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Come to me

Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. (Matt 11:28-29) It’s an interesting exercise to look around you and observe the images that clubs, organisations and businesses use to … Continue reading

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News from Richard, our vicar, August 2018

How we give is how we worship I am fully satisfied, now that I have received from  Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God. (Phil 4:18) You may recall from the last Vicar’s … Continue reading

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News from Richard, our Vicar, April 2018

What does it mean to worship: part 1 “I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Roman … Continue reading

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News from Richard, our Vicar, February 2018

Our 2018 Motto Verse: The Image of the Invisible God and the firstborn of all creation (Colossians 1:15) Over the last few months we have spent time as a PCC and in our three congregations discerning God’s vision for St … Continue reading

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News from Richard, our Vicar, December 2017

Journeying Together:  “God with Us” Since July we have gathered as a church around the sermon theme of Journeying Together. Spending some time using this phrase and exploring the Exodus community behind it, has been a helpful way of describing … Continue reading

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News from Richard, our Vicar, October 2017

“The Way” Recently, we watched a film called “The Way.” In it a father, Martin Sheen, ends up walking the pilgrimage road of “El camino de Santiago:” the way of St. James, in the footsteps of his son, who has … Continue reading

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News from Richard, our Vicar

“Journeying Together”  Tracing my family tree has been a fascinating if not distracting pastime. The earliest reference that I can find is to a John Major (no comment!) my 9-times great-grandfather from Flamborough born in 1635. I feel a sense of connection and identity by discovering the story of my family. The connection is to this coast through my forebears who were local fishermen and lifeboat men on the Humber. These ancestors … Continue reading

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News from Tina, our Curate, June 2017

Dear friends, As I write, we are still in shock over the recent terrorist attack on the concert-goers in Manchester. We are left to ponder what can drive someone born and bred in this country to visit such horrors on … Continue reading

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News from Tina, our Curate. April 2017

Have we lost hope in hope? At our Lent Course this year we’ve been using the film ‘The King’s Speech’ as the basis of our discussions. We had an interesting time last week thinking about hope. We hope about all … Continue reading

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News from Tina, our Curate. February 2017

Dear Friends My piece this month is an edited extract from a sermon I preached on 8th January this year at the launch of our new motto verse from Isaiah. I do hope you’ve managed to pick a card up … Continue reading

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