Bible Sunday 2021

Thou whose almighty word, Lord thy word abideth, Glorious things of thee are spoken, just 3 of our hymns today speak about God’s word telling us this is Bible Sunday. Why today you may ask, when we use the Bible every Sunday, but today we give thanks for the Bible. I’d like to begin with the following poem which I came across when preparing my reflection … More Bible Sunday 2021

All Are Welcome

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