Live Lent – Week 1 – Change

Jesus attends a wedding at Cana at which disaster strikes: the wine runs out!  Jesus’ mother asks for his help. At Jesus’ instructions water is poured into some large jars, they are filled to the brim. As the water is then drawn out from the jars it is transformed.  Water has become wine. Not just…

Jesus as God’s promise

As we enter this time of Lent, Chris looks at the stories of Noah and Jesus, and talks about the promises of God, the life that they bring, and our response to them.

Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, a day to remember that we are ‘dust and ashes’ and to look our mortality in the face. We do so not to make us miserable or morbid. The reason is actually just the opposite. As we embrace our mortality we find freedom to take hold afresh of the gift of life.…

Finding Time to Meet God

Using the story of Jesus’ transfiguration Helen encourages us to find time to meet with God as that strengthens us for the ups and downs of everyday life.

The Work of Christmas Begins

Christmas may be over but the message of Christmas remains bright and clear – Jesus brings all things from darkness to light and transforms lives. Anna and Simeon recognised this in Jesus and rejoiced, can we do that in our own lives today – recognise Jesus, and reflect his light in our daily routines.

Who are you following?

Chris brings us the message from Revelation 19: 6-10 and John 2: 1-11, on how Jesus calls us to follow him.

Called by name

Chris brings us the message from 1 Samuel 3: 1-10 and John 1: 43-51, on how God calls each one of us, and provides us with purpose.

Happy New Year

A New Year begins. Perhaps it offers new opportunities and possibilities. It certainly offers the chance to live differently even within realities that don’t change. Step Out … As you reflect on your Advent and Christmas journey with God, the time spent in prayer, listening, watching, waiting and ultimately welcoming Jesus, it might be that…

What Happened Next…

Chris brings us a message on how important it is apply the message of Christmas to our lives throughout the year.

God With Us – Advent Week 4

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without presents nor the moment of excitement as gifts are unwrapped or stockings emptied. It takes a bit of time, but we can’t enjoy the gift until we’ve done it. Advent Week 4 – Welcoming Prayer is a kind of unwrapping. As we pray we begin to receive a gift from God,…