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Online Services and Readings 

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Every on-line service can be found below, and can be viewed by clicking on the date. Orders of service for these acts of worship, and a hymn sheet for Sunday's service, are available below. 

From 18th April 2021 Sunday morning and Wednesday morning Holy Communion services are in the church building as well as on-line. Booking is required in advance to attend these services - please email sthelensashby@gmail.com
 

Our services are:


Prayer for the Day
  • Catch up below with our most recent series of daily morning prayers - 'Desert Island Hymns' which ran from 12th January to 16th February, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.00am
Holy Communion 
  • Wednesdays 10.00am
  • Second, third and fourth Sundays of the month 10.30am
Both services are live on the Flagstaff Family of Churches Facebook page, and subsequently are available here for 'catch up' 

All-Age
  • First Sunday of the month 10.30am
Saturday Morning Prayers
  • In church at 09:30 
Night Prayer/Compline -
  • All our on-line Compline services are available to watch again below.

Services and hymn sheets:

Orders of service are available below:  

Catch up on any services you missed, or listen again:


16th June - Holy Communion with Revd Mary

13th June - Holy Communion with Revd Margaret (We had technical difficulties with the initial connection. Here is 'part 2')

6th June - All-Age - Happy!

2nd June - BCP Holy Communion

30th May - Team Service: Holy Communion for the Flagstaff Family of Churches
                  Trinity Sunday & farewell to Revd Stewart, Zoe & Joanna

26th May -  Holy Communion

23rd May -  Holy Communion service for Pentecost from Breedon on the Hill

19th May -  Holy Communion

16th May - Holy Communion service for 7th Sunday of Easter

13th May - Ascension Day service

12th May -  Holy Communion 

9th May - Holy Communion service for 6th Sunday of Easter

5th May - Holy Communion

2nd May - All-Age worship 

16th April - A service to pray for the Royal Family on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral

4th April - Easter Sunday - Holy Communion for Easter Sunday

4th April - Easter Sunday - Holy Week stories for children (& a song!) - a happy day

2nd April - Good Friday - 'Witnesses'

2nd April - Good Friday - 'The Last Hour'

2nd April - Good Friday - Holy Week stories for children - a dreadful day

1st April - Maundy Thursday Holy Communion

1st April - Holy Week stories for children - an important meal

31st March - Night Prayer for Holy Week

30th March - Night Prayer for Holy Week

30th March - Holy Week stories for children - a woman and her coins

29th March - Night Prayer (compline) for Holy Week

28th March - Palm Sunday service

28th March - Holy Week stories for children - Palm Sunday

21st March - Fifth Sunday of Lent

14th March - Mothering Sunday


17th February - 10 am A traditional Holy Communion service (Common Worship) for Ash Wednesday

16th February - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

11th February - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - No Longer Slaves

9th February - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - Oh Christ Who Holds the Open                                                         Gate

4th February - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - In Christ Alone

2nd February - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - My Song is Love Unknown

31st January - Flagstaff Team Service from Worthington, led by Revd Tim

28th January - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - The Lord's My Shepherd

26th January - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - God is Love: and he enfoldeth
                                                                                    all the world in one embrace

22nd January - a one-off Compline thinking about our friend, Alan, and the other 1400                            deaths from Covid-19 yesterday

21st January - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - 
                    Through all the changing scenes of life, in trouble and in joy

19th January - Prayer for the Day 'Desert Island Hymn' - Beauty In Brokenness

14th January - Prayer for the Day Another 'Desert Island Hymn' - How Great Thou Art

12th January - Prayer for the Day Day 1 of our 'Desert Island Hymns' strand -
                                                  Jesus the Name High Over All

6th January - Prayer for the Day Chalking

5th January - Prayer for the Day Bringing God's kingdom nearer? Or not?

