I think most readers of these articles know that for me, music is a key component of worship. This came up in a recent Bible Study discussion about worship, and I commented how frustrating it is when congregants complain that they didn’t know all the hymns … More When all else fails, Listen
Welcome to – possibly – the last of our pre-recorded online services of Wholeness and Well-Being, with our ALM Carol. Hopefully next month it’ll be live in church! … More Wholeness and WellBeing July 2021
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 25 July. This is our first since lockdown restrictions were completely lifted, and you will see some significant changes to our worship. However, we’re still being sensible, cautious, and behaving with utmost respect for other … More The miracle of a free lunch
Liturgy is one of those words that is frequently used, but rarely explained. When people say that they don’t need to come to church to pray, they can pray at home, that is perfectly trues, but rather misses the point. Because in church we are not just praying and reading the Bible, but we are worshipping God together in a structured way. And that is what we mean by liturgy … More What is liturgy?
Good morning and a very warm welcome to our service of Holy Communion, celebrating our patron saint, St Margaret of Antioch. We also celebrate music! Despite Covid regulations still restricting singing during worship, today we share with you all we recently learned during the “Inspiring Music in Worship” course attended by many of our music group, Maggie’s Music Makers. Rev Sue will preside, Rev Deborah will preach, and Reader Christine will share with us the reasons behind each hymn choice … More The Importance of Music in Worship
It’s June. After one of the wettest Mays on record, many of us are hoping and praying for a drier, sunnier summer. Many of us are also hoping and praying for the return of some of the freedoms we took for granted until March last year … More What a Wonderful World (Weiss & Thiele, arr. Brymer)
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
Have you ever thought of joining us for Peregrini morning prayer? Peregrini prayer is based on five rhythms of grace … More Praying Alphabetically
The woman had heard that Jesus was coming to town. From somewhere she dredged up her last little bit of hope. For 12 years she had been trying every remedy under the sun. It wasn’t just a question of being drained and anaemic from the continual loss of blood. It was also the shame of being unclean … More Our deepest longing
Whether you were with us in church this morning, or saw the livestream at home, we encourage you to watch this version – complete with lots of music – beginning with the hymn “Fill your hearts with joy and gladness” … More We are Wondrously Made – Sunday School Anniversary 2021