To know, grow and show the love of God
The September 2023 magazine contains a letter from Cath Hilton about her recent zip wire exploits plus updates from our church groups.
Our September 2023 Bible readings include Jesus telling more short stories to help us think about how best we should live alongside others.
Our next Sunday pm worship service is at 7pm on August 27th. We’re calling this: ‘Psalms for Life’ – a celebration of psalms in our daily life.
One commentator describes it as: “Jesus with his compassion down”. Another: “Beware the dog”. Perhaps we call it: “Small crumbs of comfort”.
Elijah might well have sung along to “hello darkness my old friend” but unlike Simon & Garfunkel’s silence, God’s silence is a place where people are able to love each other.
Our August 2023 Bible readings have the Transfiguration, then more of our journey through Romans & Matthew plus options for the OT readings.
Our next Sunday evening worship is at 7pm on July 30th. This one is called: ‘Sorry – is it the hardest word?’ You’re very welcome to join us.
May the same be true for us and Psalm 67. May this Song of God’s Blessing come back and meet us to heal us when we need it most.
I wonder what would have happened if my wife had seen the field with the wheat and the weeds. I suspect she would have pulled the lot up – and then not told the landowner to see how long it was before he noticed.
No less an authority than the teacher in Peppa Pig once said that poetry was “a magical way of using words that puts a picture in your mind”
‘I’m just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood’. Do we misunderstand when Jesus talks about a yoke?
Whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple—truly I tell you, none of these will lose their reward.
Out of whatever pain and grief that we may be in right now, may we too know newness of life. To both grieve a loss and celebrate a life.
In the July and August 2023 magazine there’s a tribute to Nancy Hall. There’s also lots about what’s going on in our church and community.
The July 2023 Bible readings includes selections from different parts of the Old Testament, a trip through Romans and more from Matthew’s Gospel.
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