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October 2020 church magazine

October 2020 church magazine

There are features on Harvest and Church for a Different World – which includes a letter from the Bishop of Manchester. Also updates from Mothers’ Union and the Walking Group. Plus prayers, reflections and news of upcoming services and events.

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October 2020 Bible readings

October 2020 Bible readings

This month we have vineyards and harvest, cheerful giving, eating and drinking. We also have circumcision and weak knees, trumpets and singing…

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Jonah: it wasn’t supposed to be like this

Jonah: it wasn’t supposed to be like this

Today we get that awkward bit in Jonah. A prophet wasn’t supposed to be upset when a warning is heeded. King’s aren’t supposed to take notice.

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness

For us there’s always forgiveness, no matter what we’ve done, how far we’ve strayed or how many times we have erred. God forgives every time.

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All that he had made

All that he had made

We’re in Creation Season, a time for thinking about God as Creator and Sustainer. Hence our next Sunday@Seven meeting: ‘All that he had made’.

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Restoration People

Restoration People

If two of us agree on something it has heavenly consequences. It’s meant to put us on notice. A community marked by love and restoration.

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September 2020 magazine

September 2020 magazine

There are articles on Creation Season and Daily Hope as well as information about upcoming events. There are also pieces from the Mothers’ Union, and the Scouts as well as a reflection from Nigel on how technology allowed us to keep in touch during lock-down – and needs to continue as part of our service to others.

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Is there a burning bush waiting for you?

Is there a burning bush waiting for you?

Perhaps there is a burning bush out there, waiting just for you? Let’s find out more from a God eager to talk about new directions.

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September 2020 Bible readings

September 2020 Bible readings

This month we have Joseph being reconciled with his brothers, Jonah getting really annoyed, and Jesus telling stories about vineyards and sons not doing what they said they would.

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Jesus’ top 10 tips for dining out

Jesus’ top 10 tips for dining out

We thought ‘Jesus’ top 10 tips for dining out’ would be a way to think differently about Jesus and about ourselves. And we’ll sing some good songs too!

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Get out of the boat

Get out of the boat

There were 12 disciples – but only one felt inclined to get out of the boat and take a short walk. Perhaps you are that one person in 12?

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Click here for your free gift

Click here for your free gift

What if you received an e-mail from ‘God’? Would you open it? Would it make a difference if ‘God’ was offering you a free gift but you had to press on a link?

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August 2020 church magazine

August 2020 church magazine

You’ll find plenty of prayer and reflection, news and views in our August 2020 church magazine. But we’ll need to hold back on the social stuff for a little longer. And there’s a reminder of our global responsibilities, in this appeal to help those in our link diocese of Lahore in Pakistan…

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August 2020 Bible readings

August 2020 Bible readings

In the August 2020 Bible readings we have Jesus making a little food stretch a long way then taking a short-cut across a lake. There’s also Elijah having a moment in a cave and Moses coming across some smouldering shrubbery.

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Water is life

Water is life

The Bible is full of water stories. From Genesis when God moved over the water to Revelation and the river of the water of life. Water, water everywhere!

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