In 1989 Stephen Covey published his book the seven habits of highly effective people. It sold more than 25 million copies and has become a “Bible” among self-help books. I have a feeling that, in fact, everything he wrote about could be found in the actual Bible, which has been offering practical wisdom for two millennia … More It’s all about perspective
What image comes to your mind when you think of someone or something that’s really clean inside and out? For me it is the image of a baby/child at their Baptism. They are brought to the font with a clean heart and are baptised with Holy Water in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit … More August 29 Trinity 13 Clean Inside and Out
One of the most thought-provoking statements about church I have come across is:
“The Church exists primarily for the sake of those who are still outside it.”
It was said by William Temple over 75 years ago and has been much quoted since. One might argue that he goes too far, that a church where the care of faithful members is not a priority has lost its way, but nevertheless we are challenged by it. The church is most definitely not a club for likeminded people. … More All Are Welcome
This is the sermon given by Rev Deborah on the evening of Maundy Thursday … More Foot washing? Shoe-shining? or something else?
This year, owing to the pandemic, our act of service for Maundy Thursday will be polishing shoes rather than washing feet. Revs Deborah and Sue explain all: … More Maundy Thursday 2021
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout Lent we are pleased to offer you an appropriate Lenten hymn.
The sixth week of Lent is Holy Week, and today is Maundy Thursday … More Thy will be done
Every Tuesday and Thursday in Lent we will bring you a short reflection based on one of the Stations of the Cross. Today is Maundy Thursday.
Today Rev Deborah talks about Station 13: Jesus dies on the cross … More Station of the Cross 13: Jesus dies on the cross
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 our service of Holy Communion, live-streamed from the vicarage by Rev Deborah. https://fb.watch/37MJbYx8xI/