March 27, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
Allow yourself to meet with the presence of the Lord through his words to us, the Scriptures and by participating in worship from home using our LIVE streaming on Facebook or downloading worship from our website: www.stmaryschurchthorpe...

March 15, 2020

Today’s Readings

First Reading
Exodus 17:1-7
Despite all the mighty deeds that God has performed in bringing the people of Israel out of Egypt, they still doubt and complain whenever things seem uncertain.

Second Reading Romans 5:1-11
God does not demand that we chan...

March 8, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
God calls us to find new life in him, the creative light which overcomes darkness. We come to him in worship and thanksgiving with our hearts open to hear his word, to repent of our sins and receive the new life he offers in the holy sa...

March 1, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
Just as Jesus knew our human weakness and temptation, so he came to show us a new way to live. We live that life with his example and in the power of the Spirit. As we worship together as members of the same Body, may we allow ourselves...

February 23, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
We come to worship the God who transfigures our lives and enables us to talk to him, face to face. Let us come into God’s presence with confidence and joy.

Today’s Readings
First Reading
Exodus 24:12-18
God calls Moses up a high mounta...

February 16, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
“O Lord, our sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth!” We give thanks and praise that in this service the God of all creation comes amongst us and makes himself known in the simple sacrament of bread and wine.

Today’s Rea...

February 9, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
The Lord calls out “Come who are weary and heavy laden and I will give you rest.” Let us gather together to worship the Lord and receive from him.

Today's Readings

First Reading
Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12]
The prophet Isaiah casts his eye...

February 2, 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship
Today is the Feast of the Presentation, when Jesus was taken to the Temple to become fully integrated into his community, according to the Law. His divine identity was confirmed by the prophet-witnesses and his acceptance gave him the s...

January 5, 2020

This Evening’s Bible Reading Matthew 2:1-12
The coming of Gentile magi, the direction of the star, the gifts for the Messiah: all for the worship of the new-born king. Yet the clash between light and dark, praise and fear, foreshadow the end of the Gospel even in its b...