“What are you learning in Sunday school?” “Last week,” the boy replied, “our lesson was about when Jesus went to a wedding and turned water into wine.” Then the host said, “And what did you learn from that story?” The boy replied, “If you’re going to have a wedding, make sure you invite Jesus!” … More The Wedding at Cana
I remember a few years ago when I went to America for the first time we landed in California and went to get a meal at the airport before travelling to our destination. I was surprised to find a card on the table explaining that a glass of water was no longer routinely served with food. There was a drought, and water could only be supplied on request. … More The God who intervenes
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the third Sunday of Epiphany, livestreamed this morning by Rev Sue.
We begin with the hymn “Father, Lord of all Creation” … More Epiphany 3
Water is a precious commodity; life would not be possible without it. Looking out of the window in November you would be forgiven for thinking that we have plenty of water in the UK … More Think outside the sink!
At this time of year St Margaret’s Children’s Choir likes to sing a song about the process of planting, nurturing, growing and harvesting crops. It is a happy tune that swings along in lilting 6/8 time, and reminds me of the story of the Little Red Hen … More Harvest Song
“Leaving Lismore” is a traditional Scottish folk song that I was introduced to about a year ago. These words were set to it by Helen Kennedy and seem appropriate at the Easter season and the coming of Pentecost … More “Spirit of God” (Church Hymnary 4, no. 722)
Everything was perfect. The perfect day. The guests dressed up to the nines, the ceremony, the food – until the wine ran out. Disaster! … More Water into Wine/Launch of the Year of Mission
Today’s beautiful encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well is the second of four personal encounters with Jesus during Lent from John’s gospel – each showing a particular gift that he brings to us and written so that we, too, can engage in that personal encounter with Jesus that will reveal that gift to us in the way that God seeks to uniquely touch our own lives … More THE WOMAN AT THE WELL