Dear Parish Friends This Sunday is Advent Sunday, and the start of the new church year. We might think of this season as a 'countdown to Christmas', with the imaginary of the candles on the Advent wreath, but it is much more than this. Our readings this weekend are more focused on the second coming of Christ at the End (with a capital E), than on the first coming. Advent means 'coming', or really in in the church's context 'comings'. We are called in this season therefore to
Dear Parish Friends This Sunday marks the last day of the church's year before the season of Advent starts a new cycle. The themes of the readings this weekend amply bookend the liturgical cycle. The year starts with the hope of the coming Messiah. The Holy Week, Easter, Ascension stories revealed Jesus to be Lord of earth and heaven, and tell of the promises to all faithful followers to be reconciled to God. The Feast of Christ the King proclaims Jesus' universal sovereignty
Dear Parish Friends
Rev'd Timothy and June are currently enjoying 1 week of leave. Rev'd Jane Mitchell will be our Celebrant and Preacher at both the 7am and 9am services on Sunday 13th November, with Zoom streaming also available at 9am. The order of service for 9am and the week's notice paper are available via the links below.
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Dear Parish Friends Last Tuesday, 1st November, was All Saints day, and the following day All Soul's Day. In the parish we are celebrating these this weekend, with a service for All Souls on Saturday evening (6pm) and services for All Saints on Sunday (7am and 9am). The Saturday service and the Sunday 9am service will also be streamed over Zoom, and the liturgies for these can be downloaded from the links below. All Saints’ Day celebrates men and women in whose lives the Chur