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Advent and the Bible

The English word ‘advent’ is not in the English Bible. However, the word is biblical in the sense that the word advent came into English from the Latin adventus meaning ‘arrived’, which appears many times in the Latin Vulgate translation of the Bible. In the New Testament forms of this word  translated the Greek word term parousia, meaning arrival, […]

Church Without Walls – 30th November

Old Friends Photos have a way of transporting us in our mind to a different time or place. I spoke with a family recently as we prepared for a funeral service and they had boxes of hundreds of photographs which they had taken over many years. These days with mobile phones we are much more trigger […]

Lectio for Families App

Lectio for Families is a free devotional app that helps families to read the Bible and explore faith through conversation and prayer together. APPLE ANDROID It features daily Bible readings, a weekly memory verse, engaging questions to pause and talk about, and prompts for reflection and prayer. The app can be downloaded by parents and carers […]

Advent Midweek Services

On the first three Thursdays in December, at our short Advent services, we will have a very exciting and diverse group of speakers who will share why faith is important to them. On Thursday 2nd December, we look forward to welcoming Melanie Grimsley, who shared recently on a programme with Stephen Nolan about finding faith. […]

Christmas Services

Sunday 19th December – Service of Nine Lessons & Carols at 7 pm(Please book online) 24th December (Christmas Eve) – First Communion of Christmas 11 pm(Please book online) 25th December (Christmas Day) – A Family Celebration of Christmas 10 am 26th December (1st Sunday of Christmas) – Holy Communion 11 am(Please book online)NO EVENING SERVICE […]

Rector’s Letter – December 2021

Dear Friends, We have reached that point on the calendar when many people who travel to work are leaving in darkness and returning home in darkness. We feel a drop in the temperatures and the leaves are falling at a rate when we find it hard to keep up with them. In the gloom and […]

Church Without Walls – 23rd November

The Power of Sharing Stories Over the past 20 months or so, we have run 5 consecutive Online Alpha courses. These courses are a great way for people to explore the claims of the Christian faith together using videos and discussion groups. It has been a great way to meet new people and talk about […]

CAP (Christians Against Poverty) Christmas Appeal 2021

This past year has been difficult for a lot of families, particularly for those who have contacted CAP for help with their debt due to spiralling energy costs and the withdrawal of the Universal Credit uplift. With the added expenditure of Christmas, we want to help as many of our clients as possible through these […]