The word abide is not a common word nowadays and yet it is used yet it is used eight times in this short passage. It is also mentioned in our second reading – God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them … More ABIDE IN ME
We’ve just heard one of the best-known parables of Jesus. It speaks of the sower sowing the seed. Some of the seed was eaten by birds, some choked by weed, some didn’t have enough soil to send down roots. But some produced flourishing plants that themselves produced plenty of grain … More Letting the Word take root and flourish.
I wonder if anyone played the game of careers as a child? It was a board game, a bit like monopoly, although instead of buying property, as you moved around the board you followed different occupations, which would bring you happiness, money or fame. You set your own goals at the beginning, and won by being the first to achieve them. It gave a very simple message – life is a competition, success is what matters … More There is no Pecking Order in the Kingdom of God
On Sunday 23 April, Rev Deborah’s sermon served as her report on the past year for our Annual Parochial Church Meeting … More APCM REPORT 2017