The Challenge of Evangelism

Evangelism is the theme for the third and final year of the Vision4Life programme, and our Bible Study on 18 November introduced us to the topic.  Many people find this a particularly challenging aspect of their Christian life. Our Minister, Stephen Thornton, led the evening, and started by asking “What do we mean by Evangelism?” […]

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Autumn Baptisms

This Autumn we have been delighted to celebrate three infant baptisms: Joe Jack McGhie, in the Family Service on 5th September; Archie Robert Cheyne, during the Harvest Thanksgiving service on 26th September; Archie Robert Cheyne and Sean Powys Lilford, whose baptism was in the Family Service on 10th October. Sean Powys Lilford It was a […]

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Tree in Autumn

This morning, in the fitful, early light, Beyond the near, familiar scene, I saw, Beyond the cherries, pines and copper beech, Beyond the pitch of roofs, a further tree, Distant, unmarked before, which now emerged, Shining against grey cloud, ethereal, Its thinning leaves light green and touched with gold. Its fragile beauty, knocking at my […]

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The Story of Abraham and Isaac

A study of Genesis 22: 1-19 (This text describes how Abraham was called by God to take his only son Isaac to Mount Moriah and sacrifice him.  How Isaac carried the wood for the fire, asking where was the lamb to be sacrificed, and Abraham replied that God would provide the animal.) At the start […]

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Thank You, Bernard

After morning service on 12 September 2010 the church family gathered together to celebrate Bernard Potter’s retirement from the office of Church Secretary after 28 years of dedicated service.  The Minister paid tribute to Bernard’s commitment, loyalty, attention to detail, and his pastoral care for the whole church family throughout those years.  He presented Bernard […]

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