Repetition

At the end of February, we mark the beginning of lent, a forty-day countdown to Easter. During which we will go over the events of Jesus life that lead up to Easter week, reflect on Jesus’ death and resurrection while exploring its impact for us today. This is what we do in Lent, this is what we do every lent. Which made me think about the different things in life that we keep coming back Read more…

Where did I put my phone…

I am sure that we all lose it, at least once a day. I didn’t use to lose it that often when I was younger. We aim to keep hold of it wherever we go. But now everyone loses it once in a while. Usually down the back of the sofa! Many of us carry our mobile phones with us all the time. They allow us to connect with people wherever we are. Also, our Read more…

Service of Commemoration

At church this morning we had a Service of Commemoration.  Candles were lit in memory of loved ones and we were comforted with the words of Jesus from John 14 vs 27.  It was a special service. There was sadness, but also joy as we considered the hope we have as God’s children.  To remember this, we had the chance to take home some rosemary.

Church Hall Dedication

On the 20th of October 2019, The Bishop of Dorchester came to St John’s Church to officially open and dedicate the church hall. Thanks to the hall improvements the Church and Hall are now highly accessible to all with “changing places” equipment installed in the disabled toilet, this equipment includes an adult hoist and changing table, improved acoustics for the hard of hearing, easy access to the garden and a calm area. The refurbishments were completed in Read more…

In Conversation with Jesus

Where do you like to have your conversations with Jesus? A cozy armchair chat with coffee maybe? Jesus once talked with his disciples as he walked across a lake. He was walking on the water and said to them. We can have conversations with Jesus even when we find ourselves in unexpected or difficult and tricky places. “It is I. Don’t be afraid.” John 6 v 16 – 21. When we talk to Jesus and Read more…