A few weeks ago the Bishops of the Church of England agreed to propose that gay couples can have their relationship blessed in church. That proposal is being debated by General Synod, the governing body of the church, today. The bishops also issued an apology … More The Bishops’ Apology
I don’t know whether you remember the children’s story “Five Children and It”. The “it” refers to the Psammead, a sand fairy, encountered by four children and their baby brother when they are playing in a gravel pit. The Psammead promises them a wish between them every day, the effects of which will disappear at sunset. Of course, it all goes wrong … More Teach us to pray
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 19 June 2022: the first after trinity, the Sunday after Corpus Christi, and Father’s Day … More Father’s Day
It is lovely to be with you on this Maundy Thursday, that special day in the church’s year when we recall the Last Supper, the Footwashing and the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed; it feels like too much for one day rather like a triple decker chocolate cake from Slattery’s! … More Maundy Thursday Sermon
Our Reader Christine gave this reflection on the morning of good Friday at St George’s Church, Simister. Here it is for you again … More Good Friday at St George’s, Simister
What image comes to your mind when you think of someone or something that’s really clean inside and out? For me it is the image of a baby/child at their Baptism. They are brought to the font with a clean heart and are baptised with Holy Water in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit … More August 29 Trinity 13 Clean Inside and Out
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy communion for Sunday 11 July. Rev Deborah presides and Rev Sue preaches.
We begin with the hymn “God is Love, let Heaven Adore Him” … More Rash Promises and their Consequences
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
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the forth Sunday of Easter. Today Rev Sue presides and Rev Deborah preaches … More Fear and Doubt
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 11 April, recorded live at St Margaret’s Prestwich. We begin with the hymn “I Danced in the Morning”, sung here by Rev Deborah and Carol, accompanied by Tom … More Lockdown/Locked in/Locked Out – service