Coronavirus Updates

Sunday 24th May and more

22nd May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, One of the sad and painful features of the present lockdown is that we are separated from the things we love, and more importantly from the people we love, including the people in our church family. But we are not separated from God and his love for us

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Sunday 17th May and more

15th May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, I expect that like me you are finding the lockdown somewhat wearisome. It would be so good to be able to meet face to face! Those brief times when that has been possible, even at a distance and in ones and twos, have brought such joy. It has

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Sunday 10th May and more

8th May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, I hope you’ll forgive a briefer email this week (some of you will be relieved!).  This message contains the essential information for accessing this Sunday’s service, along with a few other things.  I hope to ‘see’ you there! Sunday 10th May Our Sunday service will be...

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Sunday 3rd May and beyond

1st May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 Jesus said this is the “most important” commandment. In one of his books A. W. Tozer says that we can have “two

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Sunday 26th April and more

24th April 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, To be honest, lockdown is not very difficult for me. I’m used to working from home. I’m blessed to have family at home with me. Our house is large enough to give each of us our own space. We have a big garden and a beautiful park down

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Sunday Service and Other News

17th April 2020 Dear friends, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled and unfading, kept in heaven for you.”

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God and Coronavirus

13th April 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia! I thought you might like to know the plans for our Sunday services and Fellowship Groups in the weeks after Easter. We have rejigged things slightly (for example it will no longer be possible to hold the Annual Meeting

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Good Friday and Easter Sunday

9th April 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, “It was impossible for death to keep its hold on him.” Acts 2:24 I have long loved these words spoken by the apostle Peter on the Day of Pentecost. They seem especially appropriate this Easter, when many of us are locked down and feel shut up. I suppose

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Church this coming week

3rd April 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are getting used to having our plans interrupted, events cancelled and meetings postponed. It is humbling to be reminded that we are not in control even of our own diaries. James encourages us to be humble before the One who is in control: “What is your life?

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Sunday services and more

Dear Brothers and Sisters, A lot has changed because of the coronavirus outbreak, and we are all learning new ways of doing things. Some of us even find ourselves using ‘apps’ we didn’t know existed until this week! There are many things that have not changed, however, and one of those is our vision as

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