Prayers for a time of national mourning
Sunday 11 April 2021
As we are still in the Easter period, I want to begin with the greeting we say at the beginning of our Easter services, “Christ is Risen Indeed, Hallelujah!” We’ll explore what this means in our sermon today...
"Doubting Thomas”, Caravaggio
As we gradually come out of lockdown, we continue to hear positive news, however, we must proceed with caution and stick to the guidelines during this transition time and our churches will remain closed for regular services until we can ensure that it is completely safe to reopen them for all concerned. In the meantime our online services continue, as do our our monthly parish quizzes on Wednesday nights.
Contact the Parish Office if you would like to join the quiz.
Village News Magazine
The April - May 21 edition of our online Village News magazine is now available.
The magazine combines a mix of articles of general interest with church news and information. This edition welcomes spring and celebrates all the new life that it brings with it. It also focuses on our planet and the need for mankind to protect our environment and the natural world on which we rely.
Click on the image to read it.
Pause for Thought
With the Reverend Angela Hannafin
Good news indeed
It’s not quite barbeque weather yet, but here in Yorkshire, the sun has been shining, the daffodils are blooming and there are green shoots on the trees and shrubs in both villages. Spring is here, bringing with it signs of hope. After all we’ve been through with the pandemic, these positive signs from nature are so life-giving.
Our Environmental Policy
Our planet is facing a dramatic change in climate, which according to scientists the world over is a result of human action over the last 150 years, predominantly through the burning of fossil fuels to create energy.
As Christians we have a responsibility to take care of God's creation and the Parish Environmental Policy declares our commitment to do just that.
For help, support & information
Easter Activity Resource
I am sure that everyone is welcoming the brighter evenings. We still rely on electrical lighting for part of the day. Perhaps we take these lights for granted. In parts of the world including...
Prayer & worship
Find the time to explore some of these resources and listen to weekly intercessions, lead by Angela and members of our congregation, to help you through this pandemic.
Free dial-in worship
The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes during the coronavirus lockdown.
The church really helps me put life in perspective, particularly when I've had a challenging week.