Sermon – Lent 1.

Christians have observed Lent – forty days, mirroring Jesus’ forty days in the wilderness since at least the fourth century. In the Orthodox church the forty days doesn’t include Holy Week making for a Lent longer than ours. Lent is a paradox: in order to live life fully in the here and now, we embrace…

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Sermon – Four Before Lent

4 before Lent Today’s three readings act of a sort of review of how things are between us and God. So in the wonderful passage from Isaiah we glimpse God’s majesty and immense being – so immense that the huge Temple at Jerusalem can contain only the hem of God’s robe. Isaiah is so awestruck…

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Our fab Christingle Service

We joined in, this week, with 50th Anniversary Christingle services in aid of The Children’s Society. We had great fun, everyone making their own Christingle during the service, singing sings and carols and hearing about the work of The Children’s Society. It was a busy service – all our chairs were full and people had…

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