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All that he had made

All that he had made

We’re in Creation Season, a time for thinking about God as Creator and Sustainer. Hence our next Sunday@Seven meeting: ‘All that he had made’.

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Water is life

Water is life

The Bible is full of water stories. From Genesis when God moved over the water to Revelation and the river of the water of life. Water, water everywhere!

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Come to the waters

Come to the waters

Our next Sunday@Seven service will be on July 26th 2020. Our theme this time will be ‘Come to the waters’. Water plays a big part in the Bible. There’s often too much of it or too little of it!

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It’s good to talk

It’s good to talk

Jesus had told his disciples: “go, make disciples of all nations, baptising them and teaching them”. Jesus was saying: “Tell everyone. It’s good to talk!”

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Prepared to be different

Prepared to be different

Jesus says: “I am sending you out like sheep among wolves”. When the going gets tough, you are going to have to dig-in. You must prepare to be different.

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A Gospel to proclaim

A Gospel to proclaim

Our next Sunday@Seven service will be on June 28th 2020. Our theme will be ‘A Gospel to Proclaim’. We Zoomed Sunday@Seven last month and we all survived – so, we’re going to do it again this month.

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The power to glow – 2

The power to glow – 2

That’s what we need this Pentecost – power for the people of God. The power to glow and burst into flame! The power to mobilise us again. To break through the cosiness and comfort within the walls of our buildings and take the gospel out into the community around us!

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How vast beyond all measure

How vast beyond all measure

As I read and re-read today’s verses from John’s gospel, I found a song growing in my mind. A song which grew louder and stronger: Stuart Townend’s ‘How deep the Father’s love for us, how vast beyond all measure’.                   

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The power to Glow

The power to Glow

Our next Sunday@Seven service will be on May 31st 2020. With it being Pentecost, the theme will be: ‘The power to Glow’. We’re going to attempt this via Zoom and you’re very welcome to dial in and muddle along with us. Please let us know via the Contact page.

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Yes, He lives!

Yes, He lives!

Do we find it harder to accept that God can do great things? We can get dragged down and become negative; things will never change; how do we get out of this rut? Perhaps that’s why getting our heads round Easter and Jesus rising from death is difficult and we doubt, if only within ourselves…

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Orchestration and spontaneity

Orchestration and spontaneity

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 memory of Moses the atmosphere would be one of excitement and expectation as the pilgrims came together – many, may be, meeting up with friends they had made in previous years…

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When we pray 2

When we pray 2

In our present circumstances we cannot be physically together but perhaps instead of watching Countryfile on Sunday evening, you might follow the attached service and we can be Sunday@Seven in our own homes, in some way, together.

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When we pray

When we pray

Our next Sunday@Seven service will be on Sunday 29th March 2020 in the Barritt Room at St John with St Mark, Bury. The theme this time is ‘When we pray’ which is taken from the Tauren Wells song of the same name.

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Be curious

Be curious

People have always looked up at mountains and hills. Maybe it’s because they are there – you can’t miss them – they stand out. They look strong and majestic. And when you get to go up to the top of the mountain or hill you look again and see for miles – you can see further than from down on the lowland.

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Be transformed

Be transformed

Our next Sunday@Seven service will be on Sunday 23rd February 2020 in the Barritt Room at St John with St Mark, Bury. The theme this time is ‘Be transformed’ which is taken from Romans chapter 12.

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