Scripture

John 14:15-21

The Bible reading for Sunday 17th May, the Sixth Sunday of Easter ‘If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you for ever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You[…]

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In Christ we share

Sunday 10th May

As a community separated by a virus but drawn together by faith, we worship today: Many of us are praying at 10am every Sunday We are joining with worship from all over the country watching BBC1 for Sunday Worship (10:45am) when The Rt Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Bishop of Dover, leads a service for VE Day from Hereford Cathedral, in a[…]

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Scripture

John 14:1-14

The Bible reading for Sunday 10th May, the Fifth Sunday of Easter ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a[…]

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Freedom

Sunday 3rd May

As a community separated by a virus but drawn together by faith, we worship today: Many of us are praying at 10am every Sunday We are joining with worship from all over the country watching BBC1 for Sunday Worship (10:45am) and / or Songs of Praise (1:15pm), although please check the television listings in case these times are moved. Revd[…]

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Faith and inner peace

It is wonderful when people share their stories of faith, because it often helps us gain confidence in our own experience of God, and faith, and such like. This week we have a reflection on faith and school life from Elaine Bradley, whom many of those living in Slaithwaite will know… …from Elaine Bradley To introduce myself for those who[…]

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Scripture

John 10:1-10

The Bible reading for Sunday 3rd May, the Fourth Sunday of Easter “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and[…]

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Woodland

Sunday 26th April

As a community separated by a virus but drawn together by faith, we worship today: Many of us are praying at 10am every Sunday We are joining with worship from all over the country watching BBC1 at 10:15am for Sunday Worship, or 1:15pm for Songs of Praise Revd Graeme Holdsworth takes Holy Communion on behalf of everyone in our parishes[…]

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God at work

There are so many businesses based in Marsden, Slaithwaite and the surrounding countryside, all trying to work out how to operate while this pandemic sweeps through our lives. I spoke to a business owner who is torn apart by the conflicting desire to help their employees financially by working and staying open, while equally wanting to stay at home /[…]

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Scripture

Luke 24:13-35

The Bible reading for Sunday 26th April, the Third Sunday of Easter Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their[…]

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