Lord of all Hopefulness

The parishes of St Margaret’s Prestwich and St George’s Simister are blessed. We have been selected to host an hour of Great Sacred Music at 1.00pm on Saturday 22 October 2022. More than a concert, but not quite a service, this will be an hour of exquisite music performed by HeartEdge – an ensemble of talented choral scholars drawn from across the diocese, many of them being current students at the Royal Northern College of Music … More Lord of all Hopefulness

Teamwork

At the very beginning of Jesus earthly ministry, he called twelve disciples to be with him. He sent them out to preach the gospel in pairs. Later, when St Paul was journeying throughout the known world to spread the good news, he always had at least one companion, and not just a servant to keep him safe, but another preacher who would work alongside him. The message is clear – ministry is not a solo occupation … More Teamwork

Bible Sunday 2021

Thou whose almighty word, Lord thy word abideth, Glorious things of thee are spoken, just 3 of our hymns today speak about God’s word telling us this is Bible Sunday. Why today you may ask, when we use the Bible every Sunday, but today we give thanks for the Bible. I’d like to begin with the following poem which I came across when preparing my reflection … More Bible Sunday 2021

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