Welcome to our Lent Course

Brought to you by Turton Moorland Team Ministry

Belmont, Bradshaw, Turton and Walmsley

Our Lent Course below is updated each day…

Friday 26th – Public Psalms

Friday 26th – Public Psalms

In a sense, all Psalms are public psalms in that they are available to all but some are more suitable for corporate worship and corporate prayer as they look at issues of general interest and are not focused so much on the individual. Psalm 104 the great song to the...

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Thursday 25th – Psalms of Memory

Thursday 25th – Psalms of Memory

We will concentrate on two psalms today Psalm 145 and Psalm 8 Psalm 145 tells of the memory of God passed from one generation to another, verse 4 ‘One generation shall laud your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts...’ Think of all the people who have...

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Wednesday 24th – Psalms of Reflection

Wednesday 24th – Psalms of Reflection

George Santayana, the American thinker and poet is famous for his statement “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  Essentially, we need to learn from what has gone before. This needn’t be a negative thing concerning learning from our...

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Tuesday 23rd – Psalms of Praise

Tuesday 23rd – Psalms of Praise

At the age of 8, I joined the parish church choir in my home town which met for 1½ hours each Tuesday and Thursday and then sang at the 11.15 am and 6.30 pm services on Sundays. We even deputised occasionally for the Guildford Cathedral choir during August when the...

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Monday 22nd – Psalms of Lamentation

Monday 22nd – Psalms of Lamentation

There may be times when we have become so overcome with anguish that we feel utterly overwhelmed with sorrow and completely and soul-despairingly alone. In times like these, it helps to remember that God is there, and He is ready and able to bear our burdens and to...

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Lent Week 1 Praying with the Psalms

Lent Week 1 Praying with the Psalms

Augustine of Hippo said, “If the psalm prays, you pray. If the psalm laments, you lament. If the psalm exalts, you rejoice. If it hopes, you hope. If it fears, you fear. Everything written here is a mirror for us.”  Here I believe he is saying ‘make the psalms your...

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Friday 19th – Facing Outwards

Friday 19th – Facing Outwards

Faith that does not make a difference to others is a self-indulgence. The first Commandment is to love God and the second is of similar importance, to love our neighbour. Our lives are spent working out what this means and how. Facing Outwards is the third movement in...

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Thursday 18th – Facing up

Thursday 18th – Facing up

Traditionally heaven is “up there”; God is “up there”. While this is not true geographically, there is psychological and spiritual truth in this. When we ‘look up’ we raise our spirits; when we are cast down, we are ‘down’. When our heads droop it is often from...

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday    Looking within For these first three days, we are going to reflect on how our Team Logo can help us pray. The logo describes three movements for us in our life of faith, facing up – connecting with God (and it is so easy in a busy or anxious life to...

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Lent Course – What to expect

Lent Course – What to expect

'Let us Pray' -  Lent 2021 - Turton Moorland Team Five weeks praying in different ways – learning new ways to pray – putting our roots down. Join us on a shared adventure as individuals, as families as the church family A daily task or project in prayer and five...

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Let us Pray

Let us Pray

This Lent will be different from previous Lents. We cannot do all the things we would like to do. A balanced spirituality includes Worship Prayer Scripture Communion Care and concern for others Supporting the church Most of these we are used to doing together or with...

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