St John & St Mark Church Bury

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Service Type: Sunday Service @ St John & St Mark

This is the main service at St John & St Mark’s. It usually lasts just over an hour and has a congregation of around 60 people.

Brief Encounter

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Do you like having visitors to stay?  I do even although it means that I have to clean up a little more vigorously than usual.  Amend that – a lot…
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We Are Prepared

Sunday, March 1, 2020
I was looking at an internet poll the other day on the top 10 things people had said they were giving up for Lent. I’m going to share with you…
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Sunday, January 12, 2020
Old Trafford has a number of places of worship. Our banns were heard at St Hilda’s, Old Trafford. But far and away the largest place of worship has thousands of…
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What’s important to you?

Sunday, October 20, 2019
What is important to you? What's worth fighting for? What would make you be determined and persistent, not give up, not be put off until you got it sorted? Is…
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The Shrewd Manager

Sunday, September 22, 2019
In my former life as a teacher I often encountered pupils who found it difficult to grasp the ideas I was trying to get across.  Notably when I tried to…
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St Bartholomew & the PoW

Sunday, August 25, 2019
In a book that I have that was written some 50 years ago, the Editor quotes a poem written on the wall of a prison cell by an English Prisoner…
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Possessed by possessions?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Good morning, it is good to be here. I wonder - do you have a cupboard under the stairs where possessions get put when you don’t know what to do…
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Sunday, June 2, 2019
For the Vicar of Dibley heaven meant being surrounded by mountains of chocolate. And many think of heaven in terms of food and drink: heavenly food, heavenly wine. For others…
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Seeing is believing or is it?

Sunday, April 28, 2019
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. You only…
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Blessings and Woes

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Our reading this morning from Luke chapter 6 is headed “Blessings and Woes”. Jesus speaking to his disciples, telling them who will be blessed and who won’t. Very similar to…
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Turning Points

Sunday, January 13, 2019
It is good to be back.  May I wish you somewhat belatedly a Happy New Year!  New year is a time for looking back and for looking forward. It is…
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Journeys – Epiphany 2019

Sunday, January 6, 2019
'A cold coming we had of it' - so wrote T S Eliot in his poem, Journey of the Magi (1927) - and later, 'A hard time we had of…
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