Once more I am dipping into the chorister’s staple, “100 Hundred Carols for Choirs”, usually given out at rehearsals some time in late October, and collected in for storage in early January. As I have mentioned previously though, not all carols are for Christmas, and this is another. The original “Heer Jezus heeft een hofken” is set to a traditional Dutch melody. It was later translated by Rev George Woodward (1848-1934) and harmonised by Charles Wood (1866-1926) … More King Jesus Hath a Garden – Trad., tr. Woodward (1848-1934)
If you missed our concert of music from around the world (or if you enjoyed it so much you want to see it again) here is a video of edited highlights. Put the kettle on, have a listen, sing along, and please remember to donate whatever you’re able, to Rev Deborah’s chosen charities. … More Music from Around the World
This is the sermon given by Rev Deborah on the evening of Maundy Thursday … More Foot washing? Shoe-shining? or something else?
In this chapter, Jesus recognised the three basic needs of every man. Namely clothes, food, and medicine … More Do not worry!
Our Christingle service was on Sunday 2 December 2018. Our guest speaker was Jo Nicholson of the Children’s Society. There was another rather special guest too … More Christingle
This article comes to you against a backdrop of chemical attacks and reprisal bombings in Syria, protracted Brexit negotiations, teenage mental health issues at an all time high, endemic loneliness amongst the elderly in our society, poverty and food banks as a norm in the UK, the world’s oceans clogged up with plastics, more high school shootings in the USA, grotesque power-posturing by political world leaders, and countless other atrocities at home and around the world … More A Place at the Table
On Sunday 4 March, in place of a sermon, a speaker from TearFund visited to tell the congregation about their work … More TearFund
As a young girl, still in primary school, my parents felt that is was time for me to learn the piano. They found a teacher who had an excellent reputation and my lessons began … More Loving Discipline
Last year (2016) porch boxes provided an average of 450 boxes a month
were given to people in need. The charity also delivered 253 Easter eggs,
600 special Christmas hampers with presents for 200 children … More Porch Boxes – An overview by Laurel A