Pentecost opens the door to God’s love

May 29th, 2020|

Luke’s story of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples is highly dramatic and very powerful. I think Luke is drawn to the dramatic, to power [...]

God with us always

May 22nd, 2020|

One of the vivid memories I have of my time on the Island of Iona in Scotland is what happened every Saturday morning. This was the time when all the [...]

We are not alone

May 15th, 2020|

This Sunday we hear Jesus speaking to his disciples preparing them for the time when he will no longer be with them. Maybe you have done this from tim [...]

Faith and celebration

May 8th, 2020|

Every year in the middle of the Easter season western culture has celebrated Mother’s Day since its inception in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memoria [...]

Jesus – the gate to new life

May 1st, 2020|

One of the first images we are given of the early Christian Church is that of the disciples who have gathered for mutual support in an atmosphere of f [...]

The ‘YES’ of Easter

April 18th, 2020|

Holy Week and Easter have always been deeply significant for me and a very rich time of prayer and worship. Through Holy week we have generally gather [...]

Palm Sunday

April 4th, 2020|

It's Palm Sunday this Sunday! A day when the Christian communities around the world traditionally have palm branches adorning their church buildings, [...]

Hope in challenging times

March 28th, 2020|

This Sunday will be the first time when there will be no service of public worship at St John's in the way we normally understand it. All religious se [...]

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