• The Way to the Cross – Friday 17 May

    For this week’s personal reflection, you’re invited to reflect on God’s Kingdom but also your walk to the cross through Lent and as we’ve journeyed through Eastertide and mark Pentecost on Sunday. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Friday17May_Reflect  

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Thursday 16 May

    Today you’re invited to consider different ways of praying and think about the Thy Kingdom Come global ecumenical prayer movement that runs between Ascension and Pentecost. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Thursday16May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Wednesday 15 May

    On Wednesdays in the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost course ‘The Way to the Cross’ you’re invited to reflect on the theme of the week through music and art. This week’s theme is ‘The Coming of God’s Kingdom’. The material for today can be read below, or downloaded from here:Wednesday15May    

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Tuesday 14 May

    On Tuesdays we engage with the words of others (quotes, poetry, sermons) as we reflect on the week’s theme, this week “The Coming God’s Kingdom’. The material for today can be read below, or downloaded from here: Tuesday14May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Seventh Sunday of Easter

    Today you’re invited to read the revised common lectionary scriptures appointed for today: Acts 1.15-17, 21-26,  Psalm 1, 1 John 5.9-13 and John 17.6-19. The Collect for today is: Almighty God, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven.  Mercifully give us faith to know that, as […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Saturday 11 May

    On Saturdays during the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost Course ‘The Way to the Cross’ you’re invited to consider an act or deed. Today you’re invited to consider politeness. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Saturday11May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Thursday 9 May

    Today you’re invited to consider silent prayer as on Thursdays a contemplative practice is offered for you to try. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Thursday9May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Wednesday 8 May

    Today you’re invited to reflect on the theme for the week: Abiding in God through music and art. The materials can be read below, or downloaded from here: Wednesday8May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Tuesday 7 May

    Today you’re invited to reflect on the theme of abiding in God’s love with quotes from authors including Augustine of Hippo and a poem ‘Songs for the People’ by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Tuesday7May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Sixth Sunday of Easter

    On the Sixth Sunday of Easter you’re invited to read the Revised Common Lectionary readings appointed for the day: Acts 10.44-48, Psalm 98, 1 John 5.1-6 and John 15.9-17. The Collect for today is Merciful God, you have prepared for those who love you riches beyond imagination.  Pour into our hearts such love towards you […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Saturday 4 May

    On Saturday’s you’re invited to try an act or deed related to the theme of the week. In a week where we’re thinking about depending on God and depending on others you’re invited to ‘go local’ in where you spend your money. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Saturday4May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Saturday 4 May

    On Saturday’s during the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost course you’re invited to do an act or deed. Today’s is about going local. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Saturday4May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Friday 3 May

    On Fridays in the Lent to Pentecost Diocesan Course you’re asked to reflect personally on the theme for the week. Today there are some questions to help you think about depending on God and others in the context of John 15 and Jesus’ saying ‘I am the vine’. The material can be read below, or […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Thursday 2 May

    On Thursdays in the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost course ‘The Way to the Cross’ you’re invited to try a contemplative practice. Today’s is prayer walking. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Thursday2May

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Wednesday 1 May

    On Wednesday’s in the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost course we reflect on the theme and readings for the week in music and art. Today’s music and art reflect on vines, vine growers, Praising God and Jesus saying that he is the true vine (John 15.1). The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Tuesday 30 April

    Today you’re invited to reflect on depending on God and on each other through the words of others – quotes from Charles Spurgeon and Amy Carmichael (an Irish Missionary) and poetry by Tracy K. Smith and Emily Dickinson. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Tuesday30April

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Fifth Sunday of Easter

    On Sunday’s you’re invited to read the scripture appointed for that day in the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the Fifth Sunday of Easter and the readings are: Acts 8.26-40, Psalm 22.25-31, 1 John 4.7-21 and John 15.1-8. The Collect for the Fifth Sunday of Easter is Almighty God, your Son Jesus Christ is the […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Saturday 27 April

    Saturday is the day where the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost Material asks you to consider an act or deed. Today’s is about listening. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Saturday27April

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Friday 26 April

    On Fridays during the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost course ‘The Way to the Cross’ we focus on personal reflection. Today’s reflection is by Dr Nicola Mills, a member of the Diocese who is part of the Vocations Team for the Scottish Episcopal Church. She reflects on her experiences on selection panels and what that might […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Thursday 25 April

    On Thursdays during the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost course, you’re invited to try something related to contemplative practices. Today’s is around Taizé style worship. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Thursday25April

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Wednesday 24 April

    How can we reflect on responding to God’s call on our lives in art and music? Some suggestions are in today’s The Way of the Cross materials. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Wednesday24April  

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Tuesday 23 April

    On Tuesdays in the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost Course we look at words of others as they reflection the week’s theme – this week responding to God’s call on our lives. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Tuesday23April

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Fourth Sunday of Easter

    Today is the Fourth Sunday of Easter, also known as Good Shepherd Sunday and Vocations Sunday in the Scottish Episcopal Church. You’re invited to read the portions of scripture appointed for today: Acts 4:5-12, Psalm 23, 1 John 3:16-24 and John 10:11-18. The Collect for today is: O God of peace, who brought again from […]

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Saturday 20 April

    Saturday in the Diocesan Lent to Pentecost are about acts and deeds, today you’re invited to try having a gratitude journal. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Saturday20April

     
  • The Way to the Cross – Thursday 18 April

    On Thursdays in the Dicoesan Lent to Pentecost course ‘The Way to the Cross’ you’re invited to try a contemplative practice. Today’s is using Music for and in prayer. The material can be read below, or downloaded from here: Thursday18April