Pastor’s Blog March 2019

Lent begins on the 6th of this month and continues into April. It always surprises me how many people both inside and outside of the church do something for Lent. I guess it surprises me because Lent barely got a mention in the Christian tradition in which I grew up but lots of people seem to give … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Blog February 2019

On Sunday mornings through January we have been revisiting in our teaching three core elements in the life of any healthy church. We have been thinking about them in terms of directions of travel. In this blog I want to identify a few priorities for us moving forward together. The Journey Up – … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Blog January 2019

I like to make New Year’s resolutions. I like the thought that I can change. For me New Year holds the promise of something different, something better. Of course it doesn’t always turn out that way but there is always the hope that things will be different or perhaps more importantly, I will be … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Blog December 2018

Christmas is approaching rapidly. We are in the season of Advent, which marks the beginning of the Christian Year. In truly liturgical churches, Christmas Carols should not be sung until after midnight on Christmas Eve. Christmas starts on Christmas Day. Advent is a misunderstood season, it can … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Blog November 2018

Sunday the eleventh of November is Remembrance Sunday and this year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. It is right that we should remember and mark such an occasion. However, I think it also marks another significant anniversary, the beginning of the long decline of … [Read more...]