music: Maurice Greene (1696-1755), words Psalm 65, vv9,12 This article was written for the October issue of our parish magazine. About a year ago, in the autumn of 2020 we had endured a full national lockdown, a summer of somewhat eased restrictions, and were entering a time of less-than-clear tiered restrictions. If memory serves, that … More Thou Visitest the Earth
In a museum, many years ago, there was an amazing exhibit. It was a tiny globe, just a few feet in diameter, yet it held so much mystery and so much beauty within it that people travelled for miles and miles, just to see it. There were always crowds around it and queues lined up, patiently waiting for their turn to view the wonder … More October’s Letter from the Vicar
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for our Harvest Festival. Rev Sue presides and Rev Deborah will preach – ably assisted by our Sunday School children … More Harvest Festival 2021
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 12 September, the 15th after Trinity. We continue with the theme of Creationtide, this week focussing on God’s abundance.
This morning also sees the licencing of Rev Sue as Associate Priest in our parish, by Bishop Mark who will also preach … More Sharing God’s Abundance
This September we are doing things a little differently. We, with many churches of many denominations throughout the world, are celebrating the season of creation. It runs for the four Sundays of September, and then culminates in the Harvest Festival the first week of October … More A Time for Creation
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the first Sunday after Trinity. Rev Deborah presides and Rev Sue preaches on Genesis 3.8-15 and Mark 3.20-35.
We begin with the hymn “All my hope on God is founded” … More God and Creation
On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Six Geese a-Laying. This gift is rooted in the book of Genesis, the first story found in the Bible. Each egg is a day in creation, a time when the world was “hatched” or formed by God.
Harvest Praise 2020 comes to you from St Margaret’s Prestwich. Do please join in with the prayers and singing at home. … More Harvest Praise
St Margaret’s and St George’s Eco Week began on Sunday 29 September, which a service at which Bishop David of Manchester was preacher. You can read his sermon again here … More Eco Week
We live on a beautiful planet. God created a world in all its wonderful variety, and he was pleased with it … More Peat bogs, tigers and you: The danger of extinction