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Sunday 21st March 2021

Passion Sunday Bible reading: John 12:20-33 “Sir we would like to see Jesus” Today is census day and there has been a campaign to discourage people to identify as Christians – Christianity has got a bad name from many people – however, when people are asked about Jesus, people are attracted to Him. Isn’t it…
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Sunday 14th March – Mothering Sunday

Happy Mothering Sunday!  As you may know, the origins of Mothering Sunday had very little to do with Mums but as time as gone on it has become a very helpful time to take stock and say thank you to our Mums! In fact, with international women’s day earlier this week, it is appropriate for…
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Sunday 7th March

Lent 3 Bible reading John 2:13-22  During Lent we are looking at what these lectionary readings reveal to us about the fulfilment of God’s promises in Jesus. Our Gospel reading takes us to Passover time – a time for the Jewish people full of messianic promise and expectation which for many, including Jesus here, included…
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Sunday Morning Worship 28th February 2021

Second Sunday of Lent Bible reading: Gen 17:1-7, 15-16  During Epiphany we looked at the Call of God – today we jump into the story of Abram, who received his call from God back in Genesis 12. His response at that point was to faithfully go to the place that God will lead him. So…
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Sunday Worship 21st February 2021

1st Sunday in Lent As we begin our Lent Series, Peter Dickinson explains how Jesus joins all things together. This is seen most here in Chapter 1 as Mark continues to introduce Jesus’ identity. Join with us virtually as we mark the start of Lent and celebrate the one who brings all things together Reflection…
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Lent Series – Just As He Promised

This Lenten and Holy Week series begins this Sunday and focuses on the promises that God has made to us. In order to do that, we need to start with the situation that God promises himself into: our sin and brokenness. Even as we see the depth and width of our sin, we see the…
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Ash Wednesday 2021

Today is Ash Wednesday which begins the season of Lent – a season of preparation before the celebration of Easter. Though we can’t meet in church to mark the start of Lent, perhaps this year’s Lent could be all the more significant as we continue in lockdown before being ‘released’ in the coming months. To…
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Sunday 14th February

Sunday before Lent Join us for our online worship this Sunday on YouTube: Our weekly newsletter ‘Snippets’ are available here Evening prayer on Sundays 7 pm and Morning Prayer (Mon-Fri) 9 am is available in our Online Service Facebook Group – join the group here:

Green fingers, snowdrops – planting hope

The Greenfingers’ team, with Jon our Ground Steward, have been busy planting Snowdrops – snowdrops speak of hope at a dark and colder time of year. This year we are planting 1000 bulbs that we hope will bring signs of hope both now and in years to come. Watch our Greenfinger Vlog to find out…
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Ordination of Ann Hosking

Today we welcome Rev. Ann Hosking to join the team as our new curate. Some of you will have had the chance to meet Ann on Saturday but hopefully you will soon see her in action as she begins her ministry among us.  Ordinations are a special occasion – not because they are a big…
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Re-opening St Edward’s Church

We are working hard to try to open St Edward’s Church in a Covid-safe way and hope to be able to open for public worship on Sunday 12th July (more details to follow in the next few days). However, we continue to provide an online service. You can watch this Sunday’s service (from 9.30am on…
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Week 6 – Good Friday

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, “Woman, here is your son.”  Reading John 19.25b-2725 And that is what the soldiers did. Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When…
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Week 6 – Maundy Thursday

Then Jesus took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them … Reading Luke 22.14-2014 When the hour came, he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him. 15 He said to them, ‘I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I…
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Midday Reflections: Wednesday

Midday reflections for Wednesday of Holy Week

Week 6 – A peaceable Kingdom

The wolf shall live with the lamb … the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. Reading Isaiah 11.6-96 The wolf shall live with the lamb,    the leopard shall lie down with the kid,the calf and the lion and the fatling together,    and a little child shall lead them.7 The cow…
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Midday Reflections: Tuesday

Midday reflections for Tuesday during Holy Week