Thoughts for the week…

St Mary's Church, Orchardleigh courtesy of David King
St Mary the Virgin Orchardleigh

While we are ‘closed for services’ during the Coronavirus crisis this page will have some thoughts from some of those who should have been leading services in the benefice and others.

The oldest thoughts are at the bottom of the page.

Sunday 28th June, John Beaven’s Thoughts for the third Sunday after Trinity

Thoughts for the third Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 21st June, Rt Revd Rob Martin’s Thoughts for the second Sunday after Trinity

Thoughts for the second Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 14th June, Caroline White’s Thoughts for the first Sunday after Trinity

Thoughts for the first Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 7th June, Thoughts for Trinity Sunday

Thoughts for Trinity Sunday

Sunday 31st May, Thoughts for Whitsunday (the Feast of Pentecost) from the Revd John Samways

Thoughts for Whitsunday

Sunday 24th May, Thoughts for the Sunday after Ascension

Thoughts for the Sunday after Ascension

Sunday 17th May, Thoughts for the Fifth Sunday after Easter from Revd David Clark who leads the wedding ministry in the parish

Thoughts for the Fifth Sunday after Easter

Sunday 10th May, Thoughts for the Fourth Sunday after Easter from Rt Revd Rob Martin, an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Bath and Wells who helps with ministry in the benefice

Rt Revd Rob Martin’s Thoughts for the fourth Sunday after Easter

Sunday 3rd May, Thoughts for the Third Sunday after Easter from Caroline Pomeroy, Director of Climate Stewards and Environmental Advisor, Diocese of Bath and Wells

Caroline Pomeroy’s Thoughts for the third Sunday after Easter

Sunday 26th April, Peter Wren’s thoughts for the Second Sunday after Easter

Peter Wren’s thoughts for the second Sunday after Easter

Sunday 19th April A Reflection for the first Sunday after Easter

Reflection for the first Sunday after Easter

Revd David Gatliffe, who helps with our wedding ministry, has sent us an Easter Message, read it here.

Revd David Gatliffe’s Easter Message

Sunday 12th April, Prayers readings and reflection for Easter Day by Revd Andrew Kellett

Reflections for Easter Day

A Good Friday (10 April) Reflection by Edmund Phillimore

Palm Sunday, Sunday 5th April, Prayer, readings and reflections

Reflections for Palm Sunday

For the 5th Sunday in Lent (Passion Sunday), 29th March, it is available only as a downloadable pdf document, we hope that in subsequent weeks it will also be available in audio form for easy listening.

Sunday 29th March, Passion Sunday, reflection by Revd Noel Hawkins