Joy of sorrow, Joy of peace

Candlemass Malachi 3.1-4 Psalm 24 Hebrews 2.14-18 Luke 2.22-40 ©Lauren Martin As we gather today to celebrate Candlemas, or the presentation of Christ at the Temple, we are invited into … Read more

Faith as a state of being

Pentecost 17 – 2022 Luke 17:5-10 ©Marian Free In the name of God – Source of all being, Word of Life, Holy Spirit. Amen. Apparently the Danish theologian Soren Kierkegaard … Read more

Of Fairy-Tales and Unicorns

I was delighted last week when the children produced a drawing of a stain glass window featuring unicorns. It took me straight back to a wonderful series of medieval tapestries … Read more

The dash of stories

This past week I was struck by an address by Father Ian Bailey, at a funeral I attended. Ian mentioned that quite often on the funeral notice we see written the … Read more

Mary and Martha

The Gospel reading for this Sunday is the story of Martha and Mary from the Gospel of Luke.  Like many of my friends, this scripture has often grated on me.  … Read more

Living the Questions

Sunday July 10 Amos 7.7-17, Psalm 82, Colossians 1.1-14, Luke 10.25-37 Richard Browning If you want to hand over the entire truth, placing in the other’s the ‘whole thing’, even … Read more

The Good Samaritan

This Sunday, the fifth Sunday after Pentecost, we will encounter the “Good Samaritan” of the tenth chapter of the Luke’s Gospel. Rev’d Lucy Winkett, ordained as an Anglican priest in … Read more