It Must be Believed to be Seen

I heard this song on ‘Elaine Paige on Sunday’ this week. It reminded me that I once included it in one of my services. I think it’s about much more than a chocolate factory. Have a listen – what do you think? Mark Continue reading It Must be Believed to be Seen

Reflection for Sunday 17 May 2020

Here is our reflection for Sunday 17 written by our Minister, Rev. Ken Hague. The online worship session will start at 11.00. If you want to join in just email me – newarkcongregational@virginmedia.com – for details. We’d love to see you. I will be leading the worship this week. Mark Let Us Serve As Christ Taught Us. Hymn: Brother let me be your servant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdmgpMfnjdUContinue reading Reflection for Sunday 17 May 2020

Reflection – 10 May 2020

Here is Martin Frost’s reflection for Sunday. The online worship session will start at 11.00. If you want to join in just email me – newarkcongregational@virginmedia.com – for details. We’d love to see you. Mark London Road Congregational Church 10 May 2020  Message Coming out of Lockdown. Call to Worship: Psalm 121 I will lift up my eyes to the hills – from whence comes … Continue reading Reflection – 10 May 2020

Reflection for Sunday 03 May 2020

Here is our minister, Rev Ken Hague’s, reflection for Sunday. The online worship session at 11.00 will include Holy Communion. If you want to join in just email me – newarkcongregational@virginmedia.com – for details Mark Reflection 03.05.20 As we are no longer able to meet for worship due to the virus situation, we offer a weekly reflection. Perhaps you could sit each week and read … Continue reading Reflection for Sunday 03 May 2020

Reflection – Easter Sunday

Here is our weekly reflection for Easter Sunday. This morning we remember that our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ went to the cross on Good Friday and was murdered. He suffered and died so that all of us would be reunited with our heavenly Father. He bought our forgiveness with his own blood and suffering. It was a horrific, painful, awful day when man murdered … Continue reading Reflection – Easter Sunday

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?

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