Epiphany 2020

This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Sunday 5 January 2020, and was based on: Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Today we celebrate the arrival of the Magi or the wisemen. It is a story that we are familiar with through nativities scenes, stories from our youth and of course Matthew’s gospel, which we heard … More Epiphany 2020

Christmas Day 2019

This sermon was given by our Reader Christine on Christmas Day. As a child and young mum, I remember watching Blue Peter and I was fascinated by the idea of time capsules.  I’ve got to admit I didn’t realise that “Blue Peter” is still running as a show and you can also chat live to … More Christmas Day 2019

Harvest

Rev Deborah’s Harvest Sermon at St Margaret’s on Sunday 6 October was a fully interactive affair, and included a run-down of our Eco Week activities … More Harvest

St Ignatius

St Ignatius came was born in 1491 in the town of Loyola in the Basque region of Spain. He was the youngest of 13 children. His mother died when he was only 7, and he was brought up by the wife of the village blacksmith.  As a young nobleman he was not in the least saintly … More St Ignatius

A Place at the Table

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

Harvest 2017

Today is our Harvest Festival, in which Rev Deborah encouraged us to have a “Harvest of Talents”. In place of a formal sermon, she offered this story and reflection: …after which the Sunday School Singers sang this song of gratitude for all that we have in the world: Sunday School then led us in prayers … More Harvest 2017