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The Transfiguration

The Transfiguration

Here we are at the Transfiguration. The earthly Jesus, the Chosen One, shares the company of two men who are now residents of heaven.

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Prayers for Ukraine

Prayers for Ukraine

God of peace and justice, we pray for the people of Ukraine today. We pray for peace and the laying down of weapons. We pray for all those who fear for tomorrow.

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March 2022 magazine

March 2022 magazine

In the March 2022 magazine you’ll find articles on Real Easter eggs, Mothering Sunday and the options for future buildings at Christ Church.

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March 2022 Bible readings

March 2022 Bible readings

The readings in March include: looking after those who are less well off, Jesus being challenged in the desert, Abraham counting stars and Moses being saved by a number of very brave women.

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Embracing Justice

Embracing Justice

What might a spirituality shaped by biblical portrayals of justice look like in the 21st Century? That’s the question asked by our Lent Book, ‘Embracing Justice’

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The man who calmed the sea

The man who calmed the sea

In Luke, we’ve had Jesus the Son of Man, Jesus as King, Jesus the bringer of good news to the poor. Today he is the man who calmed the sea.

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All kids at heart

All kids at heart

Our next Sunday evening worship service will be at 7pm on February 28th. The theme this is: ‘All kids at heart’ and will be led by Nigel Silvester.

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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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