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An Exciting Future

What does the future look like? As an ‘elder’ on the leadership team, I make no apologies for keeping the focus of my church family on the future for our church community. As we work towards the next church meeting which is to be held on Wednesday 16 February at 19.30 at West Denton, I am pleased […]

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God’s Resolutions

As we start to look forwards towards the New Year, this is often a time for reflection and to make resolutions. Many of us have struggled throughout 2021 and have mourned a lack of freedom in so many ways so what resolutions are you considering? For all they will be made in all sincerity, the statistics show that within […]

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It’s Christmas, but not as we know it!

As we enter another Christmas season with restrictions on our activities and the threat of the new Omicron variant, it set me thinking about Christmas joy! 1 Thessalonians 5:16 says “Always be joyful”. Rejoice means “return to the source of your delight, the source of deep abounding pleasure, of your gratitude”. Returning to God in the midst of the […]

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Love is …?

Last Sunday, our preacher Stuart, asked us all a question, “What are you expecting this Christmas?” My immediate response, this year, would have to be the arrival of a new grandchild with our daughter, Beth, due to give birth any day now. (STOP PRESS: SHOLTO EZRA WAS BORN LAST FRIDAY!) This sense of expectancy has certainly […]

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The Best Christmas Present!

“11 Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot—    yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root. 2 And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—    the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. 3 He will delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge […]

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