4th January - Prayer for the Day He began so small

2nd January - Prayer for the Day Put your hand in God's hand

1st January - Prayer for the Day Looking to the future

31st December - Prayer for the Day Ring out the old, ring in the new

30th December - Prayer for the Day Sheep and goats

29th December - Prayer for the Day Presents and presence

28th December - Prayer for the Day Massacre of the Innocents

26th December - Prayer for the Day Christ with us forever, not just for Christmas

25th December - All-Age Holy Communion (including firework!)

24th December - Holy Communion 'Midnight Mass'

24th December - Children's Nativity & Carols

24th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 25 - Mary

23rd December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O Emmanuel 

23rd December - Bedtime story

23rd December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 24 - Joseph

22nd December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O King of the Nations

22nd December - Bedtime story

22nd December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 23 - Zechariah

21st December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O Morning Star

21st December - Bedtime story Joseph's Dream

21st December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 22 - Habakkuk

20th December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O Key of David

20th December - Bedtime story

20th December - Service of Christmas Carols and Readings

20th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 21 - Jonah

19th December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O Root of Jesse

19th December - Bedtime story

19th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 20 - Daniel

18th December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O Lord

18th December - Bedtime story

18th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 19 - Isaiah

17th December - Compline Advent Antiphons - O Wisdom

17th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 18 - Nehemiah

16th December - Compline 

16th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 17 - Elijah

15th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 16 - Solomon

14th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 15 - David

13th December - Christingle

13th December - Communion What are you going to do about justice?

13th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 14 - Ruth

12th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 13 - Samson

11th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 12 - Gideon

10th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 11 - Joshua

9th December - Compline

9th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 10 - Rahab

8th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 9 - Aaron

7th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 8 - Miriam

6th December - All-Age Service The Prophets knew

6th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 7 - Moses

5th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 6 - Joseph

4th December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 5 - Jacob

3rd December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 4 - Abraham & Sarah

2nd December - Compline/Night Prayer Come, Lord Jesus

2nd December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day3 - Noah & his family

1st December - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 2 - Adam & Eve 

30th November - Prayer for the Day Jesse Tree Advent Calendar, Day 1 - Creation

29th November - Advent Carol Service The light 

28th November - Prayer for the Day 

27th November - Prayer for the Day Living hope

26th November - Prayer for the Day In the arms of the shepherd

24th November - Prayer for the Day Who do you think you are?

23rd November - Prayer for the Day Will your anchor (cable) hold?

21st November - Prayer for the Day Stretch your hand out

20th November - Prayer for the Day The importance of stories 

19th November - Prayer for the Day  Perseverance ...

16th November - Prayer for the Day Are you obeying the rules?

14th November - Prayer for the Day Blurred vision

13th November - Prayer for the Day What's in your mug?

12th November - Prayer for the Day Remembering

10th November - Prayer for the Day May you hear Him

9th November - Prayer for the Day Do not be afraid

8th November - Remembrance For the Fallen

7th November - Prayer for the Day St Martin

6th November - Prayer for the Day Unanswered prayers

5th November - Prayer for the Day Are you a good passenger?

3rd November - Prayer for the Day Encouragement

2nd November - Prayer for the Day This too shall pass

1st November - All Age service Benefiting from the encouragement of 'the saints'

31st October - Prayer for the Day Doing the best things in the worst times

30th October - Prayer for the Day Rainbows in the puddles

29th October - Prayer for the Day

27th October - Prayer for the Day Being Thankful

26th October - Prayer for the Day Ted Talk 2

24th October - Prayer for the Day Needing a deeper magic

23rd October - Prayer for the Day Being prepared to wait

22nd October - Prayer for the Day Keeping Going

20th October - Prayer for the Day The privilege of owning a Bible

19th October - Prayer for the Day Feeling like an outsider

17th October - Prayer for the Day Being more Brownlee

16th October - Prayer for the Day Hospitality in difficult times

15th October - Prayer for the Day One step enough ...

13th October - Prayer for the Day Patience

12th October - Prayer for the Day Ted Talk 1 

10th October - Prayer for the Day Noticing ...

9th October - Prayer for the Day Imagine no religion

8th October - Prayer for the Day Asking the right question?

