Weekly Reflection by Peter 31st July

Weekly Reflection by Peter 31st July

As we go to press (!) our churches are open for worship. Please join us on Sunday. Our online service and resources are also available on Facebook and YouTube for those who are not able to get to church for whatever reason. As we go to press (?) we are making sense of...
Weekly Reflection by Peter 31st July

Weekly Reflection by Peter 24th July

This weekend would have been the Flower Festival; “would have been” is a phrase we are using too often to explain what is not happening this summer. “We would have been going to ..”, “we would have had ..” This weekend we do celebrate St Anne, the mother of Mary,...
A Piece from the Team Rector 20th July

A Piece from the Team Rector 20th July

A year ago I was packing my desk at Church House in Manchester. I had no idea what the next 12 months would bring. For many, the last 12 months have brought big changes even without the impact of the corona-virus; for all the last four months have brought huge changes...
Weekly Reflection by Peter 31st July

Weekly Reflection by Peter 17th July

It has been so good to be able to hold services in the church building; we hope now to have a regular pattern of services St Anne’sSunday @ 11.00 am and Wednesday @ 9.30 amandSt James’Sunday (fortnightly) @ 9.45 am (from July 26th) We will move to having Communion...
Weekly Reflection by Peter 31st July

Weekly Reflection by Peter 10th July

So this Sunday we can open our churches to welcome those who come to worship. We cannot however exuberantly throw open our doors; we cannot process singing and dancing into church; we cannot shout Hallelujah and let the children run, but the churches can again be a...
Weekly Reflection by Peter 31st July

Weekly Reflection by Peter 3rd July

So we get to July – summer and the temperature has dropped back! Some things never change, or rather stay ever-change-able! And some things do change again: after a couple of weeks of opening churches for individual prayer, the government now has given permission...