willing to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached the shore where they were heading.

John 6:16-21


The readings for this eighth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 14
First Reading: 2 Samuel 11:1-15
Second Reading:  Ephesians 3:14-21
Gospel: John 6:1-21


Collect:

O God, the protector of all who trust in you,
without you nothing is strong, nothing is holy.
Increase and multiply upon us your mercy,
that with you as our ruler and guide,
we may so pass through things temporal,
that we lose not the things eternal;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever and ever.


Sunday, 11 July 2021

Church Service on Sunday, July 18, 2021

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For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, and in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross, by which he put to death their hostility. He came and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit.

Ephesians 2:14-18


The readings for this eighth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 89:20-37
First Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-14
Second Reading:  Ephesians 2:11-22
Gospel:  Mark 6:30-34; 53-56


Collect:

Almighty God,
your Son has opened for us
a new and living way into your presence.
Give us pure hearts and constant wills
to worship you in spirit and in truth;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Monday, 5 July 2021

Church Service on Sunday, July 11, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation in Vientiane, 
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. 

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Lift up your heads, you gates;
be lifted up, you ancient doors,
that the King of glory may come in.
Who is this King of glory?
The Lord strong and mighty,
the Lord mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads, you gates;
lift them up, you ancient doors,
that the King of glory may come in.
Who is he, this King of glory?
The Lord Almighty—
he is the King of glory.
Psalm 24: 7-10


The readings for this seventh Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 24
First Reading: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19
Second Reading:  Ephesians 1:3-14
Gospel: Mark 6:14-29 


Collect:
Almighty God,
you have made us for yourself,
and our hearts are restless
till they find their rest in you.
Give us peace in your service,
and in the world to come
the joy of seeing you face to face;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Monday, 28 June 2021

Church Service on Sunday, July 4, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation in Vientiane, 
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. 

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*Resources will be updated later in the week.



Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
2 Corinthians 12:7-10


The readings for this sixth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 48
First Reading: 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
Second Reading:  2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Gospel: Mark 6:1-13


Collect:
Almighty God,
your Son Jesus Christ has taught us
that what we do
for the least of your children
we do also for him.
Give us the will to serve others
as he was the servant of all,
who gave up his life and died for us,
but lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.


Monday, 21 June 2021

Church Service on Sunday, June 27, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation in Vientiane, 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. 

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If you aren't able to join us face to face, 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.







The readings for this fifth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 130
First Reading: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27
Second Reading:  2 Corinthians 8:7-15
Gospel: Mark 5:21-43


Collect:

Almighty God,
you have taught us through your Son
that love fulfils the law.
Grant us grace to love you
with all our heart,
all our soul,
all our mind,
all our strength,
and to love our neighbour as ourselves;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit, one God,
now and for ever.

Monday, 14 June 2021

Church Service on Sunday, June 20, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 lockdown and situation in Vientiane, we will not be meeting at ARDA this Sunday.

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 put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited. Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger; in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love; in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left; through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors; known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed; sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
2 Corinthians 6:3-10

The readings for this fourth Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 9:9-20
First Reading:  1 Samuel 17:32-49
Second Reading:  2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Gospel: Mark 4:35-41


Collect:

O God our defender,
when storms rage about us
and cause us to be afraid,
rescue your people from despair,
deliver your sons and daughters from fear,
and preserve us all from unbelief;
through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Church Service on Sunday, June 13, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation in Vientiane, 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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*Resources will be updated later in the week.





Again he said, “What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth. Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants, with such big branches that the birds can perch in its shade.” Mark 4:30-32



The readings for this third Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 20
First Reading: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13
Second Reading:  2 Corinthians 5:6-17
Gospel: Mark 4:26-34


Collect:

Almighty God,
without you we are not able to please you.
Mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit
may in all things direct and rule our hearts;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.



Monday, 31 May 2021

Church Service on Sunday, June 6, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 lockdown and situation in Vientiane, 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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*Resources will be updated later in the week.

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart;
    before the “gods” I will sing your praise.
I will bow down toward your holy temple
    and will praise your name
    for your unfailing love and your faithfulness,
for you have so exalted your solemn decree
    that it surpasses your fame.
 When I called, you answered me;
    you greatly emboldened me.

Psalm 138:1-3



The readings for this second Sunday after Pentecost:

Psalm: Psalm 138
First Reading:  1 Samuel 8:4-11, 16-20
Second Reading:  2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1
Gospel: Mark 3:20-35


Collect:
God of the nations,
you have revealed your will to all people
and promised us your saving help.
Grant us your grace,
both to hear and to do what you command,
that darkness may be overcome
by the power of your light;
through your Son Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Monday, 24 May 2021

Church Service on Sunday, May 30th, 2021

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Please note that due to the COVID-19 lockdown and situation in Vientiane, 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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If you aren't able to join us face to face, you are encouraged to use the Worship Service Resources provided here* (click on this link) in your homes.

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The readings for this Trinity Sunday:

Psalm: Psalm 29
First Reading:  Isaiah 6:1-8
Second Reading: Romans 8:12-17
Gospel: John 3:1-17


Collect:
Almighty and eternal God,
through your Word and Spirit
you created all things.
In Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh,
you reveal your salvation
in all the world.
Through your Holy Spirit,
you give us a share
in your life and love.
Keep us firm in this faith,
and fill us with the vision of your glory,
that we may serve and praise you all our days;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.