‘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…]

Looking beyond the Easter eggs

easter egg

As this month’s cover suggests we try and look ‘beyond the Easter egg’ in our April edition. You can also catch up on the talk ‘Faith in Public Life’ given by Sir Joseph Pilling as part of the Moving Mountains weekend, as Andrew Knowles shares the highlights. Look out for the Book Reviews which make … [Read more…]

Privileged to be a (civil) servant

Sir Joe Pilling, civil servant

Sir Joe Pilling shared his experiences as a civil servant with a rapt audience at a sold-out Moving Mountains supper on Friday at St George’s. He talked about the challenges of holding high government office as a Christian but said that, all in all, it had been a privilege. You can download or read a summary of … [Read more…]

A little Lent reading

Lent Issue

The March edition of our Parish News is now out and available just in time for Lent, to read or download here. In this month’s edition read the report of the PCC’s discussion about Mission. And, it being March, see if you can spot a nod to both St David and St Patrick!

Prayer for Christian Unity

Christian Unity

This week’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity runs from 18 January to 25 January. The theme is ‘That All May be Free’. So that you can share in prayer going on through Britain and Ireland this week, we have put a special prayer for Christian Unity onto our Prayer Space page here. Churches Together … [Read more…]

New-style Lent Group for 2018

Lent Group

The details of this year’s Lent Group at St George’s have just been announced, entitled The Bible – A Love Story and led by Maureen Stevens. Choose from Wednesdays evenings from 14 February or Thursday afternoons from 15 February to come and explore the story of God’s relationship with us. Anyone who would like to join … [Read more…]