New Year’s Eve: the 7th Day of Christmas

On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Sent to Me: Seven Swans a-Swimming. This gift is about the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit: prophecy, ministry, teaching, exhortation, giving, leading, and compassion. As swans are one of the most beautiful and graceful creatures on earth, they would seem to be a perfect symbol for … More New Year’s Eve: the 7th Day of Christmas

Trinity 20

Morning Worship for the last Sunday of Trinity at St Margaret’s begins with the hymn “Come Down O Love Divine”: The bulk of the service can be viewed here: https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=314&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FStMaggieP%2Fvideos%2F413646023136183%2F&show_text=false&width=560 Due to technical issues, the final part of the service was recorded, and is here: We finished with the hymn “Brother, Sister, let me Serve … More Trinity 20

Trinity 17

Today’s gospel is probably one of the more familiar healing passages known to most of us and follows a number of sayings from Jesus that Luke has recorded, such as the Rich man and Lazarus … More Trinity 17

Candlemas

We all know Candlemas as the time in the Christian year when we bless the candles that are used in church throughout the year and as the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple when it was customary for parents to present their baby boy in the temple to give thanks to God … More Candlemas

Encountering God

‘Daddy,‘ said a little girl one day, ‘Where does God live?’ ‘God lives everywhere,’ came the reply. She lifted her Dad’s empty coffee cup from the table. ‘Well, is he in this cup?’ ‘I suppose he must be in the cup!’, replied her father. She dropped her hand straight down to cover the rim. ‘Got him!’, she shouted … More Encountering God