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A Prayer for Peace

Praying hands

We join our voice to the many who have already expressed horror and grief at the most recent acts of violence perpetrated by terrorist groups – not just in this country but also around the world. Our thoughts and prayers … Continue reading

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Getting to know the faces of the Trinity

May I speak In the name of the Father,and of the Son,and of the Holy Spirit. Amen The Trinity is one of the most  controversial and mysterious Christian dogmas. By mystery, I do not mean a riddle, but rather the … Continue reading

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Pray and Fast for the climate 2

“Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent and believe in the gospel.”” (Mark 1:14–15) That word “repent” comes … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Prayer

One of my favourite films of all time is It’s a Wonderful Life.  Many of you will know it – and will have heard me talking about it.  It is the profound, moving and at times very funny story of … Continue reading

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Hope for the Future

“Just as the world was beginning to take in the almost unimaginable devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan, a young Filipino diplomat, Naderev Sano, was getting ready to lead his country’s negotiations in the UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland… By … Continue reading

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Keeping Faith

In a few minutes time, each of us will be invited to pray, Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Familiar words from the Lord’s Prayer, but I wonder what comes to mind when you recite them … Continue reading

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Cancelling Debt

This is the fourth in our sermon series on the Lord’s Prayer and by now it will have become apparent that although this prayer consists of various acclamations and petitions they are intimately related to one another to the extent … Continue reading

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