Solar Eclipse

Tweet A solar eclipse is a rare occurrence – and one that needs to be experienced. Amazingly, the shadow cast by the Moon is an exact fit – not too small that we see a ring around the edges – and not too big that we can’t observe the ring of...

Being a Family

TweetChurch is a family for many – and we want to encourage this special connection. It is a place where we feel accepted, no matter what our background or social standing in the community. Jesus modelled this during his life in a spectacular fashion, breaking...

Living Under the Threat

TweetIt is not often that I wake up feeling gloomy but after hearing the news this morning I realised that there is a heaviness around. It seemed quite fitting for Good Friday. Everyone seems to be getting edgy on the international scene. Over the past few days we...

The Birth of Jesus – so what?

Tweet The Birth of Jesus - so what? With our Nativity Crib Festival just a few days away it is good for us to be asking a few questions… Why do we still make a big deal of Jesus Christ being born in Bethlehem over 2000 years ago? And what difference does it make...

Thanking Our Mothers

TweetMothers play a very special part in all of our lives… How often we find celebrities giving thanks to their mothers when they receive awards. Saying ‘thank you’ is part of our culture and we need to preserve it. Our mothers, especially, deserve...
Blessing in a Time of Violence

Blessing in a Time of Violence

TweetComing to terms with the terrible carnage in Paris is not easy for any of us. We are shaken to the core and struggle to find any meaning in such horrific events. ‘Where is God in all this?’ we ask – and no answer seems to come back. This poem...