6th October - Prayer for the Day The Recognition Conundrum

5th October - Prayer for the Day Not being able to praise as we ought

4th October - All-Age Worship Harvest Celebration

3rd October - Prayer for the Day Silence and noise

2nd October - Prayer for the Day 

1st October - Prayer for the Day On dying, and living fully ...

29th September - Night prayer/compline Praising the lamb of God

29th September - Prayer for the Day Prejudices

28th September - Prayer for the Day What's Stewart doing in his attic??

26th September - Prayer for the Day God in prison

25th September - Prayer for the Day Being uncomfortable for the Kingdom

24th September - Night prayer/Compline God's blessings even in dark times

24th September - Prayer for the Day Where do you live?

22nd September - Night prayer/Compline The light shines in the darkness

22nd September - Prayer for the Day Honouring difference...

21st September - Prayer for the Day Being heard 

19th September - Prayer for the Day Working on the 'garden' of our heart

18th September - Prayer for the Day The difficulties of difference

17th September - Night Prayer/Compline Another kind of courage 

17th September - Prayer for the Day - Kindness

15th September - Night Prayer/Compline Jesus' love - even for those who go unnoticed

15th September - Prayer for the Day The glory of God's creation

14th September - Prayer for the Day Playing second fiddle

13th September - Evening Prayer BCP from St Helen's church building - ... and grace will                                                                                                           lead me home

12th September - Prayer for the Day Seeking comfort

11th September - Prayer for the Day Powerlessness revisited

10th September - Night Prayer 

10th September - Prayer for the Day - Living water

8th September - Night Prayer - I once was blind but now I see

8th September - Prayer for the Day Homeward bound 

7th September - Prayer for the Day Are you listening? 

6th September - All-Age Worship

5th September - Prayer for the Day Rhythms of grace...

4th September - Prayer for the Day  Patience

3rd September - Night Prayer My soul finds rest in God

3rd September - Prayer for the Day  Ashby's Street Pastors

1st September - Night Prayer Turn back, O man, forswear thy foolish ways

1st September - Prayer for the Day Forgiving yourself

31st August - Night Prayer Who is Jesus??

31st August - Prayer for the Day #Bemoreus - addressing loneliness

29th August - Prayer for the Day - What do we need to thrive in God's garden?

28th August - Night Prayer - The risk of speaking truth to power

28th August - Prayer for the Day - Taking time

27th August - Night Prayer

27th August - Prayer for the Day - Shoes!

25th August - Night Prayer

25th August - Prayer for the Day

24th August - Night Prayer

24th August - Prayer for the Day. The Harry Moment ...

23rd August - Evening Prayer. From St Helen's Church Building.

22nd August - Prayer for the Day

21st August - Night Prayer

21st August - Prayer for the Day

20th August - Night Prayer

20th August - Prayer for the Day. For the forgotten Key Workers ...

18th August - Night Prayer

18th August - Prayer for the Day. Being in the armed services and a Christian

17th August - Night Prayer 

17th August - Prayer for the Day. A God is of relationships not algorithms

16th August - Evening Prayer from St Helen's Church building - Giants of faith

15th August - Prayer for the Day. If you look for God's blessings, they are there.

14th August - Prayer for the Day. A recipe 

13th August - Night Prayer. Resting in your love

13th August - Morning Prayer

11th August - Night Prayer

11th August - Prayer for the Day. Friendship ...

10th August - Night Prayer

10th August - Prayer for the Day. We are made to share. Literally.

9th August - Evening Prayer from the St Helen's Church building 

8th August - Prayer for the Day. Lockdown lesson #3: the beauty of simplicity....

7th August - Night Prayer. "I will go, Lord, if you lead me."

7th August - Prayer for the Day. Being encouragers

6th August - Night Prayer. Transfiguration

6th August - Prayer for the Day. Speaking up 

4th August - Night Prayer. James, a 'No nonsense' Christian

4th August - Prayer for the Day. Forgiveness

3rd August - Night Prayer

3rd August - Prayer for the Day. Should we be Mary or Martha?

