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
A visit to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral to sing there with the Manchester Chorale … More Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
A quote often attributed to St Francis of Assisi is that we should endeavour to “Preach the gospel at all times…use words if you must”. I myself have found that quite often, words are superfluous to finding spiritual meaning in music … More Instrumental Music for Worship
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
‘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
I wonder if anyone played the game of careers as a child? It was a board game, a bit like monopoly, although instead of buying property, as you moved around the board you followed different occupations, which would bring you happiness, money or fame. You set your own goals at the beginning, and won by being the first to achieve them. It gave a very simple message – life is a competition, success is what matters … More There is no Pecking Order in the Kingdom of God
On Wednesday 31 May Rev Deborah gave this sermon, based on the week’s reading from St John’s gospel. Why not put the kettle on and have a listen … More Saying “Goodbye”, Being a Game-Changer
What do we think of when we hear the word “community”?
Do we think of our families, our schools, our church or groups that we belong to? Is it a sense of people that we already know or could it be a wider group of people linked in some way that we are yet to meet? … More Community
This morning’s sermon was split, and ‘wrapped around’ the gospel reading, which was John 15:1-15. You can listen to Rev Deborah’s reflection and sermon here … More I Am The Vine
This interactive sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Sunday 7 May 2017. You can watch it here. Alternatively, the text will follow soon.
After the sermon, some Sunday School Singers sang “The Lord’s My Shepherd” (Psalm 23) – words and music by Stuart Townend … More The Good Shepherd