Easter Sunday was a joyful end to a wonderful weekend of celebrating all that God has accomplished for us, and for the world, through his Son Jesus Christ; from the Agape meal on Maundy Thursday, to thought provoking and moving moments on Good Friday to the sheer joy and exhilaration shared on Easter Sunday. This season has allowed us to renew our commitment as a church family to centre our life firmly on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Bishop Richard certainly left us in no doubt that the......
This years Lent course has been a special time to focus on our relationship with God and each other. We’ve thought particularly about the holiness of the Church. There are two aspects of holiness – what we have been called away from and what we have been called to. With the help of the Puritan John Owen we have been focussing on the latter – what have we been called to as a church. His short book, Rules for Walking in Fellowship, has encouraged us to enjoy a foretaste of the glories of heaven......
Dear Friends As we prepare ourselves to remember again Christ’s death on Good Friday, I wonder if you have ever thought that our situation must be fairly grim for a solution like that to be required. If we avoid the blasphemous caricatures of the cross, we see something extraordinary. Christ willingly gives himself up for us; God the Father gives over his own son and the very integrity of the Trinity is torn to breaking point as Jesus cries in dereliction, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me.” Although Christians......
This year’s BIBLE BY THE BEACH is from 29th April to 2nd May. It is always a great event with inspirational teaching and the great encouragement of worshipping our Lord together. It would be great to have a good number of All Saints’ folk there. Application forms are available at the back of church. For the full weekend the cost is £90 if you book by 29th February. There is a full programme for chil- dren—Pre-school £10, Recep- tion—Year 13 £15. Under 21—£40 Choice of Seminars Bible Reading Family Praise......