2nd August - Evening Prayer from the St Helen's church building, including the arrival                                              of the Queen of Sheba, and a Mediterranean cruise.

1st August - Prayer for the Day. The privilege of prayer

31st July - Night Prayer

31st July - Prayer for the Day. Feeding the imagination

30th July - Night Prayer

30th July - Prayer for the Day. A Sacrifice of Praise....

28th July - Night Prayer 

28th July - Prayer for the Day. Unconscious bias

27th July - Night Prayer God is our rock, a shelter, a refuge, strength, and a shield.

27th July - Prayer for the Day. Glimpses of God

26th July - Evening Prayer from a church building for first time since lockdown began

25th July - Our Morning Prayer. Lockdown lesson #2: The Parable of Zoom ...

24th July - Night Prayer

24th July - Our Morning Prayer. Don't put the tent pegs in too deep ...

23rd July - Night Prayer

23rd July - Our Morning Prayer. Integrity ...

22nd July - Night Prayer

21st July - Night Prayer

21st July - Our Morning Prayer. On a journey - together

20th July - Night Prayer

20th July - Our Morning Prayer. Heaven?

18th July - Our Morning Prayer. Anchored to hope ...

17th July - Night Prayer

17th July - Our Morning Prayer

16th July - Night Prayer

16th July - Our Morning Prayer

15th July - Night Prayer

14th July - Night Prayer

14th July - Our Morning Prayer

13th July - Night Prayer

13th July - Our Morning Prayer

11th July - Our Morning Prayer. Light ...

10th July - Night Prayer

10th July - Our Morning Prayer. Creativity and Community ...

9th July - Night Prayer

9th July - Our Morning Prayer

8th July - Night Prayer

7th July - Night Prayer

7th July - Our Morning Prayer

6th July - Night Prayer

6th July - Our Morning Prayer. Powerlessness #1

4th July - Our Morning Prayer. Super Saturday

3rd July - Our Morning Prayer

2nd July - Night Prayer

2nd July - Our Morning Prayer

1st July - Night Prayer

30th June - Night Prayer

30th June - Our Morning Prayer

29th June - Night Prayer

29th June - Our Morning Prayer

27th June - Our Morning Prayer

26th June - Night Prayer

26th June - Our Morning Prayer

25th June - Night Prayer

25th June - Our Morning Prayer. Stability in shifting times ...

24th June - Night Prayer

23rd June - Night Prayer

23rd June - Our Morning Prayer

22nd June - Night Prayer

22nd June - Our Morning Prayer

21st June - Night Prayer

20th June - Night Prayer

20th June - Our Morning Prayer

19th June - Night Prayer

19th June - Our Morning Prayer

18th June - Night Prayer

18th June - Our Morning Prayer

17th June - Night Prayer

16th June - Night Prayer

16th June - Our Morning Prayer

15th June - Night Prayer

15th June - Our Morning Prayer

14th June - Night Prayer

13th June - Night Prayer

13th June - Our Morning Prayer. The Lord is my Light and my Salvation ...

12th June - Night Prayer

12th June - Our Morning Prayer

11th June - Night Prayer

11th June - Our Morning Prayer. Together, Great Things ...

10th June - Night Prayer

9th June - Night Prayer

9th June - Our Morning Prayer

8th June - Our Morning Prayer

7th June - Night Prayer

7th June - All Age Worship

6th June - Our Morning Prayer. Looking at the heart ...

5th June - Night Prayer

5th June - Our Morning Prayer

4th June - Night Prayer

4th June - Our Morning Prayer. The Flag of Joy ...

2nd June - Night Prayer

2nd June - Our Morning Prayer. Get a Grip!

1st June - Night Prayer

1st June - Our Morning Prayer. The Gate of Glory ...

31st May - Night Prayer

31st May - Flagstaff Family Communion

30th May - Our Morning Prayer

29th May - Night Prayer

29th May - Our Morning Prayer

28th May - Night Prayer

28th May - Our Morning Prayer. We are the Church ...

