As we journey on through Holy Week so we come to the anointing of Jesus. The account varies slightly from Gospel to Gospel, but in all of them two facts stand out for me. First, that the woman pours out not only her perfume but her love for Jesus in an intensely private yet -as … Continue reading And yet I want to love Thee…
Here is the link to this month's Inspires Online which includes details of Provincial services offered online. https://us3.campaign-archive.com/?u=8570812f89ec37182e2dcfe57&id=901d3f85ee
Normally on this day we would be in church processing with our palm crosses. Thisyear, again we find ourselves gathering virtually. We have been through a year that none of us could have imagined – a year that has seen so much loss, grief, fear and heartbreak. But also, it is a year in which … Continue reading Thoughts on Palm Sunday 2021
PALM SUNDAY -JOURNEY WITH JESUS 10.30 AM EVENING PRAYERS MONDAY-FRIDAY 5.30-6.00PM GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE WILL BE POSTED HERE AND ON YOUTUBE ALL OF THESE WILL BE VIA ZOOM AND ALL ARE MOST WELCOME. firstname.lastname@example.org for joining details.
Today we had our final prayer group for Lent in which we discussed everyday prayer and which was led by Barbara Chandler and in which we discussed 'everyday prayer'. Barbara offers information on the books she quoted during the session and also included below is the 'Coffee Time Prayer' she quoted during the meeting. We … Continue reading Prayer resources and Our New Prayer Wall
New book review posted. Pop over there to take a look!
A hearty thank you to all who attended this evening's discussion on Rewilding The Church. It was an excellent and thoughtful discussion and hopefully something to build on. Attached is the script I used for the introduction, details of the books discussed, and a link to a YouTube discussion between the author & the Moderator … Continue reading Rewilding Resources
Just a wee reminder that tonight we will be discussing Steve Aisthorp's book, Rewilding The Church. It looks at the concept of environmental rewilding (stepping back and letting nature take its natural course) and suggests the concept could be applied to church. “If you want to rewild the church don’t promote mission strategy and teach … Continue reading Lent Discussion Group 10th March at 7pm – Rewilding The Church
Many thanks from Gordon to those of you who voted for the Clachtoll Broch Project in the annual archaeological awards run by Current Archaeology. To our astonishment and delight we came top of the poll in our category and so are now officially ‘Rescue Project of the Year 2021’.
When Paul says that the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength is he suggesting that God is foolish and weak? A foolish God. A weak God. We are so used to the idea of Almighty God that even to put the words God, foolishness and … Continue reading Gordon’s sermon from this morning (Lent 3)