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WORSHIP AND TEACHING

REGULAR PRAYER SESSIONS

Victims and Survivors of oppression and injustice.

Normally on the 1st Sunday of the month, 9-10.15am, in Bishop Alcock chapel. While we cannot access the chapel, resources will be updated here.

Prayers for people who suffer injustice and oppression
Ely Amnesty Group: October Prayer card

Prayer vigils and services for the environment.

These are taking place by Zoom for the time being. The next Vigil for the Environment will be in October.

In addition, the Cathedral hosts an annual Amnesty International Lecture

When asked which commandment is the greatest, Jesus replied: 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbour as yourself.' (Matthew 22.37-39). Love of neighbour is intrinsic to our worship and teaching.

The basis for our social justice work with people is the parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25.31-46), in which Jesus tells his disciples that those who will be blessed by God, and given an inheritance in God's kingdom, are those who give food and drink to those who are hungry and thirsty, who give hospitality to strangers, who clothe the naked, who care for those who are sick, and who visit those in prison.