Category Archives: church seasons

Epiphany 1

Arise and shine for your light has come ! Isaiah chapter 60:1 How hard it is to emerge from the darkness, the long dark nights and the cold wet days. What a joy the sunrises and sunsets and the days … Continue reading

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Advent 1 November 28th

Advent means the arrival or the coming. Just as it’s getting darker and darker with the nights getting longer and longer, we start thinking about the light of the world; All out of darkness there came light,… The light of … Continue reading

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Ascension Day 13th May 2021

Ephesians 1:15-23 Acts 1:1-11 ‘A cloud took him out of their sight’ And so the disciples were left behind, and returned to Jerusalem. Once again they had to say goodbye to Jesus and were even more aware that they needed … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and the princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flocks, The work of Christmas begins: To find the … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

And all the bells on earth shall ring On Christmas Day On Christmas Day And all the bells on earth shall ring on Christmas Day In the Morning Happy Christmas to All Rev’d Sue Martin  

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The Bread of Life

  What does it mean I am the bread of life?  John 6:24-35 Jesus had left the disciples behind for a while and they had found him on the other side of the lake, Lake Galilee is very large so it … Continue reading

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St Michael & Michaelmass

St Michael is an Archangel and the guardian angel of autumn. He also looks after the element of fire. He helps the farmers with their harvesting. He is the angel of courage and strength. He helps people to reap rich … Continue reading

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Advent: Are we ready?

Advent calling. Are you getting ready, what can you actually do to get ready, how much time do you need and will this have the right effect? My Advent reading this year is with Tom Wright, a great writer of commentaries … Continue reading

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The Stations of the Cross on Good Friday

Via Dolorosa Last year on pilgrimage to the Holy Land we walked along the Via Dolorosa. The Via Dolorosa, or the Way of Sorrow, winds along the narrow streets of Jerusalem’s Old City. It is the traditional route and follows … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Mark11:1-11 Turmoil, Trouble and Triumph   Palm Sunday is a real marker in the church year. We go from Lent and within a week are at the cross. A week full of downs and ups, but it starts … Continue reading

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