Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 30 April, the day on which we remember Jesus as the Good Shepherd. It is also the day of our APCM, during which we review 2022. Rev Sue will preside.
We began with the hymn “The King of Love my Shepherd is”:
The service was livestreamed here: https://fb.watch/ke6eh02Voj/
The readings were:
Rev Sue’s address was interactive, and she gathered single words from the congregation that summed up why they attend each week. The list included hymns, fellowship, prayer, care, peace, duty, music, family, faith, love, thankfulness, belonging, consolation, togetherness, friendship, belief, and community. The full text of her sermon is here.
The anthem offered whilst communion was distributed was “He Shall Feed His Flock”, from Handel’s “Messiah”:
We concluded with the hymn “The Lord’s My Shepherd”:
Ater the service we held our APCM, and details will be included in the June Magazine.
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.