Feeling a little gloomy about the onset of the Kendal autumn? Click here to find a prayer to help you ‘embrace the autumn months’.
Our friends the King’s Food Bank are holding a Charity Fundraising Dinner on Saturday 21 October at the Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, and tickets are still available. Call Sue Bindloss on 01539 721769. On their urgent list at the moment are tins of carrots, peas, sweetcorn, tomatoes, meat in sauce, corned beef and jars of … [Read more…]
In this month’s magazine Maureen Stevens, our new Reader (Licensed Lay Minister), introduces herself and there’s information about getting involved with the Churches Together in Kendal float in the Kendal Torchlight Procession. You can also read about 2 exciting opportunities for spiritual development. Click on the links below to find out more. August Parish News Torchlight 2017 … [Read more…]
July’s magazine is now out! And, as well as all the usual features, it has a bit of a ‘busy bee’ theme to it, particularly as we celebrate what our young people have been up to with reports from Sunday Club, Brownies and Dance Atikk. For the ‘young at heart’ there’s an article about keeping … [Read more…]
The story of Pentecost – the coming of the Holy Spirit on our Lord’s first disciples after he had ascended into Heaven – which falls this year on this Sunday, 4 June, is full of symbols. Our cover image of Celtic flames represents the Holy Spirit coming like fire to ignite and transform whatever it … [Read more…]
Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops’ of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England has grown into an international and … [Read more…]
In a pastoral letter to the parishes and chaplaincies of the Church of England published in early May, Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu urge people to set aside “apathy and cynicism” and draw new inspiration from the ancient Christian virtues of “love, trust and hope”. The three-page letter, intended to be shared in churches … [Read more…]
This month’s Parish News has all the usual columns, naturally, including the Children’s Pages, puzzles, recipes, Castaway and Out and About, and flags up lots of upcoming opportunities for exploring our faith and the Bible a little more together – Growing Spirituality at St George’s on 4 May, Exploring Stories from the Book of Exodus … [Read more…]