Worship

Worshipping Together 26 July 2020

Paul needs to hear the gospel as well as preach it. If the preacher doesn’t need to hear it why should anyone else?

Worshipping Together 26 July 2020

Paul needs to hear the gospel as well as preach it. If the preacher doesn’t need to hear it why should anyone else?

Worshipping Together 19 July 2020

In all of our uncertainties, we are in Christ. The present time is a time of opportunity. It is now.

Worshipping Together 19 July 2020

In all of our uncertainties, we are in Christ. The present time is a time of opportunity. It is now.

Worshipping together at a closer distance

5 July 2020 Matthew 11.15-19, 25-30 I have often repeated a story I love, told by the reformer, Martin Luther. He was fond of recounting that each evening, after a hard day’s work, he would turn the key to lock the door

Worshipping together at a closer distance

5 July 2020 Matthew 11.15-19, 25-30 I have often repeated a story I love, told by the reformer, Martin Luther. He was fond of recounting that each evening, after a hard day’s work, he would turn the key to lock the door

Worshipping together at a good distance

21 June 2020 God of the community well, God of our thirst: having been through this togetherwe will draw from these daysfor years and years.Yet each of us balances this pandemic’s legacy with hidden strugglesand dissimilar circumstances.May we take into

Worshipping together at a good distance

21 June 2020 God of the community well, God of our thirst: having been through this togetherwe will draw from these daysfor years and years.Yet each of us balances this pandemic’s legacy with hidden strugglesand dissimilar circumstances.May we take into

Worshipping together at a good distance

14 June 2020 God of each moment, God of all time: years from now2020 will still be presentin our collective memory;not just for ourselves or our families or this town, or this nation,but for all people, everywhere. May this shared

Worshipping together at a good distance

14 June 2020 God of each moment, God of all time: years from now2020 will still be presentin our collective memory;not just for ourselves or our families or this town, or this nation,but for all people, everywhere. May this shared

Worshipping together at a good distance

Trinity Sunday 7 June 2020 God of spring and God of summer:the first cutting has occurredand the crows are picking throughthe heaps, looking out for harvesterswho will arrive to scoop them up.The beauty of these long rows drawsour eyes up

Worshipping together at a good distance

Trinity Sunday 7 June 2020 God of spring and God of summer:the first cutting has occurredand the crows are picking throughthe heaps, looking out for harvesterswho will arrive to scoop them up.The beauty of these long rows drawsour eyes up

Worshipping together at a good distance

Pentecost Sunday 31 May 2020 Spirit of release, Spirit of turning, hiddenyou come to usin all the narrow places of fearto which we have confined ourselves. May the wind of Pentecostfall upon us nowas sudden seeing,bracing air,and the power of

Worshipping together at a good distance

Pentecost Sunday 31 May 2020 Spirit of release, Spirit of turning, hiddenyou come to usin all the narrow places of fearto which we have confined ourselves. May the wind of Pentecostfall upon us nowas sudden seeing,bracing air,and the power of

Worshipping together at a good distance – 24 May

24 May 2020 God of hopeful signs and careful plans:as our initial panic subsidesand the itch to get back to normal replaces a fear of spiking fevers,keep us wary and alert.May we carry a parcel of humilityto remind us we

Worshipping together at a good distance – 24 May

24 May 2020 God of hopeful signs and careful plans:as our initial panic subsidesand the itch to get back to normal replaces a fear of spiking fevers,keep us wary and alert.May we carry a parcel of humilityto remind us we

Worshipping together at a good distance – 17 May

17 May 2020 God of our finite selves, God of our inward life:unable to venture out, our worlds could grow much smaller.And yet our path with you can also lead deep into our inmost parts,to knitted secrets we have not

Worshipping together at a good distance – 17 May

17 May 2020 God of our finite selves, God of our inward life:unable to venture out, our worlds could grow much smaller.And yet our path with you can also lead deep into our inmost parts,to knitted secrets we have not

Worshipping together at a good distance – 10 May

10 May 2020 God who speaks from out of the whirlwind,and hears sighs too deep for words:as we come to terms with what we do not know –a timeline for return, a safe social distance –as we struggle to make

Worshipping together at a good distance – 10 May

10 May 2020 God who speaks from out of the whirlwind,and hears sighs too deep for words:as we come to terms with what we do not know –a timeline for return, a safe social distance –as we struggle to make