This morning’s Good Friday family service at St George’s Simister began with a reading of the words of Graham Kendrick’s “Paid on the Nail”, followed by a Drama of Salvation … More Good Friday at St George’s
The fourth session of this year’s Lent course explored the use of Tai Chi as a way into silent contemplative prayer. Originally a form of Chinese martial art (not to be confused with Tai Kwon DoTai Chi!), Tai Chi is commonly practised throughout … More Creative Prayer for Lent #4 – Tai Chi
This session, led by the lovely Marion, began with a beautiful piece of music. We sat quietly listening, relaxing and letting our thoughts subside … More Creative Prayer for Lent #3 – Music
This week’s Lent session on Creative Prayer was led by Rev Janet Butterworth, and focused on Art as a medium for creative prayer … More Creative Prayer for Lent #2 – Art
On the afternoon of Sunday 5 March a group of St Margaret and St George’s parishioners gathered at the vicarage for the first of our Lent sessions about Creative Prayer, beginning with poetry. This session was led by Rev Deborah. She set the context for praying by reading poetry, praying by listening to poetry, and praying through writing poetry … More Creative Prayer for Lent #1 – Poetry
As part of Rev Caroline’s curacy experience at St Margaret’s, she is working on an inter-faith project.
The Christie Chaplaincy Centre is a multi-faith space that welcomes people of all faiths and no faith at all at their time of need … More Christie Banner – an inter-faith project in Prestwich
On Sunday 22 January, a leaflet outlining our Year of Growth was given to all communicants at our services. If you were unable to attend, you can download it here: … More 2017: Year of Growth
Advent with Mary 2016 – this quiet afternoon of prayer, reflection and music was prepared and offered by our Reader, Carol O, on Advent Sunday 2016.
Mary’s story lays before us just how costly saying “Yes!” to God can be. We are invited in the silences to place our own story alongside hers and see what we can learn about the effects of an intervening God let loose in our lives … More Mary’s “Yes!”
Anniversary Sunday this year was on 26 June. The Sunday School children were active leaders in the service, preparing prayers, forming the Offertory party, and singing three anthems… … More Anniversary Sunday 2016
Saturday 18 June was the date on which members of St Margaret’s Community came together to celebrate the 90th birthday of HRH Queen Elizabeth with an informal concert… … More Happy Birthday, Queen Elizabeth!