I met this piece during a Manchester Chorale rehearsal early in 2020. The words struck me as perfect to represent the temptations of Lent … More Daemon Irrepit Callidus – Gyorgy Orban (b.1947)
We all know how important it is for children to play sport. They learn to play in a team, and they need exercise and fresh air. But a new report shows that in many areas the air they are breathing is far from healthy … More A breath of fresh air?
Please continue to pray about the coronavirus outbreak … More Coronavirus: Prayers about the outbreak
As you have probably heard on the news, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Church of England has suspended public worship with immediate effect. None of our regular services will run for the foreseeable future.
But that doesn’t stop us being church – we are just going to have to do things differently … More CORONAVIRUS UPDATE MARCH 18TH, 2020
The text of the Magnificat, or the Canticle of Mary, is taken directly from Luke 1 46:55. The words were spoken by Mary, pregnant with Jesus, to her cousin Elizabeth, pregnant with the child that would become John the Baptist … More Magnificat
Rev Sue gave this sermon on Wednesday 4 March. You can listen again here … More Jonah
Why am I writing about a Christmas Carol? Because it highlights a less palatable part of the Christmas story, which is often glossed over: the massacre of the innocents … More The Coventry Carol
This sermon was given by Rev Sue. You can read it again here: It had been quite day. Jesus had been preaching at the morning worship at the synagogue, where he had healed a man, who was probably in today’s terms psychotic. From there he had gone back to Simon’s house for lunch, found his … More The Desert
This sermon was given by Rev Sue on Ash Wednesday 2020. It was followed by a time of prayerful self reflection and the opportunity to take part in the Imposition of Ashes … More Let he who is without Sin…
This sermon was preached by Rev Sue. You can read it again here: Salt has a bad press these days. We are constantly being warned not to eat too much, because it is present in so many foods from bread to cornflakes and we don’t realise how much we eat. Too much salt can lead … More Salt of the Earth