10/01/2021 6 pm

The Baptism of Christ

With Rob and Emma Latham.

The readings are Acts 19:1-7 and Mark 1:4-11

For the order of service for Evening Prayer - follow this link.

Rob explains why it was necessary for Jesus to be baptised, and shows that through this, Jesus enables humans to be the people we were meant to be, through baptism in the Holy Spirit.

Transcript of readings and talk - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

03/01/2021 6 pm

Healing and Refreshing:
Here We Go Again

With Ann Gibbons and Lynda Howells.

Ann and Lynda ask, are we putting the Father first when we make our New Year plans and resolutions?

Readings are from Psalm 36:5-9 and
Jeremiah 29:11

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

27/12/2020 6 pm

Compline

Compline, also known as Night Prayer, or the Prayers at the End of the Day, is the final church service (or office) of the day in the Christian tradition of canonical hours, [Wikipedia]

Felicity Hawke includes in this short service a passage from God With Us, by J. John, with reflections about Simeon's and Anna's responses to Jesus during his Presentation in the Temple.

For the order of service - follow this link.

For a transcript of the service - follow this link.

25/12/2020 10 am

Christmas In Challenging Times

Andrew Attwood introduces the service and gives the main talk. There are also 8 quick perspectives on Christmas, a kind of nativity play on video and a number of carols and Christmas songs.

For a transcript of just the talk and a number of perspectives on Christmas by members of the congregation - follow this link.

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

20/12/2020 10 am

Making Room for the Messiah

Before the talk, Lindsey reads from Daniel chapter 9 verses 20 to 27.

Andrew then explains why the prophecies in the book of Daniel are so relevant for Christmas: the angel Gabriel appearing and giving a timeline to the coming of the Messiah. Listen to the talk and hear how many prophecies in Daniel Jesus fulfils.

Roger & Heather Homes lead the intercessions. There is also an interview with Dot Powell on the topic of waiting.

For a transcript of only the reading & talk - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service  - follow this link.

13/12/2020 10 am

Interpreting Scripture Properly

Leader: Revd. Andrew Attwood

Speaker: Phil Sewards

Also includes an interview with Rob Harris on his method of memorising Scripture verses.

Phil takes his initial text from 1 Timothy 4:1-4.

He structures his talk around the words 'approach', 'analysis' and 'application'

For a transcript of the interview, reading, talk and prayerful response - follow this link

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

06/12/2020 10 am

The Old Testament hope of a Messiah to come

The speaker today is Val Whiteman.

Also Lindsey Attwood interviews Lis Cox, asking her what Christmas means to her.

Some of Val's references are: Micah 5:2-4, Isaiah 53 and Isaiah 60:1-3.

Before the talk, Geoff Whiteman reads Matthew 2 verses 1-18.

For a transcript of the talk - follow this link.

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

29/11/2020 6:30 pm

Advent Taizé Service

This Sunday we had a Taizé Service at 6.30, with contributions from all the local churches.  You can watch the Zoom recording from Monday via www.lovekenilworth.org.uk  (copied on the button below).  For a service booklet follow this link and then click on the picture. 

For a transcript of the service - follow this link.

22/11/2020 pm

Agape Service

This Sunday Andrew Attwood led us in an Agape Meal.  We are not able to celebrate a consecrated Communion together at the moment, but this is a chance to share a token meal.  We suggest you have some bread and wine or juice to hand when you watch this.  Lindsey Attwood, Gill & Charlie Palmer and Felicity Hawke took part too.

For the order of service - follow this link.

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

15/11/2020 pm

Evening Prayer: Alert and Self-Controlled? Use your Talents

Readings: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 (read by Hanne Manning) and Matthew 25:14-30 (read by Gill Heath)

Anthony Manning links these two readings, and shows what it means to be alert and self-controlled (or 'awake' and 'sober' as the more recent version of the NIV translates the words).

Transcript of readings and talk - follow this link.

Transcript of whole service - follow this link.

08/11/2020 pm

Evening Prayer: Keep Watch

Service led by Emma Latham, talk by Rob Latham, readings by Emma Latham and Rosie Lee, prayers by David Hewitt.

Remembrance Day pictures by Michelle Harris.

Readings: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18  and  Matthew 25:1-13

How are you sleeping? Rob has some stories to tell about sleep, including the one about the wise and foolish virgins. He also talks about the fact that Jesus talks about death in terms of sleeping, and why.

For the order of service - follow this link.

For a transcript of the notices, readings, talk and act of remembrance - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

01/11/2020 pm

Thanksgiving for Life

A time of remembrance of loved ones, especially those no longer with us.

Led by Ann Gibbons with Lynda Howells leading prayers at the end.

Readings by Peter and Anne Fisher of
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and John 14:1-6

With talk by Revd. Roger Turner

For a transcript of the readings and the talk - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

Pre-November 2020

More videos

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10/01/2021 10 am

Undeserved Grace

Service led by Karen Mills

Talk by Andrew Attwood, who also interviews

Heather about her experience of God at work.

The reading about Barabbas is based on 
Matthew 27:15-24,

There is also reference to  Romans 5:6-8

and Ephesians 2:1-3 as Andrew explores how Barabbas received grace.

For more references and detail read a transcript: 

interview, reading and talk only - follow this link.

transcript of whole service - follow this link.

03/01/2021 10 am

MOT: My Prayer Life

Lindsey Attwood leads the service, Andrew gives the talk. Congregation members Naomi and Rosie, Paula and Esther also contribute.

