Monthly Archive: July 2017

Exploring Prayer

It is useful to have a pattern for our prayers – not to follow slavishly but to keep us focussed. Here is one pattern I have found helpful using the acronym ACTOY: A- Awesome....

Exploring BAPTISM

Exploring BAPTISM Today we rejoice together that Ethan is being baptised, making his own promises to follow Jesus. That’s a great thing to do Ethan! In Christian baptism there are a number of symbols...

Parish Dinner and Social Night

  Parish Dinner and Social Night The Parish dinner on 1 July 2017 was enjoyed by many of the parishioners, their families and friends.  Besides the delicious meal, there were games throughout the evening...

Exploring Jonah 4

In Jonah 4, Jonah the reluctant prophet is angry with God. Why? Because God decides, after they repent of their sins, to have mercy on the cruel violent people of Nineveh. Jonah doesn’t see...

Exploring Jonah 3

In Jonah 3, Jonah the reluctant prophet obeys God, goes to violent Nineveh and proclaims God’s message of judgement on their sins. What’s the unexpected result? God is clearly at work. Their response is...

Exploring Jonah 2

  In Jonah 2, Jonah the reluctant prophet prays to God from the belly of the big fish which God has provided as his miraculous means of rescue. Jonah has not resolved all his...