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

Sermon on the wedding at Cana

Sermon on the wedding at Cana

Jan. 25, 2021 by

Sermon by Mike Ford, 24th January 2021 Reading: John 2:1-11 The gospel passage is a lovely story.  Jesus rescues the bridegroom from considerable embarrassment over inviting more guests than he has catered for.  The story shows the quality of God’s

Lockdown Reflections: Saint Cadoc

Jan. 21, 2021 by

During lockdown, we have been peppering occasional pieces onto Youtube alongside our regular Sunday worship. Please click here for a recently recorded reflection on Saint Cadoc, one of my favourite poems by John Betjeman. Observant listeners will hear the Three

Saving Christmas

Dec. 25, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 25th December 2020 Readings: Titus 3.4-7, Luke 2.8-16 How do you shape your Christmas? How do you make this time of year really special? Lots of people are asking such questions this year because of having