In 2018 the world woke up to the dangers of plastic waste when Sir David Attenborough’s series Blue Planet 2 showed the shocking scenes of birds and sea mammals dying because of plastic pollution … More Plastic Free Prestwich
COP26: Was it good news or bad news?
The answer, of course, is both. Progress has been made – but is it enough? Here is a very brief summary for those of us who found it hard to cope with the quantity of information and opinion that came our way … More Peace for us, peace for the earth?
Sometimes, it seems God has a sense of humour. Last weekend I had a look at the gospel for Wednesday’s service. John 6:35-40. “I am the bread of life” and “I will raise him up on the last day”. That got me thinking about Christian attitudes to the body … More Whose Body?
We had a difficult decision to make a few weeks ago. Churches were given the option to stay open or to close during the current lockdown … More Many views, one body
It’s that time of year. We are bombarded with advertisements on every side to help us choose our Christmas presents … More Shopping and Giving
This article was first published in the November 2020 issue of our parish magazine. You can read it again here … More Virtue in a time of Necessity
This article was written for the October 2017 edition of the parish magazine. According to Wikipedia, this is one of the most often performed hymns in the U.K. It even features in a shortened form as “All Good Gifts” in “Godspell”. We plough the fields and scatter the good seed on the land, but it … More We Plough the Fields and Scatter
This article was included in the March edition of our parish magazine. You can read it again here: We all know how important it is for children to play sport. They learn to play in a team, and they need exercise and fresh air. But a new report shows that in many areas the air … More A breath of fresh air?
We all know how important it is for children to play sport. They learn to play in a team, and they need exercise and fresh air. But a new report shows that in many areas the air they are breathing is far from healthy … More A breath of fresh air?
January is a time for good resolutions, and giving up animal products for the month helps reduce your carbon footprint, as well as giving yourself a chance to recover from the over indulgence of the festive season … More Veganuary