St John & St Mark Church Bury

to know, grow and show the love of God

Service Type: Sunday Service @ Christ Church

The main service at our sister church, Christ Church Walmersley. The congregation size is normally around 50 and the service lasts about an hour.

Forgiveness

Families are wonderful, aren’t they? What would we do without them?  They provide us with good times and occasionally not…

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Families are wonderful, aren’t they? What would we do without them?  They provide us with good times and occasionally not so good times. In our Old Testament reading, we heard…
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Orchestration and Spontaneity

Bible Text: Matthew 21:1-11 | Preacher: Nigel Silvester | Series: Lent | A story of liberation It would have been…

Sunday, April 5, 2020
A story of liberation It would have been very busy that day. Jerusalem packed with pilgrims coming into the city from all over to celebrate the Passover. Inspired by the…
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Mind the Gap

Bible Text: Luke 16:19-31 | Preacher: Ian Banks, Nigel Silvester | Series: After Pentecost | Ian. Nigel and I had…

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Ian. Nigel and I had originally planned a talk which was very loosely based on a sermon given over 60 years ago by Martin Luther King Jr (1). His sermon…
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The faith challenge

Bible Text: Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 | Preacher: Nigel Silvester | Series: After Trinity | Faith – how many times did we…

Sunday, August 11, 2019
Faith – how many times did we hear the word in our reading? 6. The word is mentioned some 400 times in the Bible, depending on which version you read.…
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Our journey

Bible Text: James 5:13-20 | Preacher: Gill Barnett | Series: After Trinity | ‘Our journey’ was a sermon delivered by…

Sunday, September 30, 2018
'Our journey' was a sermon delivered by the Reverend Gill Barnett on 30th September 2018. This was her swansong last service with us before she moves to her new home…
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Do you bear amazing messages?

Bible Text: Amos 7:7-15 | Preacher: Ian Banks | Series: After Trinity | There’s a novel called ‘Night flight’. It…

Sunday, July 15, 2018
There’s a novel called ‘Night flight’. It was written in the 1930's and it's about aviation. But in it there’s this classic line: “In every crowd are certain persons who…
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Here am I send me

Bible Text: John 3:1-17 | Preacher: Ian Banks | Series: Trinity | It’s Trinity Sunday, so this is normally when…

Sunday, May 27, 2018
It’s Trinity Sunday, so this is normally when you get illustrations trying to explain the Trinity - like the Sun giving light, heat and radiation, 3 aspects but one Sun.…
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