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Be a Proclaimer!

As I prepare for our communion celebration this Sunday I have been reminded of Paul’s words: “For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup you PROCLAIM the Lord’s death until He comes” (1 Corinthians 11:26, my capitals) As disciples of Jesus our whole life is a proclamation of Jesus, the Saviour of the world. When we are […]

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Mums are worth celebrating!

I discovered that Mothering Sunday was a tradition which began in the 16th century when people would return to their ‘mother’ church on the 4th Sunday in lent for a special service. This pilgrimage provided an opportunity for young children often as young as 10, working away from home as domestic servants to visit their families. A […]

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What part of the body are you?

1 Corinthians 12 verses 12 – 31: ‘12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ… 14 Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many.15Now if the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do […]

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Building Relationships

’12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all […]

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A Desert Experience

Exodus 17:6 ‘Behold I will stand before you there upon the Rock in Horeb; and you shall smite the Rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the Elders of Israel.’ Some are puzzled as to why the God of love would lead […]

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