Sunday Communion from St James 17th November 2019

19Nov

This is a 21 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 17 November 2019 - Pentecost 23. Today's 'Small Corner Reflection' is by one of our members, Elea Strang, who shares the story of setting up a horticultural business that employs many people with limited work opportunities.

Sunday Communion from St James 10th November 2019

11Nov

This is a 23 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 10 November 2019 - Remembrance Sunday. Today the Reflection is by Judith Stevenson, on our experience of loss, and our trust in the oneness of this life and the next in God.

Sunday Communion from St James 3rd November 2019

4Nov

This is a 27 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 3rd November 2019 - All Saints. Today's podcast includes Suzanne Butler's beautiful antiphon for Ps 32 'You are a hiding place for me' as well as the LDL song, 'Great Cloud of Witnesses' sung by Steve.

Sunday Communion from St James 27th October 2019

28Oct

This is a 27 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 27th October 2019. This is a 'Small Corner' Sunday - and the reflection is by one of our members Revd Jane McLaren - of Creative Journalling UK. The service includes Suzanne Butler's lovely new paraphrase of Psalm 84.

Sunday Communion from St James 20th October 2019

21Oct

This is a 15 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 20th October 2019 - Harvest Thanksgiving. The theme of the service is 'Prayers of Persistence'. This was an all-age communion with lots of moving around - as everyone created 'runner bean prayers' - personal prayers to be added to the Harvest table. The reflection is by Revd Steve Butler, and the songs include Eric Bibb's 'Just keep going on' and the South African chant 'Bambalea' (Never give up).

Sunday Communion from St James 13th October 2019

14Oct

This is a 25 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 13th October 2019 - the 18th Sunday in the season of Pentecost. The readings are stories about the healing of Naaman, and Jesus' healing of lepers. The Reflection is by Revd Dr Geoffrey Stevenson - on Gratitude as a spiritual practice.

Sunday Communion from St James 6th October 2019

7Oct

This is a 25 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 6th October 2019 - the 17th Sunday in the season of Pentecost. Today we had a time of Silent Reflection on Luke 17.5-10 - When the disciples ask Jesus to increase their faith, Jesus reminds them that if they have even a tiny amount of faith they can achieve extraordinary things. Then he says that they are simply being invited to fulfil the task given to them.

Sunday Communion from St James 29th September 2019

2Oct

This is a 32 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 29th September 2019 - the 5th Sunday in the Season of Creation Time – when we join together to rejoice in the good gift of creation and reflect on how we care for it. Todaywe hear from Tom Cullimore, member of the L'Arche community in Leith.

Sunday Communion from St James 22nd September 2019

26Sep

This is a 25 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 22nd September 2019 - the 2nd Sunday in the Season of Creation Time – when we join together to rejoice in the good gift of creation and reflect on how we care for it. Today the Rector of St James, Revd Steve Butler, reflects on the challenges of climate change reduction in the light of the reading form Luke 16, and the context of the Climate Strike march this past weekend.

Sunday Communion from St James 8th September 2019

9Sep

This is a 25 minute edit of our Sunday Communion on 8th September 2019 - the 2nd Sunday in the Season of Creation Time – when we join together to rejoice in the good gift of creation and reflect on how we care for it. The ‘small corner’ reflection is by Revd Peter Gardner, Church of Scotland pioneer minister to the Glasgow Arts community. 

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