Welcome to our service of holy communion for Mothering Sunday. We wish you a blessed and peaceful day.
Rev Sue will preach and preside. We begin with the hymn “Living Lord”:
The service was livestreamed here: https://fb.watch/c01WuwL61A/
The readings are:
Rev Sue preached on the quality of mothering.
The intercessions were interspersed with a Ukranian Orthodox Kyrie.
The anthem sung during communion is “Ave Maria” (D Bednall)
The final hymn is “For the Beauty of the Earth”:
We would also like to draw your attention to this Ukrainian prayer, set to music earlier this month by John Rutter. He explains, “I hope the music speaks with my own voice, but in terms that reach out to the Ukrainian people in their hour of need.” A literal translation of the text is: Good Lord, protect Ukraine. Give her strength, courage, faith, hope.:
St Margaret’s Church Prestwich holds CCLI licences CCL 79250, MRL 775231 and 466111 for music streaming and One Licence M-40120 for music streaming.
Ave Maria (Bednall) © 2017 Oxford University Press