Trinity 13: The flow of power is reversed

Trinity 13: The flow of power is reversed Mark 7 1-23 (with omissions) Today we meet Jesus’ most persistent and regular antagonists, the Pharisees and the Scribes of Jerusalem… when they saw some of His disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, with unwashed hands they found fault. They are disputing about something that perhaps even Christians today barely even … Read More

Magazine September 2021

Parish Magazine ~ September 2021 St Augustine heard a voice from on high that said: “I am the food of grown men; grow, and you shall feed upon me; nor shall you change me, like the food of your flesh, into yourself, but you shall be changed into me.”. Yours, JamesFrom the Parish RegistersFor a PDF file of the Parish … Read More

Trinity 12: Be strong in the Lord

Be strong in the Lord Ephesians 6. 10-20 In our second lesson St Paul tells us to: …be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, … Read More

Picnic 2021

Picnic 2021Photos from ‘Pick up sticks’ played during our picnic on 14th August.

Trinity 11: Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood! May I speak in the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. There is so much in today’s gospel for our understanding and encouragement. But we must remember from the beginning that what was important to the first century Judaeans may not be so for us. For example, what was painfully obvious to the Judaeans … Read More

Frinton 2021

A day out at FrintonPhotos from our outing to Frinton…

Trinity 10: The grief of a parent

Trinity 10: The grief of a parent 2 Samuel 18. 5-9; 15; 31-33 The king was deeply moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept; and as he went, he said, ‘O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would that I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!’ It was … Read More

Trinity 9: Food for thought

Trinity 9: Food for thought John 6.24-35 May I speak in the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. There are lots of idioms and sayings that include food but are not about food and we are familiar with the point being made when we hear them. A taste of paradise, I’ll eat my hat, or a grain … Read More