What’s Happening

The Heart of Jesus

Dave spoke from Matt 14:13-21 last Sunday morning, looking at the heart of Jesus. Jesus, being fully man, experienced emotions just as we do (weeping at the death of his friend, Lazarus, and experiencing anger at the hard-heartedness of the Pharisees, for example.) In...

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The Gallio Incident

I love reading detective novels and crime thrillers and often am drawn to books which have pithy or intriguing titles. The author Scott Moriani (whose hero, Ben Hope, combines all the strength and determination of a former SAS officer with the moral scruples of one...

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Aquila & Priscilla

One of the wonderful things about the book of Acts is how we are introduced to characters who clearly played an important role in the life of the early church. We may not know much about these people, but it’s fundamental to God’s story that people matter and that...

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Talking Point

Gay Marriage (2)

The Biblical view of marriage is given in Gen 2:18-25 and is reinforced by Jesus (Matt 19:3-4, Mk 10:2-9). Marriage is between a man and a woman. There are obvious problems with the notion of homosexual marriage, the first being that homosexual practice is not...

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Gay Marriage (1)

Garry continued his 'Talking Point' series tonight, looking at the subject of gay marriage. Homosexuality is a 'hot potato' in Christian circules and it is important to stress that we are all sinners saved by grace and that God loves everyone. Jn 3:16-18 emphasises...

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Talking Point – Islam

Garry's latest 'Talking Point' sermon looked at the subject of Islam. Headlines appear almost daily in the newspapers informing us of terrorist atrocities committed by radical Muslims, and it is undoubtedly true that violent jihad is a constant of Islamic history, the...

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How We Got Here

Worship, prayer and the Word

The essentials of Christian meetings have often been summarised as worship, prayer and the Word. In Acts 2 we read that "they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer." In our church, we remember the...

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Getting ready for the evening celebration

After the Open Day and tea, the rooms had to be tidied somewhat and chairs put back out in the main hall so that we could hold the evening celebration there.Here we are, practising for the meeting:People arriving:Chatting before the meeting started:Are these two...

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Flowers

Beryl and Paula worked hard to decorate the church with flowers and did a great job:

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