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God With Us – Advent Week 2

The lights of Christmas – in shops, on streets and in our homes – are bold, beautiful, colourful and often dazzling. Occasionally one small light catches our eye – perhaps a candle’s flickering flame – and we see something new. Advent Week 2 – Watching Prayer is taking time to look. It’s pausing long enough to…

God With Us – Advent Week 1

The weeks before Christmas can be busy and noisy. There are moments and places where silence is a gift, like the quiet of a city street or country lane after a fall of snow. Advent Week 1 – Listening Prayer does not begin, or end, with words. It starts in stillness and finds its fullest expression…

We Will Remember Them…

“Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder treason and plot!” A well known rhyme which I used to sing at school as the clocks went back, the nights drew in and became colder and I started to get excited about fireworks and then Christmas!! November marks a season of remembrance… We think of our loved…

Happy Easter!

We are now entering the season in the church year known as Eastertide. A time to remember Jesus’ death on Good Friday and then on Easter Day his glorious resurrection. While we may well have finished our chocolate by the following Sunday, Christians continue to celebrate this time of joy, hope and re birth for 50…