Home Worship

With churches unable to hold weekly services, details on our live online services will be posted here as they happen. For technical help please try our live services page.

Below are links to all the services and prayer resources for those wishing to worship at home. Older services are available by month in the Home Worship drop-down menu at the top of the page.

Second Sunday of Epiphany, Sunday 17th January 2021

Our Benefice Sunday service was live-streamed on our Facebook page at 10am on Sunday. A recording of the service is now available.

17.1.21 - Epiphany 2.pdf

The Baptism of Christ, Sunday 10th January 2021

Our Benefice Sunday service was live-streamed on our Facebook page at 10am on Sunday. A recording of the service is now available.

10.1.21 - Baptism of Christ.pdf

Epiphany, Sunday 3rd January 2021

Our Benefice Sunday service was live-streamed on our Facebook page at 10am on Sunday. A recording of the service is now available.

3.1.21 - Epiphany.pdf

Christmas Day Service, 25th December 2020

Merry Christmas one and all! Our Christmas Day service is available to view here at any time on our Facebook page. With love and prayers for a blessed Christmas and a hope-filled New Year.

25.12.20 - Christmas Day.pdf

Carol Service, 24th December 2020

Our special Carol Service for Christmas Eve was live-streamed on our Facebook page at 9pm. A recording of the service is also now available.

24.12.20 - Carols by the Christmas Tree.pdf

Crib Service, 24th December 2020

The magical Christmas Eve Crib Service was live-streamed on our Facebook page from 10am. A recording of the service is now available.

Fourth Sunday of Advent, 20th December 2020

This week's Benefice Communion will be held in St James the Great, Waresley at 10am. Please remember to wear your mask and a small bottle of hand sanitizer may also be useful when coming for communion. For those unable to attend recordings of readings and sermons are available below.

20.12.20 - Advent 4.pdf

Advent Resources

Advent Online have provided daily reflections, images and music created by individuals and churches from all around the world especially for this year of lockdown.

Third Sunday of Advent, 13th December 2020

This week's Benefice Communion will be held in St Margaret of Antioch, Abbotsley at 10am. Please remember to wear your mask and a small bottle of hand sanitizer may also be useful when coming for communion. For those unable to attend recordings of readings and sermons are available below.

13.12.20 - Advent 3.pdf

Second Sunday of Advent, 6th December 2020

We're happy to say that we are once again able to hold services in our church buildings. In addition recordings of readings and sermons will be made available on our home worship page at around 10am each Sunday.

This week's Benefice Communion was held in St Peter & St Paul, Little Gransden at 10am. Please remember to wear your mask and a small bottle of hand sanitizer may also be useful when coming for communion.

6.12.20 - Advent 2.pdf

Advent Sunday, 29th November 2020

This Sunday's benefice service was live-streamed on our Facebook page from 10am. A recording of the service is now available.

29.11.20 - Advent 1.pdf

Christ the King, 22nd November 2020

This Sunday's benefice service was live-streamed on our Facebook page from 10am. A recording of the service is now available.

22.11.20 - Christ the King.pdf

Second Sunday before Advent, 15th November 2020

This week's benefice communion was live-streamed on our Facebook page at 10am on Sunday. A recording of the service is now available.

15.11.20 - Second before Advent.pdf

Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2020

We're unfortunately unable to hold services in our churches during November, so live online services are returning.

Our special Remembrance Service led by the children of Barnabas Oley was live-streamed on our Facebook page at 10am on Sunday. A recording of the service is now available.

8.11.20 - Remembrance Sunday.pdf

All Saints' Day, 1st November 2020

This week's 10am Benefice Communion will be in St Peter & St Paul, Little Gransden. There will also be a candlelit All Souls' Remembrance Service at St Margaret, Abbotsley at 6pm.

1.11.20 - All Saints.pdf

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity, 18th October 2020

This week's 10am communion will be in St Bartholomew, Great Gransden. Once again, for those who can't make it here are recordings of the sermon, readings, hymns and prayers.

18.10.20 - Trinity 19.pdf

Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity, 11th October 2020

This week's 10am communion will be in St Margaret, Abbotsley. Once again, for those who can't make it please use these recordings of the sermon, readings, hymns.

11.10.20 - Trinity 18.pdf

A Harvest Thanksgiving, Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity, 4th October 2020

This week's 10am communion, our Harvest Festival was held in St Peter & St Paul, Little Gransden. As usual, for those who can't make it please use these recordings of the sermon, readings, hymns.

4.10.20 - Trinity 17.pdf

Daily Worship

Here are some links to resources for prayer and reflection that you can use at home. It can be helpful to find a rhythm knowing you are joining with many, many others praying with you around the world.

Morning and Evening Prayer

This printable Midweek Worship is a shorter pattern of simple prayers and readings for each day.

The Church of England's 'Daily Prayer' app, which includes the full services and lectionary readings for each day.

Midday Prayer

These Midday Prayers are given by the Mother's Union and include an Easter theme.

Many Christians across the world are also praying The Lord's Prayer every day at midday.

Personal Prayers

If you do not have much time or find a 'set service' harder to follow each day, here are some well known prayers that you can draw on when you pray.

Reflections

Here are some reflections kindly written and shared by Anne Constantine. If you write or find something helpful at this time, please do send it across.

If you use Facebook, on Ely Cathedral's page there are also some excellent daily reflections called 'Alone Together', written by Canon Jessica Martin.

A homily from the Pope about living by faith through these overwhelming times.