I hope that you have had a good summer and are beginning to find things gradually returning to normal, although caution is still needed.
Here at both St. George’s and St. Margaret’s we are slowly creating our new normality. Over July and August, we saw the return of singing, which has been a real blessing and made such a difference to our worship … More Exciting times ahead
This is the sermon given by Rev Sue on Sunday 6 June.
The Old Testament reading was part of the second creation story in Genesis. In this story God creates the earth and the heavens in just one day. There are plants and flowers, but there is no one to look after creation … More Original Blessing
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
Morning worship for Sunday 6 September … More Trinity 13: Brother, Sister, let me serve you
For many, lockdown has been an incredibly difficult time of worry, isolation, ill-health, boredom and captivity. It has been tough, and will continue to be so for many months to come … More Lockdown Blessings
More correctly titled “Gaelic Blessing” but affectionately known throughout the music community as “Garlic Dressing”, this much-loved anthem by John Rutter (b. 1945) is based on the text of an ancient Gaelic rune … More Garlic Dressing
This year, due to the current lockdown, the palm crosses were blessed by Rev Deborah in the vicarage garden. She also processed with them, proclaiming “Hosanna to the Son of David!” … More Palm Sunday 2020
For all of us there are people we find it difficult to love, because they have harmed us, upset us or simply irritate us … More Love your enemies
One of my favourite songs in the Sunday School Repertoire is Thank You Lord, by Mark & Helen Johnson of Out of the Ark Music. I tend to drop it into our weekly singing practices whenever I feel there is something to be grateful for … More Thank You Lord
Known as the “Priestly Blessing” the text of this anthem is drawn from the Book of Numbers 6:24-26 … More The Lord Bless You and Keep You John Rutter (1945-present)