St John & St Mark Church Bury

To know, grow and show the love of God

Category: Nurture

Other boats were with him

Other boats were with him

We need a nudge to remember that there are other people in other boats out there when we’re in a storm – and Jesus calms it for them too.

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Do not be afraid?

Do not be afraid?

Do not be afraid may be the most common phrase in the scriptures, but we know that we have been afraid; and we will be again.

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Let everything that has breath

Let everything that has breath

Our next Sunday@Seven service is on June 27th. It will be called: ‘Let everything that has breath, praise the Lord’ led by Nigel Silvester.

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The Kingdom of God is…

The Kingdom of God is…

The kingdom of God is like a gardener. But this gardener doesn’t exactly seem to be pushing himself. He throws some seed and goes back to bed

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June 2021 church magazine

June 2021 church magazine

Our June 2021 church magazine includes news and updates plus a piece on Stewardship and information on the new Manchester Deaneries.

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June 2021 Bible Readings

June 2021 Bible Readings

The June 2021 Bible readings include God in a garden, whirlwinds, mustard seeds, rough seas – and one healing interrupted by another.

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Real danger

Real danger

Most of us rarely face real danger. There is stress, perhaps, but actual danger, not so much. However, sometimes life changes.

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Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

We next meet for our monthly Sunday evening informal worship at 7pm on May 30th 2021. It will be called…

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Coming to faith

Coming to faith

Coming to faith happens in different ways. For some it’s a gentle, gradual process which may happen over many years. For others, it’s sudden.

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Love, the towel and the bowl

Love, the towel and the bowl

How different would things have been if the church had taken the towel and the bowl from the foot washing as its sign rather than the cross?

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A vine, branches and a chariot

A vine, branches and a chariot

This week it’s a vine, branches – and an Ethiopian in a chariot. We’re still in Easter Season and still getting a sense of who this Jesus is.

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God showed up

God showed up

In the Wilderness, God showed up – and if he didn’t, the people perished. But people soon forget. They did then – and we do now.

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The Shepherd’s Voice

The Shepherd’s Voice

There’s a theme today of listening for the shepherd’s voice… the nearest most of us get are woolly jumpers, shepherd’s pie and Countryfile.

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May 2021 church magazine

May 2021 church magazine

Our May 2021 church magazine is our Pentecost edition and includes articles on the Ascension, Rogation and ‘Thy Kingdom Come 2021’.

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May 2021 Bible readings

May 2021 Bible readings

Our May 2021 bible readings have a chariot, a vine, lots of abiding, fruit, tongues of fire, seraphs – and an only begotten Son…

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