This week’s services & events
- Thursday 23rd May
- 11:00 am: Pondering the Parables discussion groupPONDERING THE PARABLES After Holy Communion on Thursdays, 11.00am.
- Sunday 26th May
- 8:00 am: Holy CommunionService follows the Book of Common Prayer
- 10:00 am: The Parish EucharistThe main act of worship for the whole community. Children's groups and a crèche run concurrently. Sunday lunch is served at 12.15 pm for those who would like to stay. Preacher: to be confirmed.
- 8:00 pm: Night Service - "Completeness"A simple, open and reflective night service based on the theme of "Completeness". Led by Jen Ryder and Helen Stocker.
- Thursday 23rd May
Tag Archives: Jesus
To my mind, this morning’s Gospel passage, lifted from the so-called ‘high-priestly prayer’ attributed to Jesus, which runs the full length of John chapter 17, is one of the most intriguing, incomprehensible and infuriating passages of scripture. It is intriguing … Continue reading
From time to time, someone asks me if I believe in the resurrection of Jesus. It is usually framed in such a way as to anticipate a negative or, at least, ambiguous response. Rather than scratching my beard, adjusting my … Continue reading
Tombs don’t need to be emptied. They can remain occupied. It’s so much more manageable when they do. For all the grief and loss that surrounds them, there is at least a path to follow, albeit a painful one. Unoccupied … Continue reading
Opening Prayer Christ of the passion, as we gather in your name, lead us deeper into the wisdom revealed in your suffering and embodied on the cross; rid us of the fear of being judged foolish for owning your name … Continue reading
The next library evening will be on Wednesday 10 April 2013 between 6.30 and 9pm Dr Mark Finney JESUS FOR EVERYONE? The Western search for the elusive Nazarene What do we mean by “the historical Jesus”? Is this a scholarly … Continue reading
‘Do this in remembrance of me.’ Was ever another command so obeyed? For century after century, spreading slowly to every continent and country and among every race on earth, this action has been done, in every conceivable human circumstance, for … Continue reading
It’s not difficult to work out why the early church would have struggled with our Gospel reading this evening, narrating Jesus’ encounter with the woman accused of adultery. Quite simply, it doesn’t reinforce his teaching on marriage elsewhere or indeed … Continue reading
St Mark’s Centre for Radical Christianity is delighted to announce that Gerd Lüdemann, a distinguished scholar of the New Testament and early Christian origins with an international reputation, has agreed to address this vitally important topic. Continue reading
O Christ the stranger, you meet us when we are not ready for you; you stand or sit with those we would avoid; you knock on the door we are hesitant to open; you say the word we are reluctant … Continue reading