Wisdom says, “lay aside immaturity, and live, and walk in the way of insight.” That implies getting up and leaving the table, going back to where you were called from and sharing the invitation. The seats at this table will never be full! This is a perfect party from which no-one will be turned away once they respond.
We’ve a busy few weeks ahead of us with some upcoming food related events, which are a great opportunity to get together and have a chat.
Church is actually a school for freedom. We are free to do as we will, but we have to do that in community. So we have to learn to be free and love our neighbour as we love ourselves. Church is the community where we learn this.
This means that sometimes church is boring, tedious, other times it is bursting with excitement. It all depends…on each other and how we are. But all the time we are wrestling with how to live freely and in community.
On 4 August 1918, the fourth anniversary of the declaration of war, King George V and Queen Mary joined members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords for a special service at the Church of Saint Margaret, Westminster. The King had asked that 4 August 1918 should be observed as a National Day of Prayer: 100 days later the war ended.
On 4 August 2018 churches across the country, across the spectrum of denominations, started 100 days of prayer, peace and reconciliation. We are calling this Remembrance 100
Maureen Nuttall’s family sincerely wish to thank all relatives and friends for their cards of condolence, kind expressions of sympathy and their generous donations to Maureen’s chosen charities.
Meditation can be incorporated into one’s daily life for its health benefits of reducing stress and producing a sense of well-being.
It is also a spiritual practice found in all religious traditions.
If you’re interested in finding out more then we warmly invite you to this free, six part series.