Jesus loved all three of them, Martha, Mary and their brother Lazarus, not just with the divine compassion that he had for everyone, but with genuine human affection. This story portrays him as the Son of God who can work the greatest act of all – bringing someone back to life. But he also comes across as having real human emotions … More Jesus wept.
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)
Sometimes, it seems God has a sense of humour. Last weekend I had a look at the gospel for Wednesday’s service. John 6:35-40. “I am the bread of life” and “I will raise him up on the last day”. That got me thinking about Christian attitudes to the body … More Whose Body?
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
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
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the 5th Sunday of Easter. The theme is discipleship and being called by Jesus. We begin with the hymn “Will you come and follow me” … More Pruning for Bountiful Growth
Rev Deborah was the preacher on Sunday 18 April. Here is her sermon for you to ponder again … More Why are you frightened?
Welcome to morning worship for the forth Sunday of Easter, in which we celebrate Jesus as the Good Shepherd. We begin by singing together the hymn “In heavenly love abiding” … More Jesus: The Good Shepherd
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the forth Sunday of Easter. Today Rev Sue presides and Rev Deborah preaches … More Fear and Doubt
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 11 April, recorded live at St Margaret’s Prestwich. We begin with the hymn “I Danced in the Morning”, sung here by Rev Deborah and Carol, accompanied by Tom … More Lockdown/Locked in/Locked Out – service