Reflections 21st September 2020

Greetings from the Worship Team, Let us worship God. Hymn CH3 32 Prayer Creator God, our loving heavenly Father, The hedges are glowing with hips and haws, And the gleaned fields shine in the sun of this Indian summer. With the heavenly host, and the whole creation,...

REFLECTIONS 15th September 2020

Greetings from the Worship Team, on this autumn morning. At a time of change, when problems national and international, social and environmental, seem to be gathering around us, it is privilege and joy that we can meet together like this, in spirit if not in the...

Reflections 8th September 2020

We begin our worship this week with a Psalm which we seldom sing nowadays, though in my youth it was probably next in popularity to the 23rd Psalm. I chose it because of today’s Gospel reading – though it fits well with recent weather! Psalm 46 God is our refuge and...

Reflections 31st August 2020

There was an item of great news this week, (amongst all the bad news!) which I feel we should celebrate. Africa has been declared free of wild polio virus! Those of my generation will remember what a dreaded scourge this infectious disease was before the advent of...
Reflections 24th August 2020

Reflections 24th August 2020

For our Call to Worship this morning I have chosen a simple hymn – originally a hymn for children, but I think it expresses equally well the needs of adults in seeking to worship God; and in our homes we are still at liberty to ‘sing’ if we wish, as the first...
Reflections 24th August 2020

Reflections 17th August 2020

Chairete! This, I have learned, is the customary greeting when you meet someone in rural Crete – but the actual meaning of the word chairete is ‘Rejoice!’ This Greek word is the one by which, in St Matthew’s Gospel, the risen Christ greets the two Marys on...