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From the shadows

From the shadows

Lazarus has to do that for himself. He chooses to rise and return to the living, walking tentatively from the shadows towards the light.

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April 2023 Magazine

April 2023 Magazine

The April 2023 magazine has reflections about Good Friday and Easter, an article on the new Bishop of Bolton and news on upcoming events.

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April 2023 Bible readings

April 2023 Bible readings

The April 2023 Bible readings include the Gospel stories of the death of Jesus, the resurrection and what happened in the weeks to follow.

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Qualities of a mother

Qualities of a mother

If I asked what qualities you look for in a mother, what would you come up with? In Hagar, we have someone, who, against all odds, survives.

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Sorry but that’s the rules!

Sorry but that’s the rules!

Please join us for ‘Sorry but that’s the rules!’ on 26th March. This will be a reminder of the 10 Commandments and what they mean for us today.

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Looks on the heart

Looks on the heart

God says that he doesn’t look at appearances, he looks on the heart. David is ‘the one’ and the spirit of the Lord came mightily upon him.

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The Eagles Wing – can you help?

The Eagles Wing – can you help?

We are urgently needing funding to continue our support for destitute asylum seekers who come to The Eagles Wing each week for help.

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Born again

Born again

Do we not want to understand what being born again means? Do we think we are alright with God, that our place in the kingdom is assured?

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Shema Yisrael

Shema Yisrael

Shema Yisrael! Hear, O Israel! The word shema means more than listen. It means obey. Do something. If you don’t do, then you’ve not heard.

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Who we are

Who we are

We need to figure out who we are and what we should be doing. What kind of mother or father, husband or wife, son or daughter will we be?

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March 2023 magazine

March 2023 magazine

This March 2023 magazine covers updates from many of our groups as well as news from the wider Mission Community of which we are part.

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March 2023 Bible readings

March 2023 Bible readings

Here are the March 2023 Bible readings which we’ll be using in church. Please make use of these readings and…

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Thank You – DEC Earthquake Appeal

Over the last two Sunday’s we have had an open collection during our morning church services for the DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

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Hungry and thirsty

Hungry and thirsty

Come and join us for worship and reflection as we explore the theme: ‘Hungry and Thirsty’ to tie with the first Gospel reading in Lent.

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He dazzles

He dazzles

Jesus no longer dazzles. He’s back in his dusty robes when we meet the second beloved son. One at the top of the mountain. One at the bottom.

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