Thought for the Week

21
Jul

Happy Holy-Days!

As schools break up for the summer, many people are wishing each other “happy holidays”.  What does the word “holiday” mean to you? For some, it will mean going away; […]

14
Jul

Compulsion and compassion

Sunday’s lectionary reading from Romans starts with the Apostle Paul making this statement: “I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I […]

30
Jun

The importance of scaffolding

The Importance of Scaffolding As I write this, scaffolding is going up around the tower of St Edburgs. Its purpose is to enable the fabric of the tower to be […]

04
Jun

Physics and Stardust, Creeds and Compassion

Just over 100 years ago Albert Einstein developed the best known equation in physics –  E=mc2. The equation describes the intimate relationship between energy (E), mass (m) and the speed […]

22
May

Rogation Days

In the run-up to Ascension Day on Thursday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are Rogation Days. These days are less well known in the church than they used to be, since […]

10
May

Christian Aid

Have you read the reading from the Acts of the Apostles which was set for Sunday, 7th May? It tells us of the very beginning of the Christian Church. It […]

10
May

On the Road to Emmaus

Luke 24:13-35 – On the Road to Emmaus Two classic rock tracks for you in this ‘Thought for the Week’, first from 1975 Eric Clapton from the album, ‘E.C. Was […]

09
Apr

The whole of Holy Week

Immersive theatre is a popular form of entertainment in which the audience become participants in the drama. The distinction between actor and spectator becomes blurred. Entering Holy Week is rather […]

03
Apr

Seeds of Faith

Spring is well and truly here – the blossom is fragrant, buds and leaves give the trees and bushes a green shimmer. What is growing all around us – whether […]

21
Mar

Further on up the road

It’s not a Biblical quote, it’s not a Spiritual line, it’s a track title released by the amazing Mr Eric Clapton in 1975! (who was once asked to play at […]

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