On Maundy Thursday we remember Jesus washing his disciples feet and sharing bread and wine with them. My favourite part is Jesus washing feet because it's an act of love and humility. Jesus knew that actions speak louder than words. ’Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet’ says Jesus = serving #MaundyThursday I led my first Maundy Thursday service at Holly Park. We sit in a circle for foot/ hand washing and shared communion. We left the circle to remember Jesus in the garden. Prayer was important in Jesus’ life. When do we pray? Some people pray more when things are going well, and others pray more when things are going badly. Jesus challenges the disciples to pray – and yet they fall asleep. How important is prayer to us? Jesus says ‘everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not my what I will, but what you will’. ‘Rise! Let us go! Here comes my betrayer!
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‘Journeying With God’ was the theme for our circuit revival week in March. We met every night at Trinity at Bowes for worship and prayer. What a powerful week with each night to think about the power of forgiveness and love. We ended the revival with a circuit church service in Broadwater Farm community hall with 500 people. All the churches across the circuit were shut so we could gather as one church. I have never come across anything like this before, but I can see how much it meant to the people especially when they came up for prayer every night. I haven’t come across a circuit that meet every night for worship during the week. The week also helped me to see how African/ Caribbean people worship. Humble Service in the Body of Christ ‘For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. For just