C. Escher is an artist whose drawings challenge the mind just by looking at them. I have one here of architectural impossibilities so you can see what I mean. One thing that stands out is the water which just keeps going round and round without ever getting higher or lower it seems on the same level. Stairs that go every which way but at the same time, go nowhere. Escher’s drawings always evoke a double-take. You look at them, and they seem okay, but then it begins to dawn on you that something is not right with the picture. Things are not as they seem. Our world appears like this, we think it is normal; but it is not normal; it is not right. It is not the way God intended. Everything is upside-down and backwards. … More Do We Live in the World of M. C. Escher?
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the 5th Sunday of Easter. The theme is discipleship and being called by Jesus. We begin with the hymn “Will you come and follow me” … More Pruning for Bountiful Growth
Rev Deborah was the preacher on Sunday 18 April. Here is her sermon for you to ponder again … More Why are you frightened?
The service for 17 May 2020 was lived streamed on our Facebook page by Rev Sue. The preacher was our Reader Christine, and you can read her sermon again here … More 6th Sunday of Easter
Rev Deborah celebrates the Eucharist, with a Reflection by our ALM Carol … More 5th Sunday of Easter
This is Rev Sue’s sermon from Sunday 26 April 2020: They stood still looking sad. Their grief had overwhelmed them, and their whole attention was focused on the events of the last few days. At first it was difficult to relate to this stranger breaking into that community of bereavement the small but close band … More Were not our hearts burning within us?
On Sunday 19 April 2020, Rev Deborah celebrated the Eucharist in the Vicarage garden … More Second Sunday of Easter
Do you remember Hyacinth Bucket in keeping up appearances? Her main aim in life was to impress the neighbours, to get their respect by being wealthier, better dressed, a better baker of cakes … More Keeping Up Appearances