This Easter Sunday, many people attending our morning service responded to the invitation to decorate a rough-hewn wooden cross with individual flowers of their choice. The result was rewarding. The combined colours of twenty or more varieties included bluebells, camellias, daffodils, forget-me-nots, heathers, lilies, narcissus, pansies, polyanthus, roses, tulips and violets. A very splendid and […]
Here are this year’s Easter windows – each one designed by a member or group from our church to illustrate an aspect of Easter.
A charity cream tea was held at our church on Palm Sunday to raise money for British Red Cross workers helping in the worst hit areas of Japan. A prime mover behind the event was Rumi Payne, who has been a member of our church for many years. Rumi was born in the Tokyo suburbs, […]
“God is everything that is good, as I see, and the goodness which everything has, is God.” – Julian of Norwich Spring was slow to arrive this year, but when it finally came I’m convinced I heard it. You see, there were no green shoots: it had been so cold. The woods had no carpet […]
The Bible study in March continued the series on evangelism, this session looking at ‘God’s Welcome’. Jesus’ teaching was both radical and revolutionary. We find it challenging because it’s often the opposite of what we expect, but God’s mission is to change and transform the world. He turns world values upside down. As the church […]
Best friends Katie Green and Sophie Roberts wrote this poem and read it in church on Mothering Sunday. This is a poem to all the mums to say thanks for all you have done: You help us out through the bumps in the road; you help us carry the heaviest load. You dry my tears […]