St Donard's Church, Belfast

10 Days of Prayer – Tues 26th May

Tuesday 26th May – Select Vestries   Adapted from a prayer ‘For the General Synod’ (Book of Common Prayer p.150)   Lord God, the Father of lights and the Fountain of all wisdom, you have promised through your Son Jesus Christ to be with the universal Church to the end of the...
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10 Days of Prayer – Mon 25th May

Monday 25th May – A Worshipping Diocese   Adapted from a prayer in the Methodist Worship Book service for ‘The Commissioning of Worship Leaders’ (p.352)   We thank you, gracious God, for the call you give to each one of us to serve you as a people in worship. Guide and...
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10 Days of Prayer – Sun 24th May

Sunday 24th May -The Seventh Sunday of Easter: Sunday after Ascension Day   The Collect of the Seventh Sunday of Easter (Book of Common Prayer p.278)   O God the King of Glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven:...
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10 Days of Prayer – Sat 23rd May

Saturday 23rd May – Women   The Song of Hannah (1 Samuel 2:1-2) “My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance. There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no...
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10 Days of Prayer – Fri 22nd May

  Friday 22nd May – Young Adults   God of Joseph, of David and Daniel, whose Son our Lord took on flesh and as a young man entered the gate of death and defeated the grave; come in power on that generation of young adults within and without your Church today. Equip them...
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10 Days of Prayer – Thurs 21st May

Thursday 21st May – The Ascension Day   The Collect of the Ascension Day (Book of Common Prayer p.278)   Grant, we pray, Almighty God, that as we believe your only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to have ascended into the heavens; so we in heart and mind may also ascend...
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Holy Week 2020 – Wednesday Thought

Wednesday ‘Thought’ from Rev Alan Miller Rev Alan has recently retired and together with his wife Maureen, has come to worship with us in St Donard’s.  We’ll be able to introduce him properly once we get back to normal and look forward to his ministry among us. Isaiah...
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Holy Week 2020 – Tuesday Thought

Tuesday ‘Thought’ from Rev Iain McAleavey “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to those who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18  At times of great difficulty it looks like the whole world is looking for...
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Holy Week 2020 – Monday Thought

Monday ‘Thought’ from one of our staff team ‘A bruised reed he will not break, and a smouldering wick he will not snuff out.’ (From Isaiah 42:1-9)   It has rapidly become a truism that our generation is living through an epidemic of both disease and anxiety....
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Palm Sunday Service 5th April 2020

Palm Sunday 5th April 2020 The service for Palm Sunday below
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