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Harvest Festival – 10th October

Sep. 12, 2021 by

Harvest Festival 10 October 2021 8am        Holy Communion (St Michael’s, AL3 4SL) 9.30am   All Age Service (St Michael’s) 6pm        Evensong with music led by St Michael’s choir (St Mary’s, AL3 6JJ) HARVEST BOXES Please bring a box for FEED foodbank [click

Becoming holy: a Christian take on ethics

Aug. 31, 2021 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 29th August 2021 Readings: Deuteronomy 4.1-2,6-9; James 1.17-27; Mk 7.1-8,14-15,21-23 [This sermon is heavily informed by Chapter 8 of Tom Wright’s God in Public (2016)] Mid afternoon on Thursday 15th January 2009, an Airbus A320 took

Living Hopefully – the practical implications of our biblical mandate to care for creation

Aug. 19, 2021 by

An evening of presentation and discussion with Rachel Johnston, St Albans Diocesan environment Officer 7.30pm Thursday, 14 October 2021 Christ Church, Watling Street, Radlett WD7 7JJ Parking available onsite Do you want to help your church or community move towards

Animal Service – 12th September

Aug. 18, 2021 by

11.30am on Sunday 12th September 2021 at St Mary’s Childwick, AL3 6JJ This is a simple and fun half-hour outdoor service to thank God for creation and to pray for animal welfare. Covid-secure measures in place; please keep dogs on leads.

Kenneth’s Sermon for Pentecost 2021: What’s the point of the Holy Spirit?!

May. 24, 2021 by

Acts 2.1-21; John 15.26-27, 16.4b-15 Come, thou holy Paraclete,and from thy celestial seatsend thy light and brilliancy:Father of the poor, draw near;giver of all gifts, be here;come, the soul’s true radiancy.            Amen. What is the point of the Holy

‘How can I understand, unless someone guides me?’

May. 2, 2021 by

Sermon about How to read the Bible by Kenneth Padley for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2nd May 2021 based on Philip and the Ethiopian in Acts 8.26-40 and John 15.1-8. ‘Do you understand what you are reading?’ asked Philip. ‘How can

“You wouldn’t believe it unless it was actually happening.”

Apr. 4, 2021 by

Sermon by Charles King, Easter Sunday, 4 April 2021. Readings: Acts 10:34-43; Mark 16:1-8. “You wouldn’t believe it unless it was actually happening.” The words of Steve Ali, a Syrian writer and broadcaster living in London. He was reflecting on

Easter prayers

Apr. 4, 2021 by

by Patsy Cann Intercession April 4 2021 Almighty God, as we gather here on this Easter Sunday, we thank you for sending your Son Jesus Christ into the world, to bring light into our darkness.  We pray for forgiveness of

Lent Groups

Jan. 26, 2021 by

The solemn season of Lent will be starting on Ash Wednesday, 17th February. Service arrangements tbc. As in previous years, we will be offering Lent groups. These will be meeting by Zoom. Tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm – five weeks, starting on February

Gradual return to onsite services

Jan. 26, 2021 by

We will begin a cautious and tapered return to onsite services in February. When reviewing the issues and options, the PCC Standing Committee were acutely aware of the diverse needs, risks, and perceptions about this issue. Local coronavirus infection rates