St John & St Mark Church Bury
To know, grow and show the love of God
The February 2023 Bible readings include trumpets, lights under bushels, God seeing that it was good, lilies, Moses up a mountain, Adam & Eve…
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.
In our Gospel reading from John today, we have another question that could just as easily have been included: ‘What are you looking for?’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The December 2022 Bible readings include wolves lying down with lambs, locusts and honey, desert blossoms and a young woman bearing a son.
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…
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
Moonsmile is non-Verbal theatre for all, told through puppetry, play, music, and mask. It is co-Produced by Goofus Theatre & Yan Tan Tethera.
Remembrance Sunday – We remember Des Aspin, who had that undefinable something that caused him to stand out and above all those around him.
Our next Sunday evening worship service is 7pm on November 27th, 2022. It’s Advent and we’re calling the evening: ‘Coming – ready or not.’
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