A watched kettle, they say, never boils which is another way of saying that the longer we wait for something the longer it seems to take in coming … More Rev Deborah’s Advent Message
Angels have been a source of fascination for people for millennia, and over the years traditions have developed and evolved which have taken us well away from their Biblical roots. Generally speaking, in the Bible, there are two sorts of angels, the ones in visions of the throne of God, and the ones the act as messengers … More The Ladder to Heaven
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 12 September, the 15th after Trinity. We continue with the theme of Creationtide, this week focussing on God’s abundance.
This morning also sees the licencing of Rev Sue as Associate Priest in our parish, by Bishop Mark who will also preach … More Sharing God’s Abundance
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy communion for Sunday 11 July. Rev Deborah presides and Rev Sue preaches.
We begin with the hymn “God is Love, let Heaven Adore Him” … More Rash Promises and their Consequences
As a butterfly soared overhead, one caterpillar said to the other, ‘You’ll never get me up in one of those things.’ … More What Resurrection Means
This is our very special service for New Year’s Eve, in which we are invited to make a covenant to live well in 2021 – with God, with the earth, and with each other … More New Year’s Eve
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
Monday evening, I was rehearsing with the baptism and confirmation candidates and I was reflecting on the interplay between individual faith and the faith we share as a church … More Turning to Christ
One of the things I ask churches when I’m visiting to take a service is to be very clear about which bits I am leading, and which fall to somebody else. Readings, prayers, welcomes, notices, setting up the altar. It can all get very complicated and confusing, so I like to know who’s doing what … More Confirmation Service September 2019
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Wednesday 26 August. You can listen again here … More The Life and Purpose of John the Baptist