This is a guest post by Phillip Borkett – a great friend of St Marys and of Sharrow, who has served as Minister at Highfield Trinity Church for twelve years. The following text is a sermon given by Phillip at a joint service for the Week of Prayer for ChristianRead more
A Christmas Community Storytelling of Two Baby Boys
The Bible is full of long stories that jump the section headings, and that don’t parcel up neatly into the short lengths that you hear read in a typical service. A box set rather than a poem, a feature film rather than aRead more
There are many activities supported by the church and it is part of St Marys’ mission to be welcoming and to provide opportunities for everyone to get involved.
The activities of the church include Light Factory, Messy Church, family choir, links with St Marys Community Centre, links with Porter Croft SchoolRead more
Luke 2: 22-40 Page
Candlemas falls mid-winter so there are many weather proverbs, one of which is:
If Candlemas be fair and bright
Winter will have another fight
If Candlesmas brings cloud and rain
Winter won’t come again.
We gather here this morning as other Sunday mornings to Pause and Ponder and to present ourselves before God.
I suppose this mornings readings and thoughts are full of ‘P’s, but not the green variety: of Praise, Purification, Prophecy, Patience, Perseverence, Prayer, Peace to mention a few.