St John & St Mark Church Bury

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Category: Nurture

Reversal of fortune

Reversal of fortune

This is what Jesus often describes; so much so that the good news can be seen as an ongoing story of the reversal of fortune for many.

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In the year that King Uzziah died

In the year that King Uzziah died

In the year that King Uzziah died. Or in the year that George VI died. Or JFK. Or Diana. Or in the year that someone you loved died. 

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February 2022 magazine

February 2022 magazine

The February 2022 magazine includes a tribute to David Andrew, leading our local Mission Community and information on Fairtrade fortnight.

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Bury Holocaust Memorial Event 2022

Bury Holocaust Memorial Event 2022

Last night, Bury had a Holocaust Memorial Event. The ceremony, which had readings, music and prayers is available online for a week.

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February 2022 Bible Readings

February 2022 Bible Readings

Our February 2022 Bible readings include: breaking fishing nets, trees by water, a creative God, a storm-stilling one – and a shiny one!

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Why the wedding at Cana?

Why the wedding at Cana?

Jesus first miracle was performed at the wedding at Cana. And, on the face of it, it’s an odd choice. So, what we are to learn from this? 

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What a Revelation

What a Revelation

Our first Sunday evening worship service of the year will be at 7pm on January 30th, 2022. The theme this time is: ‘What a Revelation’. The service will be led by Nigel Silvester.

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Three Wise Women?

Three Wise Women?

In our reading from Matthew, the Magi, whether they were wise men or wise women, took great risks and made great effort to seek out Jesus.

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The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story

No stars or shepherds, no angels, no baby in a manger; but it is the Christmas Story, and it brings enough blessings to last a lifetime.

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Greetings and Blessings

Greetings and Blessings

Perhaps we all need to be more expressive in our greetings and relationships to reflect the good news and the blessings we have received.

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Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Or maybe, she had the confidence and strength now to be the person who she needed to be. Strength to be a sanctuary for someone very special.

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Welcome

Welcome

If our welcome is to work, if it’s to change things for people and yes, bring them back again, it has to be accepting and affirming of all.

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The word of God came to…

The word of God came to…

Which local valleys would you fill and which hills would you make low? For this is a word of God for us here and now, in this time and place.

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Hope and family trees

Hope and family trees

The young man eventually did gain nobility. Judi discovered that her family tree included someone who had lived in the real Elsinore Castle.

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December and January magazine

December and January magazine

Here is our bumper Christmas edition December and January magazine. The paper version can be found in church and we’d love to see you there!

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