As I write this the temperature outside is 30°C. That used to be exceptional – now I am taking it in my stride. On a similarly hot day in the gardens of Lambeth Palace, we were discussing Climate Change around the table. One bishop referred to the rains in his country becoming unpredictable … More When I with awesome wonder…
Today’s theme could be one of patience. To have the patience of a saint is described as an immense and unyielding degree of patience, especially in the face of problems or difficulties.
God certainly does have a lot of patience. … More Patience, Possessions, and God’s Call
It is very unusual for me to ‘give away’ the text of a song before it is heard in church, but our Sunday School Singers have devoted much time and effort to learning this … More Beautiful World Paul Field
In 2018 the world woke up to the dangers of plastic waste when Sir David Attenborough’s series Blue Planet 2 showed the shocking scenes of birds and sea mammals dying because of plastic pollution … More Plastic Free Prestwich
COP26: Was it good news or bad news?
The answer, of course, is both. Progress has been made – but is it enough? Here is a very brief summary for those of us who found it hard to cope with the quantity of information and opinion that came our way … More Peace for us, peace for the earth?
In a museum, many years ago, there was an amazing exhibit. It was a tiny globe, just a few feet in diameter, yet it held so much mystery and so much beauty within it that people travelled for miles and miles, just to see it. There were always crowds around it and queues lined up, patiently waiting for their turn to view the wonder … More October’s Letter from the Vicar
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for our Harvest Festival. Rev Sue presides and Rev Deborah will preach – ably assisted by our Sunday School children … More Harvest Festival 2021
This September we are doing things a little differently. We, with many churches of many denominations throughout the world, are celebrating the season of creation. It runs for the four Sundays of September, and then culminates in the Harvest Festival the first week of October … More A Time for Creation
On the first Sunday of Lent, Rev Deborah’s sermon on stewardship was interrupted by a ‘heckler’, who inadvertently helped to deliver the sermon for her! … More FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT – A REVIEW OF STEWARDSHIP 2020