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Sermon for 21 July 2019: Healing

by Alison Eves

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 holidays

by Alison Eves

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 […]

God is at Work –YOU can join in – 28th August

by Jane Cleary

Wednesday 28th August God is at Work –YOU can join in God will be at work during the proposed ‘Holiday at Home’. This valuable event was missing last year, and we would love to re-start it this year. It provides an outing, social interaction, food and not least a few laughs for those living alone […]

Thank You – Life of our community

by Jane Cleary

I would just like to say a very BIG Thank you to all who attended the service on Sunday 30th June to celebrate the life of our community. Thank you to all who provided food for our fabulous lunch and delicious cakes for afternoon tea. And a particular thank you to those who helped set […]

July Dates for your diaries!

by Jane Cleary

Dates for your diaries! June calendar now available Please find a list of activities taking place at St Mary’s Church until the end of the year. Please print and place  on the fridge so you don’t forget some important dates! July 2019 Calendar

St Mary’s Church Tower Project

by Jane Cleary

You may have noticed that over the past month the Church Tower has been encased in scaffolding, this has been erected to allow contractors access to the top of the tower to give access to the roof, known as the “Pepper Pot”. Some years ago, a survey had identified problems with the stone roof and […]

It’s today!

by Alison Eves

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!

Sunday 30th June A Community Day of Celebration

by Jane Cleary

 A Community Day of Celebration Sunday 30 June 2019 St Mary’s Church, Burghfield On Sunday 30 June this year the church is celebrating the great community we have in Burghfield, and the contribution of all the many groups and organisations to our common life. Our vision is twofold: firstly, a day to celebrate the people […]

Printable May Diary Dates!

by Jane Cleary

Please find a printable version of our church activities taking place here at St Mary’s for May. In addition there is a ‘place in your diary’ section until the end of the year so you don’t forget some important dates! May 2019 Church calendar

Reflections from Sundays’s service (5/5/19)

by Alison Eves

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 […]