URC Daily Devotion  27th March 2020

Friday 27th March My Song is Love Unknown (R&S) 207Samuel Crossman (1624 – 84) My song is love unknown,My Saviour’s love to me;Love to the loveless shown,That they might lovely be.O who am I,That for my sakeMy Lord should takeFrail flesh, and die? He came from His blest throneSalvation to bestow;But men made strange, and […]

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Sunday’s Coming

Dear <<First Name>> Welcome to all our new subscribers.  Since last Thursday over a 1,000 of you have subscribed.  I hope you are finding the daily prayer and reflection helpful. As you know each Sunday we are sending out the transcript and recording for a Sunday service.  This week the service is led by the Rev’d […]

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URC Daily Devotion  25th March 2020

Wednesday 25th March At The Cross Her Vigil Keeping CH4 38713th Century At the cross her vigil keepingstood the mournful mother weepingwhere he hung, the dying Lord.for her soul, of joy bereaved,bowed with sorrow, deeply grieved,passed the sharp and piercing sword. 2. Who, on Christ’s dear mother gazing,pierced with anguish so amazing,born of woman, would […]

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URC Daily Devotion  24th March 2020

Tuesday 24th March Lifted High On Your Cross CH4 386Ian Cowie (1923-2005)  Tune Pulling Bracken Lifted high on your cross,drawing all folk, drawing all folk;lifted high on your cross,drawing all folk to you. Down you came to live among uspart of your creation,knowing poverty and sorrowsharing each temptation. On the gallows there they nail youGod […]

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URC Daily Devotion 23rd March 2020

Monday 23rd March Here Hangs a Man Discarded CH4 385Brian Wren Tune Shrub End  (Passion Chorale works well if verses are doubled)© Stainer and Bell 1975 Here hangs a man discarded,a scarecrow hoisted high,a nonsense pointing nowhereto all who hurry by. Can such a clown of sorrowsstill bring a useful wordwhen faith and hope seem phantomsand […]

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Sunday Service from the URC for 22nd March 2020

Sunday Worship from the United Reformed Churchfor Sunday 22nd March  Today’s service comes from the Spire Church, a Methodist and United Reformed Church local ecumenical partnership at Farnham in Surrey.  The service is led by the Rev’d Michael Hopkins. Call to Worship Come to the God who loves you.Come to the God in whose presence you are […]

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Sunday’s Service

Sunday’s Service Dear Friends, over the last few days we have prepared worship for Sunday morning.  We are grateful to the Rev’d Michael Hopkins, minister of the Spire Church in Farnham, for preparing and recording a service so quickly.  It will be sent out to you, via email, at 10am on Sunday morning.  When you […]

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URC Daily Devotion  19th March 2020

Thursday 19th March God of Our YesterdaysStF 241 © Matt Redman Thank You Music 2008 When we were in the darkest nightand wondered if our eyes would ever see the lightYou were there Lord.When we were in the stormy galeand wondered if we’d ever live in peace againYou were there Lord.You were there in the struggle.You […]

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URC Daily Devotion  18th March 2020

Wednesday 18th March Jesus Tempted in the Desert(Ebenezer [Ton-Y-Botel]) Herman G Stuempfle © 1993 GIA Publications Jesus, tempted in the desert,lonely, hungry, filled with dread;“Use the power,” the tempter tells him;“Turn these barren rocks to bread!”“Not alone by bread,” he answers,“Can the human heart be filled.Only by the Word that calls usis our deepest hunger stilled!” […]

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