Sadly we were unable to livestream this morning service of Holy communion for All Saints Day. However, here are the hymns and readings. The sermon will be added as soon as it’s available … More All Saints Day
This is Rev Sue’s article from the October issue of our parish magazine. Here it is for you again: Eight years ago, we moved into the area and began to look around for a church where I would worship every Sunday. We went to a few different churches, but none was quite right. Then we … More Taking off the L plates
Good morning and welcome to Holy Communion for Sunday 17 October.
Due to unforeseen circumstances our organist was not available for the beginning of the service. Nevertheless, we began with “O Worship the King” … More Our Messiah Serves
What sort of person are you? A very leading question and not a pick-up question (am a bit long in the tooth for that sort of approach), but what sort of things do you like to watch or read? … More Servant Messiah
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?