The reading is Matthew chapter 6, verses 5 to 14.

Andrew and Lindsey ask us to consider, are we spending quality time with God, in

* regular praying

* resting in God

* focussed prayer

Transcript of the interview and talk - follow this link. It includes references to 2 books mentioned.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

27/12/2020 10 am

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

The service is led by Emma Latham, the reading of Luke 2:22-40 is by Hamish Blair, the talk is by Robert Latham and the prayers are by Pam Stote.

Rob shows us that Christmas is more than two days, and links the Presentation with the Cross, in that in both cases Jesus is representing us before the Father. He also discusses happiness, joy and grace.

For a transcript of the talk - follow this link.

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

20/12/2020 6 pm

Carol Service

This is a service of nine readings and carols - but not a replica of King's College Cambridge.
Some of the carols are familiar, some are fresh.

There is a poem called "No Room" by Margaret Bowdler and a Christmas Creed by a 20th century Episcopalian priest called Walter Russell Bowie.

Graham and Ingrid Hyde lead the prayers at the end in an unusual meditative format.

For a transcript - follow this link.

13/12/2020 6 pm

Evening Prayer:
John Calling in the Desert

Leader: Paul Lewis, Speaker: Val Whiteman

Intercessions: Gill Palmer

Readers: Rosie Lee & Felicity Hawke

Readings: 1 Thess. 5:16-24 and John 1:6-9 and 19-28

For responses usually used in Evening Prayer services - follow this link.

For a transcript of the readings and talk - follow this link.

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

06/12/2020 6 pm

Healing and Refreshing:
What's it all about - Advent?

Ann Gibbons and Lynda Howells lead this Healing and Refreshing service.

Lynda explores how Jesus leads us out of darkness, as He is the Light of the World.

Michelle Harris has provided a meditative video and Ann reads a poem by Margaret Allcock.

For a transcript of the service - follow this link.

30/11/2020 11am

Mothers' Union Coventry Diocese Advent Service

This morning's Mothers's Union Coventry Diocese Advent service was recorded in St. John's Warwick Road. Jane Hill, President of MU in Coventry Diocese introduced the service, Ann Gibbons led it, it featured Rosie Lee being formally admitted to the Mothers' Union and a poem by Margaret Allcock was read. Revd. Pam Gould, chaplain for MU in Coventry Diocese, gave the talk and Lynda Howells led the prayers. 

29/11/2020 10 am

What does 'devoting ourselves to Apostolic teaching' mean?

The service was led by Michelle Harris with help from her daughter Jessica. The reading and the prayers were by Pam Stote and the speaker was Denise Coomber. There was also a video by The Bible Project (bibleproject.com) on Public Reading of Scripture.

 

For a transcript of the video, reading and talk follow this link.

For a transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

22/11/2020 10 am

The Beauty, Wonder & Completeness of the Bible

This is part 3 in the 3-part series "The Power of God's Word".

Leader: Revd. Andrew Attwood - who also leads a discussion group of Lindsey Attwood, Michelle Harris and Denise Coomber on the topic above.

Introduction and readings by Karen Mills:
Psalm 119:9-16 (NIV), 1 Timothy 3:14-17 (NKJV)

And Simone Royle tells us what the Bible means to her.

For a transcript of the contributions and discussion - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

15/11/2020 10 am

What Jesus believed about the Scripture

Readings: John 16:12-15 and Luke 24:25-27

Fiona Dowle leads the service, and Andrew Attwood gives this 2nd talk in the series "The Power of God's Word": in an uncertain world, how to relieve anxiety? Trust in Scripture as Jesus did... all of it? 

Also Dot Powell asks Caroline Ramsay, what the Cross means to her,

and Kevin Dowle leads us in prayer.

Transcript of the introduction, "what the Cross means to me", the readings and the talk - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

08/11/2020 10 am

The Power of God's Word - part 1

Reading: Luke 4:1-12

Graham Archer asks, what makes words powerful? Spoiler alert - it's 5 things:

Authority, Integrity, Knowledge, Love and Time. Watch and find out why.

Andrew Attwood leads this service (on Remembrance Day), with an interview with Steve Hawke, "What the Cross Means to Me" by Gill Palmer, and Bible readings by Di Archer.

Remembrance Day pictures by Michelle Harris.

For a transcript of the interview, Gill Palmer's contribution and the main talk - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service - follow this link.

01/11/2020 10 am

The Heart of Jesus for the Sick and Bereaved

Val Whiteman leads the service and Jennifer Matthews gives the main talk.

Before the talk, Phil Sewards says what the Jesus and the Cross means to him, and Andrew Attwood interviews Ruth Coomber.

Reading: Luke 7:1-17

For a transcript of the main talk, the interview and Phil Sewards' contribution - follow this link.

Transcript of the whole service  - follow this link.

22/03/2020 10 am

Do Not Worry

The reading is of Matthew chapter 6 verses 25 to 34

Other references: Philippians 4:6-7 ("do not be anxious ... and the peace of God ... guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus"), Luke 8:22-25 (Jesus commands the disciples to cross the lake in a storm), Matthew 17:22-23 (Jesus knows he is going to die and rise again), Revelation 1:18 ("I was dead, and now look! I am alive for ever")

The service starts at 12 mins 50 secs into the video and lasts 34 minutes

Transcript - follow this link

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