Church hosts a folk legend

Folk Legend Roy Bailey

This Saturday, St George’s welcomed 83-year old folk legend, Roy Bailey, and his touring partner Marc Block, at the first ever fundraising concert for the Kendal Winter Shelter. Over 100 keen fans gave Roy a standing ovation at the end of his marathon two-hour set, full of heart-warming songs about standing by our fellow human … [Read more…]

Latest packed Parish News published

parish news cover

Another excellent issue of Parish News from our Editor, Pam, just back from her holidays, has just been published ready for picking up in paper form at the back of church or reading online by clicking on the link below. This month’s magazine draws our attention to Sea Sunday and the feast day of Mary Magdalene which … [Read more…]

Close Encounters

Surveying the readings for Trinity Sunday for what they teach us about the nature of God, in his sermon last Sunday Andrew Knowles concluded that God desires ‘above all other things’ that we should encounter him closely, in a way that touches every aspect of our lives to live out his compassion in the world, to say … [Read more…]

‘So he got up and went’

St George's Church Kendal

This week, Andrew’s sermon focused on the story of Philip and the Ethiopian from Act 8 – a clear example of the instruction from the epistle (1 John 4.7-end): ‘Beloved, since God loved us so much, we also ought to love one another’ – right here and right now! Click here to read or download the … [Read more…]

‘Going forward’

St George's Church

In preparation for our Annual General Meeting, and in honour of the festival of our patron saint, St George, Andrew Knowles’s sermon for Easter 4 was about the distinctive purpose for the church in the modern world, as so many other revered institutions – from the high street to the charity sector – seem to … [Read more…]

Hopeful reading for Eastertide

Eastertide news cover

This month’s Parish News has just hit the streets and it’s full of ‘reasons to be cheerful’ even under these persistant April clouds. In this month’s edition we reflect on Eastertide and look forward to Ascension and Pentecost. We go ‘Out & About’ in the Beacon Team to St John’s Skelsmergh and one of our … [Read more…]