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Church Without Walls – 21st September

Life through a Lens About a month ago, I received a letter from my optician inviting me to come for an eye test. He stated that, from the records, I hadn’t been to visit for some years and it would be a good idea to have one. I duly made an appointment and went for […]

Book of Remembrance

A Service of Thanksgiving for those who have died in the past year is held each year on the first Sunday of November. The families are contacted in September to provide details for the Book of Remembrance, which is updated prior to the service. This year, due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, the forms for […]

Messy Church Online – this Friday!

Friday, 24th September This year in Messy Church we’re thinking about HOPE – Honesty, Overcoming Things, Perseverance and Endurance. On Friday 24th September we’ll be focusing on the third letter ‘P’ – ‘Perseverance’. This is a long word which just means to keep trying as hard as you can to get something done or to […]

Church Without Walls – 14th September

Playing without Fear I don’t know if we have many tennis fans who read this blog, but it was thrilling to see Emma Raducanu become the first ever qualifier to win a major tennis tournament after her victory at the US Open at the weekend. The 18 year old became the first British woman to win a […]

Devotion: God’s Rescue Mission

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Before I was a Christian, I always had an interest in Jesus Christ. He fascinated me. I knew that He existed at one time, but I […]

Climate Change – TearFund – Film 2

Film two: Climate change is a poverty issue. Questions to consider We often think of climate change as a distant issue that affects polar bears or future generations, but in reality it is here now, affecting us in ways that matter to all of us. How are we being affected by climate change within the UK? […]

Why Bother with Church? Films 2 & 3

Film 2 in the series. Bishop David shares just some of the reasons why families, children and teenagers should return to church after 18 months of disruption – Community, Partnership and Memories.   The third and final film in our series. In this age of isolation, we can belong to God and to the people of […]

Why Bother with Church?

Bishop David asks the question in the first of three short films. Film 1 – Privilege, Presence and People Down and Dromore website

Church Without Walls – 7th September

The passion to keep doing it You know you are officially middle aged when your radio station of choice is BBC Radio 2. It’s the station that is on during the school run, churning out the hits from across the years, bringing on the celebrities who are interested in selling their new book or promote […]