Reflection – 25 July 2021

Here’s my reflection for Sunday 25 July. If you’d like to join in our online worship follow this Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85061262911?pwd=SjFoODcvOVdFZUhTengxRVRkNzJPUT09 Our worship session starts at 11.00 British Summer Time. Mark Take off your shoes!We are standing on holy ground.Shake off the dust!We are ready to start afresh.Let us worship God and receive Christ’s teachings,that we may be renewed and strengthenedto share God’s love with … Continue reading Reflection – 25 July 2021

Winter Wilson

We were delighted to welcome Lincolnshire folk duo Winter Wilson to perform in our church yesterday. In a concert organised (and sponsored) by Françoise Evans, one of our Just Sing! community choir, around 80 people attended a free, socially-distanced event. Instead of paying for entry the audience were invited to donate to the band’s charities – Sleaford Community Larder (a foodbank) and the Musicians Union … Continue reading Winter Wilson

Reflection – 11 July 2021

Here’s Julie’s reflection for Sunday 11 July. If you’d like to join in our online worship follow this Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85061262911?pwd=SjFoODcvOVdFZUhTengxRVRkNzJPUT09 Our worship session starts at 11.00 British Summer Time. Mark Reflection – Sunday 11 July 2021 Call to worship Our call to worship is from MatthewFor where two or three are gathered in my name,there am I in the midst of them.        Let’s pray … Continue reading Reflection – 11 July 2021

Eco-Church

I’m delighted to announce that our church has today been awarded the Bronze Eco Church Award by A Rocha. Thanks to everyone who has helped in this great achievement, in particular Julia Gascoyne who has coordinated our application. We’re not stopping here though – we are already looking at what we need to do to obtain the Silver Award. #caringforgodsworld Mark Continue reading Eco-Church

Reflection – 27 June 2021

Here’s my reflection for Sunday 27 June. If you’d like to join in our online worship follow this Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85061262911?pwd=SjFoODcvOVdFZUhTengxRVRkNzJPUT09 Our worship session starts at 11.00 British Summer Time. Mark Sunday 27 June 2021 – A Reflection Blessed are You,O Lord our God,Wellspring of all that is. You are the sea on which we float,You are the wind that fills our sails,You are the … Continue reading Reflection – 27 June 2021

Reflection – 20 June 2021

Here’s Martin’s reflection for Sunday 20 June. If you’d like to join in our online worship follow this Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85061262911?pwd=SjFoODcvOVdFZUhTengxRVRkNzJPUT09 Our worship session starts at 11.00 British Summer Time. Mark London Road Congregational Church Reflection 20/6 Who do they say that I am? Call to worship Faith the size of a mustard seed brings us here, sown through the witness of saints and apostles … Continue reading Reflection – 20 June 2021

Good Omens

I have been reading ‘Good Omens’ by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. A comic story of the end of the world(!) it’s well worth reading just as a humorous novel. But it has some interesting things to say about religion and theology. I came across this: “‘I don’t see what’s so triffic about creating people as people and then gettin’ upset ‘cos they act like … Continue reading Good Omens

Reflection – 13 June 2021

Here’s my reflection for Sunday 13 June. If you’d like to join in our online worship follow this Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85061262911?pwd=SjFoODcvOVdFZUhTengxRVRkNzJPUT09 Our worship session starts at 11.00 British Summer Time. Mark Sunday 13 June 2021 – A Reflection  Call to worship – Isaiah 40:3-5 A voice cries out,“Prepare in the wilderness a road for the Lord!    Clear the way in the desert for our God!Fill every valley;    level … Continue reading Reflection – 13 June 2021

Credo article – 03 June 2021

Good morning everyone. Here’s my latest Credo article for the Newark Advertiser that was published today. Mark Our church has recently been running a series of services about Stewardship. One of our main focuses has been on the environment, particularly climate change. In the last 15 months or so the attention of the world has been fixed on the issue of the pandemic – quite … Continue reading Credo article – 03 June 2021