Church@4 delivered a million dreams and really was the greatest show on a Sunday afternoon. There was magic with fire, juggling lessons, sing-alongs to the songs from the Greatest Showman, hymns, food and drink, and a lesson from the Bible. The Church@4 is a once-a-month family orientated, child friendly informal service (but child-free grown-ups of any age are encouraged to attend as well). The services … Continue reading It really was the greatest show….
Please see below details on how to get involved with the Bishop’s Commission for Mission programmes that the Diocese is running this autumn. Click on the links to find out more! Overview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiK_p34zrEw Pastoral https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs2759oY_oo Disciple https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BFVeSncjKM Children’s Youth and Family https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s7diPW5LP0 Worship https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTjHihLjLUQ Continue reading Bishop’s Commission for Mission – An Overview
In the US you have to be religious to be elected, in the UK you increasingly have to pretend not to be It was odd, a few days ago, to hear Theresa May inform the House of Commons that Easter (rather than Christmas) is the most important event in the Christian calendar. Odd not just because this is such a basic point but because it’s … Continue reading The decline of religion accelerates when Christians hide their faith
The benefice of St Mary’s, Hinton Admiral and Thorney Hill came together for a wonderful evening service to eat, worship and reflect on the Passover. A big thank you to all of the helpers and to Margret Letts who organised the event. A great night was had by all. Continue reading Passover Sevice
The Silverliners Club had a great time this week having lunch at John and Edna’s. The Silverliners is a fantastic social event that happens once a month aimed predominantly at the retired (although open to anyone). There are services tomorrow in our benefice with a fantastic and reflective talk, with hymns and followed by coffee and biscuits. If you want to join our friendly and … Continue reading
Thanks to all of the families who came to the Church@4 Star Wars Service. Everyone had a great time eating lots of food (with Ham Solo sandwiches), singing, having a lightsaber sparring competition, and of course learning about the real light and force of the world! The next Church@4 is all about Nerfs (yes, the infamous Nerfs!!) and it is on the 11th February. Why … Continue reading May the force be with you