Majesty and Manger

“And you will see him lying in a manger” Luke 2:12 A manger – familiarity of the concept of God resting in a feeding trough for animals may disguise the shock of this miracle. The French word ‘manger’ means ‘to eat’ – so at this time of year it seems doubly appropriate – a chance […]

Getting to grips with Sonship

“When Israel was a child I loved him, and Out of Egypt I called my Son.” Hosea 11:1, Matthew 2:15 There is something profound about Scripture which is not often enough remarked upon – that God’s enduring word can hit home several times in different contexts.  It is not only relevant in a primary historical […]


Sunday 13th December  (no morning service)  Carol services  4.30 pm 7.30pm With mulled wine, spiced apple and gingerbreads (including gluten free!) stampwell farm   

An angel of the Lord appeared…

An angel is a messenger – and at Christmas time the angels are those who announce the importance and the reality and the blessing of Jesus in the world. The first Christmas was celebrated with Angels bursting into song in public spaces and bringing good news in dreams and choruses for people from every background […]

Come As You Are

Welcome back to another wonderful day – worshiping God in a tent, spending time with friends, learning from God’s word and serving one another in practical ways as well as in running children’s’ and youth activities…or as we like to say – welcome to church. At our final Alpha course session this week I was […]