St John & St Mark Church Bury
To know, grow and show the love of God
Our next Sunday pm worship service is on Oct 30th. In ‘Standing on the shoulders of giants’ we’ll remember those who’ve left a particular impression on us.
At some stage, God’s plans will intersect with our own sense of being and purpose. We need to listen and hear and respond. To say: “send me”.
Inside the October 2022 magazine you’ll find news about Dave’s induction at Christ Church, Heaton and there’s an article on generous giving.
The October 2022 Bible readings include mustard seeds, first fruits, bread from heaven, a man who wouldn’t let go and a persistent widow…
Our next Sunday evening worship service is 7pm on Sept 25th, 2022. We’re in Creation Season and we’re calling it ‘For the beauty of the Earth’
There will be more tail wagging in heaven over one sinner that repents than over 99 righteous persons who need no repentance!
The death of Her Majesty The Queen comes with great sadness to us all. We thank God for all she did to serve this country and our Church.
But back from Renton to Moses and the original ‘Choose Life’ monologue from which this was all shamelessly, if maybe unwittingly, pinched.
That’s what the Books of Proverbs is about. Every single moment is a lesson, if we choose to take the opportunity to learn.
The September 2022 magazine includes Creation Season, 25 years of Margery and Barbara being Readers – and a farewell from the Ryan’s.
Our readings include choosing life, golden calves and dishonest tradesmen. Writing a reference and providing mediation. And Jesus telling a lot of short stories…
Compassion sees broken bodies & broken souls and then does something about it. Because God is not interested in religion but in human beings.
Our next Sunday evening worship is 7pm on August 28th, 2022. We’re calling it: ‘Standing on the shore’. Please join us for prayer, reflection and song.
Jesus was an agitator, not a pacifier. He started fires to bring justice for all. God’s love causes division because it makes people uncomfortable.
May the faithfulness of Abraham and Sarah be an example to us so that we too may prove faithful and hopeful in whatever the future holds for us.
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