I must have been around 11 or 12. I remember my mother coming back from a parent’s evening at the grammar school. She was wearing a suit she had had made and was in absolute agony from the shoes she had been wearing, as her normal footwear was very much chosen for comfort over style. I found it all a bit perplexing, as I couldn’t see why she needed to dress up … More Motherhood
Welcome to our service of holy communion for Mothering Sunday. We wish you a blessed and peaceful day.
Rev Sue will preach and preside. We begin with the hymn “Living Lord” … More Mothering Sunday 2022
Every Saturday in Lent we bring you an appropriate anthem. Tomorrow is Mothering Sunday, so Maggie’s Music Makers sing for you this contemporary arrangement of “Ave Maria” by David Bednall, accompanied by Carol and Tom … More Ave Maria (Bednall)
Imagine the scene. Two young children creeping into mum and dad’s room on Mothering Sunday and in not so hushed tones, wake their dad up.
‘Dad, you said that mum breakfast in bed so that she could have a lie in. Can we do it now?’ … More MOTHERING SUNDAY: Rev Deborah’s sermon
Welcome to this special service for Mothering Sunday, led by some of our children and young people. We hope you enjoy their thoughts, prayers, the story and hymns … More Mothering Sunday – led by our children
In honour of Mothering Sunday, here is a special bonus to our Lenten offerings – a new setting of the Latin prayer, Ave Maria, sung for us by Maggie’s Music Makers … More Ave Maria – D Bednall
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Mothering Sunday. We hope you enjoy singing along with the hymns and hearing the prayers … More Mothering Sunday
The text of the Magnificat, or the Canticle of Mary, is taken directly from Luke 1 46:55. The words were spoken by Mary, pregnant with Jesus, to her cousin Elizabeth, pregnant with the child that would become John the Baptist … More Magnificat
When God created mother, it was well into overtime on the sixth day. An angel dropped down and commented, ‘Lord, you are taking your time over this creature.’ … More Mothering Sunday 2018