Category: Nurture

I come to you

I come to you

In Matthew, John says to Jesus: “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” Jesus’ answer, spoken or not, is “I come to you”.

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My Beloved

My Beloved

He takes time to talk about being ‘beloved’ – but there’s no loitering in fields with shepherds or journeying in search of a wandering star.

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Star of wonder

Star of wonder

Perhaps we can imagine a huge star of wonder hanging over us right now, there for all to see and to respond to, guiding others to find Jesus.

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Where I’m from

Where I’m from

I’m from Gradwell and Lumb, King and Mandela. I am from index fingers sparking across a table. Enemies transformed and forgiveness liberated.

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The proclaimers

The proclaimers

John wanted to shout it out. He repeatedly uses the word ‘proclaim’, he wanted to get it out there, to tell everyone. And what was this news?

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Where the Light Begins

Where the Light Begins

Last Sunday we had an untraditional Carol Service…. including this blessing from Jan Richardson called: ‘Where the Light Begins’.

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January 2021 bible readings

January 2021 bible readings

Our January 2021 Bible readings include wilderness men in fancy dress; the calling of small children and mouthy disciples – and soap!

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Never be the same again

Never be the same again

The first step onto the moon was a watershed in history. Our perspective could never be the same. Our Gospel is another ‘before’ and ‘after’.

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Where are you from?

Where are you from?

Where are you from? What are the places, the people, the experiences that formed your path? How does it help you understand who you are?

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Going on a journey

Going on a journey

Any fans of Strictly will be familiar with people going on a journey. Or trying not to say that they’re on a journey, but it slips out anyway.

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Heaven invites you to a party

Heaven invites you to a party

Our next Sunday@Seven service is on January 3rd, 2021. It’s called ‘Heaven invites you to a party’ – a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

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Gabriel’s Annunciation

Gabriel’s Annunciation

Our Advent Sunday Service featured some blessings, poems and prayers by Jan Richardson – including the wonderful ‘Gabriel’s Annunciation’

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December 2020 church magazine

December 2020 church magazine

Christmas is not about turkey or tinsel. It’s about remembering that God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

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December 2020 Bible readings

December 2020 Bible readings

Here are the December 2020 Bible readings. Voices in the wilderness, paths made straight, angels making announcements – a baby being born.

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Christ the King

Christ the King

Christ the King is not unapproachable – he is close to his people, he listens to his people and he gives himself for his people every day.

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