Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 13 February, the third before Lent. Rev Sue presides, and our ALM Carol will offer a reflection.
We begin with the hymn “All my hope on God is founded” … More Seeing the World Through Jesus’ Eyes
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?
On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Eight Maids a-Milking. This gift represents the Beatitudes – and that Christ came to save everyone, regardless of wealth or status. The eight who are blessed include the poor in spirit, those who mourn, the meek, those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, … More New Year’s Day: the 8th Day of Christmas
On Wednesday 13 September 2017 Rev Caroline based this sermon on the Beatitudes. Put the kettle on and have a listen here … More …happily ever after
Don’t worry about a thing – cos every little thing’s gonna be alright.
You probably recognise this from Bob Marley – but these very words could have been taken directly from today’s gospel reading taken from the Sermon on the Mount … More Don’t Worry – Consider the Lilies
This sermon was preached by Rev Deborah on Sunday 30 October 20167 – All Saints’ Day.
How well do you know the saints? We’ll start with an easy one … More All Saints’ Day 2016