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Category: Nurture

Simeon and Anna

Simeon and Anna

Luke quickly introduces Simeon and then Anna. He introduces song and passion and expectancy. Now we get to look forward to the future.

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February 2023 magazine

February 2023 magazine

In the February 2023 magazine you’ll find reviews of our local Mission Community launch and the wonderful Ukrainian Christmas Service.

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February 2023 Bible readings

February 2023 Bible readings

The February 2023 Bible readings include trumpets, lights under bushels, God seeing that it was good, lilies, Moses up a mountain, Adam & Eve…

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What’s in the offing?

What’s in the offing?

Our first Sunday evening worship service of 2023 is at 7pm on January 29th. ‘What’s in the offing’ looks forward to the coming year.

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What are you looking for?

What are you looking for?

In our Gospel reading from John today, we have another question that could just as easily have been included: ‘What are you looking for?’

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New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

That seems like a good New Year’s resolution for each one of us. To carry those words with us each and every day, like the people of old.

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This God thing

This God thing

And the centre of this faith thing is that the God thing did actually come down and become human. He consecrated and endorsed our humanity.

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Hope, vision and joy

Hope, vision and joy

Isaiah spoke a word of hope and joy that was out of place with the rest of the narrative. A word that wouldn’t wait until things improved.

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Small signs of growth

Small signs of growth

God asks us not to count the rings of the dead wood of the past – but to look for small signs of growth, the green seedlings of the future.

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The imagination of Isaiah

The imagination of Isaiah

We’re in Advent – and each Sunday has a reading from Isaiah. Isaiah is a visual prophet. He thinks in pictures. He uses his imagination.

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December and January magazine

December and January magazine

In the December and January magazine there’s a tribute to our dear friend Meg Schofield and a great invitation to find out more about the person of Jesus.

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December 2022 Bible Readings

December 2022 Bible Readings

The December 2022 Bible readings include wolves lying down with lambs, locusts and honey, desert blossoms and a young woman bearing a son.

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What’s on – this Advent and Christmas

What’s on – this Advent and Christmas

We’d love to see you over Advent & Christmas at St John with St Mark’s, Bury and Christ Church, Walmersley. So, here’s a list of what’s on…

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Seen to be believed

Seen to be believed

For that that kingdom to be more visible, Christ has to be seen to be believed – and how he is seen is down to you and down to me

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Moonsmile – friendship can be anywhere

Moonsmile – friendship can be anywhere

Moonsmile is non-Verbal theatre for all, told through puppetry, play, music, and mask. It is co-Produced by Goofus Theatre & Yan Tan Tethera.

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