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Friday 27th April: 7:30pm in the Cabin

Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship as we enjoy singing contemporary Christian song and a glass of wine: or two

Tea/coffee/ juice/beer are also available with cheese and biscuits.

Everyone is welcome: Adults and Children

 

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Wine and Sing

Friday 27th April: 7:30pm in the cabin

Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship as we sing contemporary Christian songs and enjoy a glass of wine: or two.
Tea/Coffee/Juice/ beer and cheese and biscuits are also available
Everyone welcome: Adults and Children.wine and sing 1

Mothering Sunday 11th March

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All age worship for Mothering Sunday 10am

Join us as we give thanks for all mothers.

Everyone will receive a small gift of flower to give to their Mum, Grandma, Wife, friend

Dear Jesus we thank you for Mothers everywhere. For all who care for us day by day. Let us not forget that you were a child and your mother was Mary. We say thank you for Mums across the world and in our country too.  So let us give grateful thanks and let our voices be heard for all the Mums and Grandmas on this very special day. Amen

 

 

Come and Sing” The Crucifixion”

 

 

                        Come and Sing

                                     John Stainers

                           Crucifixion

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                   Saturday 17th March

You are invited to join us to sing in this choral concert

Rehearsal      2.00pm in church                                        Music copies will be provided or bring your own copy

Performance 6.00pm in church

Come and join us to sing or listen to this beautiful Oratorio as we prepare for our Journey into Holy Week  through to Easter.

Tea and Coffee will be provided

 

 

For more information please contact:

Duane Tow: 01724 848002

 

Living with difference

During the third week of lent the USPG Lent study course’s focus was on ‘Living with Difference’. Inevitably as we go out into the world as disciples, we will encounter people with different attitudes, different beliefs and different ways of expressing themselves. During our discussions we talked about how, in our town, we live in harmony with people of different faiths and cultures. The following day a senseless attack occurred in Westminster. The events following this are what we remember. We remember attending a minute’s silence outside the Islamic Centre on Parkinson Avenue with members from different religious backgrounds joining together in prayer and in unity for those who needlessly lost their lives or suffered injuries and for peace in our community, our nation and our world. It brought home the importance of the message of the lent course—’Living with Difference’.

We remember The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev’d Justin Welby, joining with other faith leaders at a vigil on Friday. He said “In standing here, we represent the three Abrahamic faith communities, all equally committed to a peaceful future.” He added that in the story of death of resurrection of Jesus, we find a God who is with us in sorrow and a God whose love conquers “the despair and destruction that the events of Wednesday speak of.”

This brought to mind words by Archbishop Desmond Tutu which fit in well with the message of Easter and the message which we hopefully take away and remember from the atrocities of Wednesdays attack:

“When we look at our world, in reality there is no hope for it; in human terms, we are rushing to hell. If you doubt it, look around you: at Syria, at Ukraine, at South Sudan and the Central African Republic; look at the number of people who have been killed in Kenya because they couldn’t speak Somali and they were not Muslim.

A God who is prepared to leave 99 sheep to go and look for one is a God who refuses to give up, and God says ‘I am not going to undo what I did. They are human beings, they are moral agents and I gave them the freedom to be able to choose. I am not going to nullify that gift, and the only way we can reverse what is happening is by getting as many as     possible to emulate this Son of mine who lived a human life, who was hungry, who was afraid, who knew despair; who knew the whole gamut of being human, and was able to be obedient even unto death’.

God refuses to give up, and we who are enlisted to be fellow-workers with God know that the only reason we continue is that Death did not have the last word; that Good Friday was not the end of the story. The story culminates on Easter Day, so for ever we know that good WILL prevail. ” Amen

To read more about the Scunthorpe religious communities gathering to remember the Westminster attack victims click the link to the Scunthorpe Telegraph

All Souls Service 6th November 2016

We heard the names of those who we remember read out before God’s altar and lit candles in their memory. God has called each one of us by name, and made us his own, and those whom we named before him today, continue, like us, to be called and owned by him and held in his merciful love. “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me will have life even if they die. And everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.”

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Church Camp Creation

A brilliant time was had by all the children who attended our Church Camp at Primrose Hill in July. We were blessed with lovely weather. The children produced artwork on the theme of the weekend – Creation. They went for a nature walk, played rounders and football, did arts and crafts and we finished the weekend with a lovely outdoor church service.

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