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May 2021 church magazine

May 2021 church magazine

Our May 2021 church magazine is our Pentecost edition and includes articles on the Ascension, Rogation and ‘Thy Kingdom Come 2021’.

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May 2021 Bible readings

May 2021 Bible readings

Our May 2021 bible readings have a chariot, a vine, lots of abiding, fruit, tongues of fire, seraphs – and an only begotten Son…

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Running the Race

Running the Race

We next meet for our Sunday evening informal worship at 7pm on April 25th. It will be called ‘Running the Race’, led by Nigel Silvester.

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Why do we believe?

Why do we believe?

Seeing is believing. Or is it? Do we believe everything we read in the newspapers or see on television or on film. Not always and rightly so.

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Blessed assurance

Blessed assurance

Thomas’ insistence on testing the truth made it possible for us to believe in the resurrection, to give us assurance, to accept Jesus’ words.

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He has been raised

He has been raised

Mark the brief. Mark the sometimes hasty; Mark who gets to the point and gets there quickly. And the point is: HE HAS BEEN RAISED!

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Washing of feet

Washing of feet

Is your least favourite time of the church year Maundy Thursday? And for no other reason than because it’s the ‘Washing of Feet Day’?

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Come, thou long un-expected Jesus

Come, thou long un-expected Jesus

Did you notice something un-expected in our Gospel reading today from Mark? Frankly, Jesus acts like he’s a day-tripping tourist.

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Journey through Holy Week

Journey through Holy Week

You are warmly invited to join us as we journey through Holy Week. Readings, meditations, prayers and songs – Palm Sunday to Maundy Thursday.

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April 2021 church magazine

April 2021 church magazine

Welcome to our April 2021 church magazine, which is our Easter edition. It contains news and updates plus reflections and prayers for Easter.

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April 2021 Bible readings

April 2021 Bible readings

The April 2021 Bible readings include a rolling stone, a risen Lord, believers sharing resources, Thomas being honest and Peter preaching.

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Jeremiah – hope and consolation

Jeremiah – hope and consolation

Jeremiah isn’t often known for hope and consolation. Indeed he has a reputation for being a miserable so-and-so, mournful and sorrowful.

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Thanked, treated and loved

Thanked, treated and loved

For most folk it’s Mother’s Day and mums are waiting to be thanked, treated and loved. Quite right too, as there is nobody like your mum.

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Yemen: Aid cuts

Yemen: Aid cuts

Slashing aid to Yemen, a country on the brink of famine, is a betrayal of Britain’s claim to global leadership and of British values. Oxfam

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Making an Entrance

Making an Entrance

We next meet for our Sunday evening worship at 7pm on March 28th, Palm Sunday. It will be called: “Making an Entrance” led by Nigel Silvester.

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