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 [...]

Lent

March 9th, 2020|

We have begun the season of Lent. One of the ancient practices of the Christian church down the ages is learning to do without some of the luxuries of [...]

Preparing for Easter

March 9th, 2020|

I grew up in a large family. There were seven of us in addition to our parents, so we needed a Combie van to get us all around and at times it all see [...]

Loving God and our neighbour.

February 16th, 2020|

One of the things I remember as a child is a saying my father impressed upon me. He said, ‘Your word is your promise’. If I say I’ll do something, the [...]

The world belongs to God

February 9th, 2020|

I have often welcomed January as a time to plan for the coming year. It’s usually quieter with no meetings and many people away on holiday. But this y [...]

Hope

January 4th, 2020|

December 2019 Some years ago – in 2008 I had the wonderful opportunity of working in a Parish in Malta. I took some Long Service Leave, and for two mo [...]

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