Sunday prayer April 3rd

Lord, the birdsong of early Spring and the new lambs in our small flock surround this place. The new lambs needed much preparation, extra feed for the ewes, provision for lambing pens, many decisions around timing, support, moving ewes. In the same way we need to prepare and make new provision for new people to join our church. To join with us, in a way which fits their needs, and to understand how we can adjust to support them. In an interregnum it feels as if all our energies are going into staying in one place, a place which is familiar, offering what we have got used to offering. But to add to the flock we should be thinking further ahead, not always holding on but taking risks, making ourselves vulnerable to meet the vulnerable. As you did. Help us Lord. Amen

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