St John & St Mark Church Bury

To know, grow and show the love of God

Category: Nurture

Her Majesty

Her Majesty

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.

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Choose Life

Choose Life

But back from Renton to Moses and the original ‘Choose Life’ monologue from which this was all shamelessly, if maybe unwittingly, pinched.

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Proverbs

Proverbs

That’s what the Books of Proverbs is about. Every single moment is a lesson, if we choose to take the opportunity to learn.

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September 2022 magazine

September 2022 magazine

The September 2022 magazine includes Creation Season, 25 years of Margery and Barbara being Readers – and a farewell from the Ryan’s.

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September 2022 Bible Readings

September 2022 Bible Readings

Our readings include choosing life, golden calves and dishonest tradesmen. Writing a reference and providing mediation. And Jesus telling a lot of short stories…

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God is not interested in religion

God is not interested in religion

Compassion sees broken bodies & broken souls and then does something about it. Because God is not interested in religion but in human beings.

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Standing on the shore

Standing on the shore

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.

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Division

Division

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.

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Faith and Hope

Faith and Hope

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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Foundations for Ministry

Foundations for Ministry

Foundations for Ministry is an exciting course open to anyone active in church life who feels a sense of vocation or calling to Ministry.

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August 2022 Bible Readings

August 2022 Bible Readings

Amongst the August 2022 Bible Readings we have Abram counting stars, Jesus asking hard questions about treasure and well-watered gardens.

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The Apprentice

The Apprentice

Our next Sunday evening worship is 7pm, July 31st, 2022. We’re calling it: ‘The Apprentice’ and we’ll be looking at learning to be a disciple of Jesus.

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Martha, Mary and the Youth Group

Martha, Mary and the Youth Group

That said, don’t you wish Jesus had replied: Martha, go and put your feet up. And to the disciples: Come on boys, we’re going to the kitchen

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The Eagles Wing – July 2022 update

The Eagles Wing – July 2022 update

Here are the summer arrangements for The Eagles Wing. They are a mutual support group for asylum seekers, refugees and local people in Bury.

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Walk on by

Walk on by

It’s possible for us to identify with any of the characters in this story. The man in the ditch, the one who cares & the ones who walk on by.

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