St John & St Mark Church Bury

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The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story

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.

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Greetings and Blessings

Greetings and Blessings

Perhaps we all need to be more expressive in our greetings and relationships to reflect the good news and the blessings we have received.

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Sanctuary

Sanctuary

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.

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Welcome

Welcome

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.

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Coffee morning & book fair

Coffee morning & book fair

We’re having another Coffee Morning today – this time with a Book Fair! So, there will be lots more pre-loved…

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The word of God came to…

The word of God came to…

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.

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Hope and family trees

Hope and family trees

The young man eventually did gain nobility. Judi discovered that her family tree included someone who had lived in the real Elsinore Castle.

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December and January magazine

December and January magazine

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!

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December 2021 Bible readings

December 2021 Bible readings

December 2021 bible readings include messengers, John in the wilderness, rejoicing & Elizabeth’s hospitality to an unmarried, pregnant girl.

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Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning

For the first time in about 2 years, we’re having a Coffee Morning! There will be books, toys, jigsaws, cards,…

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Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

A free Christmas Dinner is available from Bury Parish Church Hall on Christmas Day, December 25th. Contact 07855 306 074 to order your meal.

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What sort of King?

What sort of King?

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…

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Whistle down the Wind

Whistle down the Wind

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.

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Maranatha

Maranatha

Our Sunday evening worship service will be at 7pm on November 28th, 2021 – the start of Advent. The theme is: ‘Maranatha, Come Lord Jesus’.

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Interruption and disruption

Interruption and disruption

Jonah’s physical presence in Ninevah brings disruption and unhinges everything. The city stops. Everyone repents, animals too!

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