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...]

Pastor’s Blog October 2018

        A GENTLE PLEA FOR PUNCTUALITY. At the risk of upsetting some of you, I want to think this month about the issue of punctuality, specifically being on time for the Sunday morning service. I know that this might seem a trivial thing given all the pressing challenges we face and I also … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Blog September 2018

Last month I wrote about our R.O.L.E. as disciples of Jesus Christ. Over the next three months, on Sunday mornings, we are going to look together at one aspect of our R.O.L.E., being open to Gods’ Holy Spirit. What does it mean for us to be open to the Holy Spirit? There are many possible … [Read more...]