Going Fishing with Jesus

Simon Peter climbed aboard and helped drag the net ashore. It was full of large fish, 153, but even with so many the net was not torn. Jesus said to them, ‘Come and have breakfast.’ John 21: 11-12a. Fishing in the Sea of Galilee was a bit hit and miss. The stories we read in… Read More »

Exam Chaos!

I wonder if you or someone in your family or amongst your friends has been affected by the exam results chaos in recent days. Its very hard to be told one thing, then to be told its all changed and then what you wanted to do is now unavailable! Most of us can feel some… Read More »

It’s all about relationships

Life is all about relationships it seems. Relationships that extend way beyond us humans. Relationships are the what the human being experiences with everything around them, everything that happens to them and everything that promotes a response, or arguably no response – which is a form of response after all! I am relating to everything… Read More »

Peter’s Confession of Christ

Jesus asked them, ‘Who do you think I am?’ Simon Peter answered, ‘The Christ, the Messiah, the Son of the living God.’ (Matt 16: 15-16) In one of the weekend papers there is always a celebrity interview where the same questions are asked each week e.g. favourite music, play, book etc. One question is who… Read More »

Are you quarantine angry?

I wonder if you or someone you know has been impacted by the recent quarantine regulations on return from holiday? How are you feeling? Or how are you feeling about the impact of the recent total and subsequent partial lockdown? Have you/do you feel angry at all? And is it OK to feel like this?… Read More »

Action in Difficult Circumstances

‘So God was kind to the midwives and the people increased and became even more numerous.’ Exodus 1:20. A lecturer (Bob) at college shared a testimony with us from when he was involved in a Christian charity in South America.  He got a call from a very distraught man, who lived with his family in… Read More »

Summer programme

During the summer months of July and August our general weekly pattern will be:                                  Monday – Retreat Space for Individuals.                                      … Read More »

Revised Programme Sept-Dec

Dear All,How the year 2020 has changed!The perfect vision we hoped to have for our programme has been placed into the much more capable hands of God.This is a renewed outlook for the remainder of the year, September to December, please note that this may also be prone to change as we journey on, but… Read More »

Holidays – Holy Days

I am surprised to think that the school summer holidays begin now. I know for teachers, parents and pupils the anguish they have recently experienced probably makes the holidays seem ludicrous for a variety of reasons. Ludicrously late in coming for teachers and ludicrously unmanageable for working parents and ludicrously isolating and prolonged for pupils… Read More »

Sunday 12 th July 2020 – What a fabulous afternoon!

Our welcome to Bishop Rose Hudson Wilkin as our new Patron and the licensing for Ray Horton as Lay Assistant Chaplain took place assisted by Archdeacon Jo Kelly Moore, our Core Team and Trustees and a few special guests. We were blessed by worship, sunshine and gazebos, music, flowers, fruit punch, strawberries and ice-cream in… Read More »