27th May - Night Prayer

26th May - Night Prayer

26th May - Our Morning Prayer

25th May - Night Prayer

25th May - Our Morning Prayer

24th May - Night Prayer

23rd May - Night Prayer

23rd May - Our Morning Prayer

22nd May - Night Prayer

22nd May - Our Morning Prayer

21st May - Our Morning Prayer. Ascension Day

20th May - Night Prayer

19th May - Night Prayer

19th May - Our Morning Prayer

18th May - Our Morning Prayer. About time ...

16th May - Night Prayer

16th May - Our Morning Prayer

15th May - Night Prayer

15th May - Our Morning Prayer. Daily Bread ...

14th May - Our Morning Prayer

13th May - Night Prayer

12th May - Night Prayer

12th May - Our Morning Prayer. Lead them to streams of living water ...

11th May - Night Prayer

11th May - Our Morning Prayer

10th May - Night Prayer

10th May - A Service of Thanksgiving on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

9th May - Night Prayer

9th May - Our Morning Prayer. The Glad Game ...

8th May - Night Prayer

8th May - Our Morning Prayer. 75th Anniversary of VE Day ...

7th May - Night Prayer

7th May - Our Morning Prayer. Let Your God Love You ...

6th May - Night Prayer

5th May - Night Prayer

5th May - Our Morning Prayer

4th May - Night Prayer

4th May - Our Morning Prayer 

3rd May - Night Prayer

2nd May - Night Prayer

2nd May - Our Morning Prayer. The desert, blossoming ...

1st May - Night Prayer

1st May - Our Morning Prayer

30th April - Night Prayer

30th April - Our Morning Prayer 

29th April - Night Prayer

28th April - Night Prayer

28th April - Our Morning Prayer.

27th April - Night Prayer

27th April - Our Morning Prayer. Are we nearly there yet...?

26th April - Night Prayer

25th April - Night Prayer

25th April - Our Morning Prayer. This is the day that the Lord has made ...

24th April - Night Prayer

24th April - Our Morning Prayer

23rd April - Night Prayer

23rd April - Our Morning Prayer

22nd April - Night Prayer

21st April - Night Prayer

21st April - Our Morning Prayer

20th April - Night Prayer

20th April - Our Morning Prayer. Reach ...

19th April - Night Prayer

19th April - Our Morning Prayer

18th April - Night Prayer

18th April - Our Morning Prayer. Be More Goose...

17th April - Night Prayer

17th April - Our Morning Prayer

16th April - Night Prayer

16th April  - Our Morning Prayer. Greater Love

15th April - Our Morning Prayer - What can we learn from one of history's disasters?

14th April - Night Prayer

14th April - Our Morning Prayer - Easter Tuesday ...

13th April - Night Prayer - our first from the New Zealand prayer book 

13th April - Our Morning Prayer - Kingdom builders...
 

Services for Holy Week:

 
Holy Week at Home Services and Hymns
 
We have created a little gallery from our previous Easter Celebrations
 
12th April - Easter Day

11th April - Our Morning Prayer - Holy Saturday

10th April - The Seven Last Words - A Service of Reflection for Good Friday

10th April - Our Morning Prayer

9th April - Maundy Thursday 

9th April - Our Morning Prayer

8th April - Our Morning Prayer - The Little Things ...

7th April - Our Morning Prayer

6th April - Our Morning Prayer - In Everlasting Arms ...

5th April - Our Morning Prayer - Rejoice Always ... 
 

Services for Lent:
 

4th April - Compline 

4th April - Our Morning Prayer - Beyond Our Horizons ...

3rd April - Compline

3rd April - Our Morning Prayer

2nd April - Compline

2nd April - Our Morning Prayer

1st April - Compline

1st April - Our Morning Prayer. The foolishness of God ...

31st March - Compline

31st March - Our Morning Prayer
 
Helen Starkey, 22/03/2020