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And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.

 

1 Corinthians 2:13

Service Update

In order to help reduce the costs associated with heating two churches during the current energy crisis we are having more joint services over the next few months. The new schedule can be seen below. This is only temporary and the situation will be reviewed at the end of January. You can read more about this here. 

Sunday 27 November, 2022

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Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Advent comes from the Latin “adventus”, meaning “coming”. It’s a period of preparation for Christians. So, what does “preparation” mean? Advent is a period of spiritual reflection in which Christians make themselves ready for the coming and birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Celebrating Advent typically involves a season of prayer and repentance; some orthodox Christians will also include prolonged fasting! This is followed by anticipation, hope, and of course the joy of Christ’s coming.

Sermon - Robert Siekierkowski
00:00 / 07:12
Intercessions - Angela Hannafin
00:00 / 04:15

Temporary Service Schedule

27 November

8.00am Holy Communion, All Hallows
10.00am Morning Worship, All Hallows
3.00pm Christingle Service, All Hallows

4 December
10.00am Holy Communion, St Mary Magdalene

3.00pm Christingle Service, St Mary Magdalene

7 December (Wednesday)

11.00am Holy Communion, St Mary Magdalene

11 December
8.00am Holy Communion, All Hallows

9.15am Family Service, St Mary Magdalene
10.45am Family Service, All Hallows

18 December
10.00am Holy Communion with Carols, St Mary Magdalene

24 December
3.00pm Crib Service, St Mary Magdalene

4.15pm Crib Service, All Hallows

11.30pm Midnight Mass, St Mary Magdalene

11.30pm Midnight Mass, All Hallows

(*Crib services will be outside, weather permitting)

25 December

10.00am Family Service, All Hallows

1 January - No services

Sermons from previous services

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20 November 2022

Today we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King - the Sunday before Advent begins. We've...

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13 November 2022

I did an assembly in church last week with the local primary school children and we thought about...

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6 November 2022

Today in our parish we are celebrating All Saints Day, as one of our churches is All Hallows...

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30 October 2022

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23 October 2022

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16 October 2022

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9 October 2022

In our Gospel reading today Jesus is travelling towards Jerusalem and reaches a village where there is a...

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2 October 2022

Is there anyone who had a real influence on your life? Often, we will remember a teacher who took an interest...