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 […]
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
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!
Come and join us for Messy Easter, TODAY ( Saturday 13 April) any time from 3.30. Lots of messy fun, games, songs, stories and then tea for the children, cake for the adults. We’ll be finished about 5.30. All welcome. Looking forward to seeing you!
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 […]
2019 Lent Course Join us for our Lent course on Wednesday evenings during Lent (except 3rd April) at 7.30-9.00pm in the Parish Centre Lower room. This year our theme will be ‘Holy Places’ with a mix of places and speakers. The evening will involve, some input, refreshments and discussion as we learn together through lent. […]
Lent Challenge Through Lent we would like to invite adults and children alike to take part in a ‘Lent Challenge’ joining in with Christian Aid. This year’s challenge is ‘Count Your Blessings’. Please follow the links below to take part. We hope to have some copies available. Adult Link Child Link
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 […]
Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of heaven. Luke 6: 20 Blessings and woes from the “sermon on the plain”. Rev Glynn shared some of her experiences from her recent pilgrimage to Ethiopia. She was in a huge crowd as they took part in the festival of Timcat, celebrating the […]