St John & St Mark Church Bury

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Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

We next meet for our monthly Sunday evening informal worship at 7pm on May 30th 2021. It will be called…

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Coming to faith

Coming to faith

Coming to faith happens in different ways. For some it’s a gentle, gradual process which may happen over many years. For others, it’s sudden.

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Love, the towel and the bowl

Love, the towel and the bowl

How different would things have been if the church had taken the towel and the bowl from the foot washing as its sign rather than the cross?

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Tots FC football

Tots FC football

Tots FC is a unique football-specific programme for pre-school children that’s ideal for tots from 18 month olds to 3 year olds in Tiny Tots.

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A vine, branches and a chariot

A vine, branches and a chariot

This week it’s a vine, branches – and an Ethiopian in a chariot. We’re still in Easter Season and still getting a sense of who this Jesus is.

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God showed up

God showed up

In the Wilderness, God showed up – and if he didn’t, the people perished. But people soon forget. They did then – and we do now.

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The Shepherd’s Voice

The Shepherd’s Voice

There’s a theme today of listening for the shepherd’s voice… the nearest most of us get are woolly jumpers, shepherd’s pie and Countryfile.

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May 2021 church magazine

May 2021 church magazine

Our May 2021 church magazine is our Pentecost edition and includes articles on the Ascension, Rogation and ‘Thy Kingdom Come 2021’.

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May 2021 Bible readings

May 2021 Bible readings

Our May 2021 bible readings have a chariot, a vine, lots of abiding, fruit, tongues of fire, seraphs – and an only begotten Son…

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Running the Race

Running the Race

We next meet for our Sunday evening informal worship at 7pm on April 25th. It will be called ‘Running the Race’, led by Nigel Silvester.

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Why do we believe?

Why do we believe?

Seeing is believing. Or is it? Do we believe everything we read in the newspapers or see on television or on film. Not always and rightly so.

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Blessed assurance

Blessed assurance

Thomas’ insistence on testing the truth made it possible for us to believe in the resurrection, to give us assurance, to accept Jesus’ words.

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He has been raised

He has been raised

Mark the brief. Mark the sometimes hasty; Mark who gets to the point and gets there quickly. And the point is: HE HAS BEEN RAISED!

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Washing of feet

Washing of feet

Is your least favourite time of the church year Maundy Thursday? And for no other reason than because it’s the ‘Washing of Feet Day’?

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Come, thou long un-expected Jesus

Come, thou long un-expected Jesus

Did you notice something un-expected in our Gospel reading today from Mark? Frankly, Jesus acts like he’s a day-tripping tourist.

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