One way to get to grips with the stories from the gospels is to imagine ourselves in them. With his painting “Storm on the sea of Galilee”, Rembrandt did just that. He was just twenty-seven when he painted this picture, his only seascape. It is difficult to imagine its impact as it is over five feet high, and more than four feet wide. Sadly, you cannot go to see it for yourselves. No one knows where it is – it was stolen from a museum in 1990. … More Trusting in Jesus
This is the sermon given by Rev Sue on Sunday 6 June.
The Old Testament reading was part of the second creation story in Genesis. In this story God creates the earth and the heavens in just one day. There are plants and flowers, but there is no one to look after creation … More Original Blessing
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the first Sunday after Trinity. Rev Deborah presides and Rev Sue preaches on Genesis 3.8-15 and Mark 3.20-35.
We begin with the hymn “All my hope on God is founded” … More God and Creation
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion, live-streamed from the vicarage by Rev Deborah. https://fb.watch/37MJbYx8xI/
This sermon was given by Rev Sue on Ash Wednesday 2020. It was followed by a time of prayerful self reflection and the opportunity to take part in the Imposition of Ashes … More Let he who is without Sin…
Every one of us could probably think of something that we had done – or said – or been, that we would think was unforgivable. We can’t forgive ourselves – and certainly can’t believe that God would want to … More Trinity 13: Lost and Found
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Wednesday 9 October 2019. You can listen again here … More Jonah
The readings we have today can seem quite harsh … More Trinity 20
One of the most uncomfortable things about reading the Bible is that when Jesus talks about sin, he is never pointing his finger away from us at the other people, the bad ones, the ones not like us … More Unforgivable Sin
Picture the scene. It’s the Sunday after Jesus appeared to Mary in the garden, and then to the disciples in the house. They are there again, talking excitedly about what might happen next. Except for Thomas who is sitting in the corner with his head buried in his hands … More Low Sunday – Showing Scars