Philemon 1-21 Luke 14.25-33 I really love sewing, and in particular, I really enjoy quilting. (I really love maths too, but that’s (several) other sermons!) I really love Jesus, and in particular, I really enjoy singing his praises. (I really love fellowship with other Christians too, among (several) other joys of my faith!) The things […]
Most of us can identify with the excitement of planning and waiting for a holiday. That chance to get away and do and experience new things, see new places, meet new people. An opportunity to leave the everyday routine which so often results in a refreshment of spirit and energy. I hope you have enjoyed […]
The church family at St Mary’s sends love and holds in prayer PC Harper, his family and friends, and for all in our community who have been touched by this devastating situation. We would like to remind everyone in our villages that your church is always kept open during the day. It is a place […]
Sermon for 9am Sunday 21 July 2019 Healing 2 Kings 20: 1-11 and Revelation 21: 1-4 I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you I had a wide brief to follow in preparing this sermon. I needed to choose my own reading, and I could speak on any topic which […]
Important announcement for the summer! During the school holidays, starting from TOMORROW, 21st July, we will be holding only one service each Sunday morning, at 9am. The style of the service will vary. Come and worship with us! Tomorrow (July 21st) we will be thinking about healing, what it means to be healed, and offering […]
See you at 10 this morning for a joint service to celebrate the life and work of St Mary’s and our local community. Shared lunch at 12. Community celebration and Buy Nothing Burghfield book bonanza from 2-4. See you soon!
Reading for today: John 21: 1-19 The story we have heard this morning from John’s Gospel is the fourth resurrection appearance: Jesus appears first to Mary Magdalene, and then to the disciples. It comes immediately after last week’s Gospel reading about Jesus’ appearance in the locked room, to the disciples, firstly without, and then with […]
Alleluia! Christ is risen!Come to celebrate and experience the joy of the resurrection with church family at 10am. See you there!
Choices Sermon 17/3/19 Rock Paper Scissors game. Non-transitive game: if you know what I have chosen, you can beat me. It would not be a very good game! It is important to choose together. The freedom to choose is important….and that’s what we’re looking at this morning. Today’s choices I wonder how many choices you […]
Luke 8:22-26 (Sermon notes from 24/2/19) Rev Lorraine reminds us that this miracle is only the first of 4 in chapter 8 of Luke’s Gospel..and there are more in other chapters too! In chapter 9 the disciples are going to be sent out to do as Jesus does; drive out demons, heal the sick and […]