April 6, 2020

Monday Holy Week

Welcome to our Holy Week Services.

Our hope is that every night this week a new, short, service will be online to help you celebrate the upcoming Easter.

We are following a meditation sheet that can be found on our web page in the latest magazine edition.


April 5, 2020

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord

Matthew 21: 1-17


Welcome to our time of reflection for Sunday 5th April.

Today is Palm Sunday, the day that we celebrate Jesus coming into Jerusalem for the last time and how the crowd celebrated his arrival by tearin...

March 28, 2020

Jesus wept

John 11: 1-45.

Welcome to our time of reflection for Sunday 29th of March.

Today's reflection is on the death of Lazarus, not one that I chose but maybe one worthy of looking at, at this time.

I know many of you have been struggling so let’s start with a time of...

March 15, 2020

A simple conversation

John 4: 1-42


It is a simple conversation.

I know it may not seem all that simple to you.

But to any minister, or leader of a church, this is a conversation we have had many times.

Imagine you are a minister.


March 8, 2020

Into a new land (Evening Communion)

Genesis 11: 31-32 & 12: 1-10


 (The service starts off with asking who Abraham’s father was)

I think it is fair to review our faith every now and again.

I think it is fair to re...

March 1, 2020

A Celebration of Service

Matthew 4: 1-11.


(During this service many members of the choir and eldership were awarded with long service certificates)

Months and months and months ago people were coming to myself and Lesley and saying, ‘Did you know that Margaret had b...

February 23, 2020

Matthew 16: 13-20 & 17: 1-9.

Did you know that it came from the Latin word transfiguratio?

Did you care?

Did you know that it means a metamorphosis, or a complete change in form or appearance into a more beautiful or spiritual state?

Did you care?

And yet I could guarantee...

February 2, 2020

The Blessed LifeMicah 6: 1-8, Matthew 5: 1-12.


Sometimes human beings are just thick.

Maybe that is a bit hard.

Sometimes human beings are so confident in their own ability to understand a situation that they do...

January 26, 2020

Avoiding getting our fingers burnt

Matthew 4: 12-23.


Let me show you something.

I have a taper here and what I am going to do is light it and see how long I can hold it before I let it go.

Now there are various factors here.

The first is how long the taper is and how...

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