What’s Happening

Growth Through Abiding

Most of us feel quite comfortable with the idea of effort and hard work resulting in rewards, whether that is higher pay, more holidays or other bonuses. We find a certain satisfaction in the idea that merit brings its own rewards, and conversely often find it...

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Growing Up In Christ

At our 'Churches Together' prayer meeting this week (on Facebook live on Wednesday 15th July at 10.45 a.m.), we are looking at the subject of growth, both in the natural world and in the spiritual realm. Growth is God's intention for every one of His children. Paul...

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Being in God’s House

Picture the scene: white, sandy beaches stretching for miles... blue seas glittering in the bright sunshine like lapis lazuli jewels. Feeling heartsick? Many of us have this tendency to long for idyllic scenes like this, and our inability to travel on holidays abroad...

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Talking Point

Joy, Despite… (2)

Many people at this time are looking for an exit strategy out of lockdown, but perhaps more important for Christians is to learn God's entrance strategy into joy, a joy which is not dependent on happy circumstances or sunny personalities. The joy God gives us is not...

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Get Wet For God!

My granddaughter has recently discovered the joys of a warm summer and public fountains... At the same time, however, she was initially nervous of these fountains because they were pre-programmed to disperse water at different speeds and heights and she was wary. She...

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Transgender Issues

Garry continued his 'Talking Point' series tonight, looking at transgender issues. Gender is generally understood as 'the state of being male or female', and transgender is defined as 'denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does...

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How We Got Here

Months later…

Do you ever reach the end of a book where all the strands are neatly tied together and wonder 'what happens next?' to the characters?I love books which feature the same characters, as essentially I get engrossed with them and want to know how things work out for them,...

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New blog!

This blog will soon be running out of things to say, since it was created specifically to chart the progress of the church as it renovated St Mark's. Once I've got all the details down about the Open Day, I won't be posting here any more.But do not despair! The church...

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A House of Prayer

One of our prayers is that the new building will indeed become a house of prayer. At the Open Day, we listed the many answers to prayer we have seen over the journey to acquire St Mark's and renovate the building, and we look forward to recording many more answers.A...

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