To know, grow and show the love of God
The December 2023 magazine includes news about all the upcoming events in Advent, Christmas and the New Year along with prayers and reflections.
In the December 2023 Bible readings we have a potter and some clay; valleys lifted up and mountains made low; and shepherds visiting a manger
A free Christmas Dinner will be available from the Hall at Bury Parish Church, between 1pm and 3pm on Christmas Day, Monday 25th December.
Let’s think too of our own lost loved ones. Some old and full of years. Others whose time was cut-short. Because we will remember them.
On this Bible Sunday, all these ancient and modern thoughts of remembering and reverence, of re-building, repair and restoration…
Our November 2023 Bible readings include the promise that those who mourn will be comforted and that justice will roll down like waters.
The November 2023 magazine includes pictures from the Scarecrow festival and a review of photographer Jim Metcalfe’s visit to the Open Group.
Our next Sunday evening worship service is at 7pm on October 29th. You’re very welcome to join us for a time of ‘Celtic Evening Worship.’
For those of a certain vintage, our parable is like a Roald Dahl ‘Tales of the Unexpected’. Or one of those Zombie horror movies on Netflix.
The chief priests were not the landowners at all but the tenants, tenants who’d be replaced. Then they remember the vineyard represents Israel.
In the October 2023 magazine you can find a tribute to Ralph Mallinson plus news and updates from our churches and from the wider community.
Our October 2023 Bible readings have some tricksy questions from chief priests, stories about vineyards & banquets and being called by name.
I almost said that it broke in despite Jonah, not because of him. But, on reflection, it still needed Jonah to turn up, despite his misgivings.
Not seven times or seventy seven or even seventy times seven but countless times during our lifetimes. We are continually being set free.
The forgiven, restored and repaired. Perhaps, just as in The Repair Shop, we might find that each one of us gets transformed in the process.
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