Advent Sunday, 27th November

This is the first Sunday in Advent, which means it is four weeks until Christmas.  I have always felt that Advent (which means “coming”) is one of the most compelling ideas in the church calendar, as it encourages us to re-live the anticipation of those who faithfully waited for the coming of the Messiah.  Luke’s […]

Sunday 20th November

After a long journey through 1 Corinthians this year, we come to the final chapter today.  (Some of you will be relieved!) Chapter 16 provides an interesting snapshot of practical ministry activities in the very early church. I hope you will also engage with the other scriptures we read in our service.  The short reading […]

Sunday 13th November

Throughout the year, as we have focussed on 1 Corinthians in sermons, you’ll have noticed that our gospel readings are following Luke (of which we’ve covered about half).  Luke often records questions asked of Jesus by his disciples or the crowds.  This shows that Jesus’ teachings got people thinking.  And if his teachings got them thinking, the […]

Sunday 6th November

We were blessed with a great congregation and perfect weather last Sunday for our special service for St Jude’s Day.  I really enjoyed both the service and lunch afterwards.  It was great to see so many people of all ages frolicking in the church grounds, with tug-of-war and games of Finska.  Thanks to everyone who […]