On preparing for holidays, bags are packed and we’re ready to be off. It’s an illustration I often use at a Baptism service. Once your bags are packed and loaded into the car you don’t then just sit on the drive for a week and come back raving about what a lovely time you’ve had of it. That would be pointless. You’ve made preparations: you make the journey.Read more
These ‘prayers for a priest’ are for the Reverend Gill Barnett whose final service with us was today, Sunday 30th September. She takes up a new post from 21st October as Priest-in-Charge of Healey & Hamer and St. Ann, Belfield.Read more
A picture of wisdom was drawn by comedian, Milton Jones, comparing it to cutlery. He said wisdom is not like that special set of knives and forks you keep for certain occasions, locked away in a velvet-lined box – all pristine and shiny. Rather wisdom is like a Swiss Army knife, worn and pitted, used and useful, honed and sharpened.Read more
Join us in a celebration of our journey of faith on 30th September from 10.30 am at a joint service at Christ Church.
We’ll also be saying goodbye to Gill Barnett as she packs her bags and takes up her new post in Rochdale.Read more
Wisdom says, “lay aside immaturity, and live, and walk in the way of insight.” That implies getting up and leaving the table, going back to where you were called from and sharing the invitation. The seats at this table will never be full! This is a perfect party from which no-one will be turned away once they respond.Read more
Miracles are hard to believe, hard to understand and impossible to explain rationally. We can’t explain them because, well because they are miracles and by their very nature defy natural and physical laws and go beyond our understanding: ‘far more than all we can ask or imagine’Read more