Vespers: Thirst (17/3)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 17th March. Tonight, Revd Vanessa Conant leads us as we explore ‘thirst’ during this season of Lent. As always, Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing blessing. And Vespers is always for everyone, regardless of background or belief. Join our […]

Vespers: Nourishing Practices (10/3)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 10th March. Tonight we continue our journey through the season of Lent, with Natalie Burwell reflecting on the story of Jesus fasting in the wilderness, and also exploring the relationship between food and love and how we can become more conscious about what we consume and how we consume it. […]

Vespers: Transforming Trauma (3/3)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 3rd March. Tonight, Revd Vanessa Conant leads us as we explore ways we can transform the trauma and pain of the past 12 months through contemplative practice, specifically focussing on the ancient words of Psalm 131. As always, Vespers features a poem, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a […]

Vespers: Gentle Practices for Lent (24/2)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 24th February. Tonight, Natalie Burwell leads us in some gentle spiritual practices for Lent. Join our pre-recorded online gathering now by clicking here. As always, Vespers is 40 minutes long, and features two periods of stillness, two pieces of choral or instrumental music, a poem, a reflection, a spiritual practice […]

Vespers: Friendship (10/2)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 10th February. Tonight, Revd Vanessa Conant reflects on the gift and invitation of friendship – a source of hope in difficult times. As always, Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing blessing. And it’s always for everyone, regardless of background […]

Vespers: Spiritual Awareness (3/2)

Tonight, we’re pleased to bring you a new online Vespers after a month’s break. Natalie Burwell leads us as we reflect on cultivating everyday spiritual awareness in times of unrest. As always, Vespers is 40 minutes of poetry, music, stillness and reflection. And it’s always for everyone, regardless of background or belief.  Join Vespers now […]

Vespers: Examen (18/11)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 18th November. Revd Vanessa Conant leads this evening’s online gathering – part of the ‘Strengthening Our Core’ series – and focuses on the Ignatian Examen, a way of praying that helps us review our day and our life. As always, Vespers is always for everyone, regardless of background or belief, […]

Vespers: Body Prayer (11/11)

Welcome to Vespers for 11th November, the second in our series called ‘Strengthening Our Core’. Tonight, Revd Vanessa Conant reflects on the ways in which body prayer can help us deepen and ground our experience of prayer. As always, Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, a reflection, a contemplative practice to try, two […]

Vespers (21/10)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 21st October. Tonight we continue our series, ‘Images of God’, exploring how we see God in the luminosity, difference and vulnerability of one another. Revd Vanessa Conant leads our online gathering, which features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness and a reflection. And while we draw […]

Vespers (7/10)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 7th October. Tonight, as part of our series exploring images of God, Rebecca Branch explores the womanly nature of God. Tonight’s Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing blessing. And while we draw on over a thousand years of Christian […]