Reflection for 22 March 2020

Whilst the church is closed for worship we will be providing a weekly reflection with bible readings and prayers for our members. I thought I might as well share it here too. Comments welcome Mark Sunday 22 March 2020 A Reflection As we are no longer able to meet for worship due to the virus situation we will offer a weekly reflection by email or … Continue reading Reflection for 22 March 2020

Credo – March 2020

Here is the text of my latest Credo article – just published in this week’s Newark Advertiser. Let me know what you think Mark The Bible is a very important book for Christians and how we understand its role and significance is fundamental to understanding our faith. Different Christians have differing views about this. There are some Christians who take the view that everything in … Continue reading Credo – March 2020

Is Jesus at the centre?

Here’s an article I have recently had published in ‘The Congregationalist’ magazine. Is Church too ‘Sunday-centric’? Newark Congregational Church held a church visioning day in September to help us look at ways the church could develop its work within the local community. A number of strands have been identified to look at in more detail, including worship, communications, the church’s ‘welcome’ and the role of … Continue reading Is Jesus at the centre?

Just Sing! Choir – New Video

The church’s Community Choir, Just Sing!, has had a short documentary video made. It includes footage from rehearsals and a concert, but also interviews with members of the choir about what singing means to them. We are really pleased with it. It can be viewed on YouTube at Just Sing! Video If you want to see more of the choir in performance you can see … Continue reading Just Sing! Choir – New Video

Christmas Credo

Here’s my latest Credo article – due to appear in the Newark Advertiser this week. Merry Christmas to all my followers. Mark I’m sure many of you will have seen the classic Christmas film ‘It’s a Wonderful Life.’ (If you haven’t you should; it’s bound to be on some channel or other this year.) The film tells the story of a selfless man, George Bailey, … Continue reading Christmas Credo