Category Archives: Weekly Readings and Reflections

Sunday 9th August 2015 – The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Reading of the week: John 6:35, 41-51 This time of year in the church is called the Ordinary time. It’s a time when there are no great festivals or feast to prepare for. I think it’s a bit of a … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th July 2015 – The little things

Text of the week: John 6:1-21 I believe in miracles. Very odd of me, in this day and age. But I believe God can do far more than we can ever imagine. From the little things to the big things. … Continue reading

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28th June 2015 – Approaching God

Passage of the week: Mark 5: 21-43 This week’s passage speaks of two different approaches to God. The leader in the community, who approaches Jesus openly, with confidence and boldness. The elderly woman, an outcast, who quietly follows him, unseen … Continue reading

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21st June 2015 – Pentecost 4

Passage for the week: Mark 4:35-41 ‘But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they woke him up and said to him, ‘Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?’ I think in this passage the … Continue reading

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14th June 2015 – Pentecost 3

Passage of the week: Mark 4:25-34 Jesus delighted in communicating through the use of stories. This week’s story is about faith; and about seeds. Seeds can be seen as the story of our faith, the potential for belief. And people … Continue reading

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Sunday 7th June – Family

Text for the week: Mark 3:31-35 Families can be the most wonderful thing in the world – and the most difficult to deal with. This passage is usually read as Jesus rejecting the claims of his birth family on his … Continue reading

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31st May 2015 – Trinity Sunday

Today is the day in the church when we celebrate the Trinity – the fact that God is one in three and three in one. I’ve heard various sermons preached on this day, trying to explain the theology. Trying to … Continue reading

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