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The Best Sunday!

I went to Church for the first time yesterday since lockdown.  It was decided that we will just try opening the one Church as we are a multi parish benefice.   We all had to have masks on and I did a lot of waving.   It was very different.  There was no singing which I didn’t mind.  During communion, we could only part-take of the bread which was fine by me too.

I am not a fan of online services so I was delighted to be back in Church however I am also aware of all the hazards that the physical Church posts due to the current pandemic.  I am very thankful to everyone in Church who made it possible for the reopening  but I am most importantly grateful to the Almighty for making it possible for us to be back in Church.  Being able to go to Church is a privilege.  I often think that we take these privileges for granted.

Psalm 122

I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.

Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:

Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord.

For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

For my brethren and companions’ sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Because of the house of the Lord our God I will seek thy good.