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March 2021 church magazine

March 2021 church magazine

Please find a link below to our March 2021 church magazine: Our churches will be opening back up again for…

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March 2021 Bible readings

March 2021 Bible readings

In our March 2021 Bible readings we have God’s rules for life; the adoption of Moses; God writing on our heart and speaking from heaven…

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A beer on a Friday night

A beer on a Friday night

Noah got out of the ark, gave thanks to God, had a barbecue, where he burnt everything and then he got drunk. Maybe it was on a Friday night?

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The bathed and the bewildered

The bathed and the bewildered

Jesus was bathed in light and there were two Old Testament figures: Moses and Elijah. The disciples were bewildered. How to respond?

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Wisdom is a gift

Wisdom is a gift

The Bible teaches that Wisdom is a gift that God prepared for those who love him. In Proverbs, we’re told it existed even before creation.

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Time for a closer look

Time for a closer look

Our next Sunday@Seven will be on February 28th. It will be a Reflection for Lent called: “Time for a closer look” led by Nigel Silvester.

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Please support our work

Please support our work

To financially support our work we’re completely reliant on regular giving, one-off donations, fund raising and hiring out of rooms.

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February 2021 magazine

February 2021 magazine

The magazine includes a tribute to Jess Dewhirst, who died on Advent Sunday 2020. Jess knitted and nattered, but not necessarily in that order.

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February 2021 Bible Readings

February 2021 Bible Readings

The February 2021 Bible readings include wisdom and Word, whirlwind and transfiguration, rainbows and wilderness, name changes and a rebuke.

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Wedding at Cana

Wedding at Cana

Any shortcomings would be remembered. So, difficulties with the wine supply at this particular wedding at Cana needed to be sorted.

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Looking Forward

Looking Forward

Our next Sunday@Seven service is entitled ‘Looking forward’ and will be Zoomed on January 31st, 2021. We would love for you to join us.

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Come and see

Come and see

Sometimes that’s all we are asked or called to do. To simply say to someone: ‘come and see’. I wonder how often we do it though.

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I come to you

I come to you

In Matthew, John says to Jesus: “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” Jesus’ answer, spoken or not, is “I come to you”.

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My Beloved

My Beloved

He takes time to talk about being ‘beloved’ – but there’s no loitering in fields with shepherds or journeying in search of a wandering star.

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Star of wonder

Star of wonder

Perhaps we can imagine a huge star of wonder hanging over us right now, there for all to see and to respond to, guiding others to find Jesus.

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