Why am I writing about a Christmas Carol? Because it highlights a less palatable part of the Christmas story, which is often glossed over: the massacre of the innocents … More The Coventry Carol
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Sunday 5 January 2020, and was based on: Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Today we celebrate the arrival of the Magi or the wisemen. It is a story that we are familiar with through nativities scenes, stories from our youth and of course Matthew’s gospel, which we heard … More Epiphany 2020
This sermon was given by our Reader Christine on Christmas Day. As a child and young mum, I remember watching Blue Peter and I was fascinated by the idea of time capsules. I’ve got to admit I didn’t realise that “Blue Peter” is still running as a show and you can also chat live to … More Christmas Day 2019
On the twelfth day of Christmas my True Love sent to me…gold, frankincense and myrrh, delivered by an unspecified number of “wise” men who had travelled a long and arduous journey from the east, guided only by an unusually bright star in the sky … More Navidad Nuestra: Los Reyes Magos Ariel Ramirez (1921-2010)
This article first appeared in the January 2014 issue of our parish magazine.
“Song of the Wise Men” is a Puerto Rican traditional folk carol. I think I discovered it two Christmases ago at St Margaret’s and fell in love with it … More “Song of the Wise Men” (trad., arr. Bullard b.1947)
I guess this is one of the few sermons you have heard that has started with a cake … More FESTIVAL OF THE KINGS (EPIPHANY)
This address was first delivered by Rev Deborah at the midnight service on Christmas Eve 2016.
There are many different headlines that hit the news. Just occasionally an inspiring event or a heart warming action may hit the headlines … More Good News!