This well known poem was written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye in response to a conversation with a Jewish friend. The friend had fled Germany for America, and for obvious reasons was unable to be with her terminally ill mother when she died … More Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep (ME Frye 1905-2004)
On Sunday 23 May 2021 – Pentecost – Rev Deborah used the sermon slot to deliver her Annual Parochial Church Meeting report to the congregation. Here it is for you again … More PENTECOST/APCM2021
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Pentecost – which you may also know as Whitsun. This is the day upon which we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit.
We begin with the traditional Pentecost hymn, “Come Holy Ghost, our souls inspire” … More Pentecost, aka Whitsun
All of a sudden, they understood! The scared disciples becoming courageous proclaimers, the hesitant and doubt filled ones now bold and assured, the Aramaic speaking ones, now heard in all possible tongues. What was happening? … More Pentecost (Whit Sunday)
This sermon was preached by Rev Sue on Sunday 16 May. Here it is for you again:
Three years ago, my life changed forever. One morning mending my net he came up and called me to follow him. I dropped everything and left. When someone who sees right through you, pettiness, selfishness included, and who still loves you like a brother … More The in-between Sunday
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the 7th Sunday of Easter – between Ascension Day and Pentecost.
We begin with the hymn “Alleluia, Sing to Jesus” … More Waiting for God
Over the next month we come to the end of the season of Easter and think about Ascension Day, Thy Kingdom Come and Pentecost. So, let’s start with the Ascension Day … More Ascension Day
Before his Ascension, Jesus promised his disciples that he would not leave them as orphans, but instead gave them a Comforter. This is of course the Holy Spirit … More Litany to the Holy Spirit – Hurford (1930-2019)
Rev Deborah celebrates the Eucharist for Pentecost 2020 in the vicarage garden … More Pentecost 2020
This song is based on the solo “Gabriel’s Oboe”, music composed by Ennio Morricone for the 1986 film “The Mission”. A few years later Sarah Brightman begged Morricone to allow her to set lyrics to the music … More Nella Fantasia