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Remembrance.

Holy Week

39Wednesday 12 April

The incarnation is not just for Christmas!   Jesus tells his disciples to remember his presence, his words actions and his very love each time we eat a meal in His name. In church that means bread and wine, but at home or with a friend is a time to look across a table and know that  Jesus did the same, the night before he was betrayed. In his life, his real life, he ate and shared and told us to do likewise.

Question: Across a table, over a meal, what is it you do that was the                                       same for Jesus. He said ‘Do this in remembrance of me.’

Where will you take that thought today?

Prayer: Teach me to repeat your actions as I eat and as I share your life with others, help me to pray in the ordinary actions of this day and all in remembrance of your incarnate life. Amen

 

 

A Hand in the Dish.

Thursday 28 January

Matthew 26: 17-35 was the reading at morning prayer the other day. We heard the account from the last supper when Jesus pointed out the one to betray him was the one who dipped the bread in the bowl. Then Judas name is mentioned and we all tend to nod and recognise the “bad ‘un”.

And then one of those moments of awareness.

The account goes on to tell of Jesus  predicting the abandonment by all the disciples. Did not they all dip bread with him, weren’t all of them betrayers of trust?

We all look for the Judas without recognising our hand in the dish.

In the Family

2nd March 2015

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Sometimes the Church disappoints us.

Father George says that’s because we sometimes forget that we are part of a team – God is ours not mine! So we have to compromise.

Remember the heart of the church is the Lord ’s Table where we share in Holy Communion together. In the words that are used week by week we say: “We are one body because we all share in one bread.”

Rev’d Janet Sargent – Associate Priest at Huddersfield Parish Church.