Minister’s Thoughts

July 11, 2020

At the heart of Christianity is the figure of a Jew named Jesus. Over the centuries, he has become the focus of art and architecture, contemplation, debate, social concern, liberation, healing and martyrdom. Followers have given up their lives for him; some have gone to war over him. Some […]

July 4, 2020


Just as shops, pubs and hairdressers are opening up, there are calls for the church to open its doors too. In fact, the government has already given permission for some to allow private prayer and others to carefully make church buildings available once again. It’s not an easy task; many members […]

June 28, 2020

If you think about Christianity at all, you will probably know that the Bible is the book most Christians turn to for comfort and ethical teachings. You may know that the Bible is read out loud in church on Sundays; that it was written centuries agoand very difficult to understand. Even people who […]

June 20, 2020

To the Fathers this weekend who have not seen their children since the beginning of lockdown, we hope you have a weekend of reunion and loving joy. To others, a chance for celebration of all that fatherhood can mean. Family life for many is the keystone for security and comfort. It i […]

June 13, 2020

During his lifetime, Jesus was known as a great preacher, teacher and healer. 

Perhaps in our minds we equate preaching and teaching with speech, and quite often boring speech, and we hive off healing to the medical profession. For Jesus however, the three activities fee […]

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