Good morning and a very warm welcome to our service of Holy Communion, celebrating our patron saint, St Margaret of Antioch. We also celebrate music! Despite Covid regulations still restricting singing during worship, today we share with you all we recently learned during the “Inspiring Music in Worship” course attended by many of our music group, Maggie’s Music Makers. Rev Sue will preside, Rev Deborah will preach, and Reader Christine will share with us the reasons behind each hymn choice … More The Importance of Music in Worship
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?
Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet, was an English composer, probably best known for stirring hymns and anthems such as “Jerusalem” and “I Was Glad” … More “There is a Country Far Beyond the Stars” Parry (1848-1918)
This week’s Lent session on Creative Prayer was led by Rev Janet Butterworth, and focused on Art as a medium for creative prayer … More Creative Prayer for Lent #2 – Art