St John & St Mark Church Bury
To know, grow and show the love of God
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.
Perhaps we all need to be more expressive in our greetings and relationships to reflect the good news and the blessings we have received.
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.
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.
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.
The young man eventually did gain nobility. Judi discovered that her family tree included someone who had lived in the real Elsinore Castle.
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!
December 2021 bible readings include messengers, John in the wilderness, rejoicing & Elizabeth’s hospitality to an unmarried, pregnant girl.
A free Christmas Dinner is available from Bury Parish Church Hall on Christmas Day, December 25th. Contact 07855 306 074 to order your meal.
The Kingdom of God is around us and within us. It beckons us to live by its vision and values now, not some point in the future. Pius XI was right…
One of my favourite films is Whistle Down the Wind. A group of children led by Kathy find a man in a barn and believe that he is Jesus.
Our Sunday evening worship service will be at 7pm on November 28th, 2021 – the start of Advent. The theme is: ‘Maranatha, Come Lord Jesus’.
Jonah’s physical presence in Ninevah brings disruption and unhinges everything. The city stops. Everyone repents, animals too!
The November 2021 magazine has some thoughts from Margery: It’s not enough to remember those who died in wars if we don’t work for peace…
November 2021 Bible readings include Jonah with a very short sermon, Jesus calling disciples away from their day job and God in a wheelchair (look it up!)
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