The Lord is my helper

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God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.’6 So we say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?’ – Hebrews 13:5-6 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The last 9 months have taken its toll on many of us. We feel tired and worn out … Read More

The Son, sustaining all things by his powerful word

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3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. – Hebrews 1:3 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I hope and pray you all had a peaceful Christmas and New Year. This past Christmas and New Year, for many of us, was filled with disappointment. Last … Read More

A peaceful and Christ-filled Christmas

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6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. – Luke 2:6-7 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This year has been a hard year … Read More

True peace

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13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 14 ‘Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.’ – Luke 2:13-14 All of us can think of things that naturally go together: so, Christmas dinner and turkey; The Two Ronnie’s; Eric and … Read More

May we be like the shepherds

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. – Luke 2:16-18 Dear Brothers and Sisters, … Read More

Jesus Christ, the light of all mankind

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. – John 1:4-5 Dear Brothers and Sisters, We live in a world full of darkness. The year 2020 has been a painful reminder of this. This year has brought us face to … Read More

Christmas communications

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields near by, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause … Read More

Bible Reflection – 14th November

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14 Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death – that is, the devil – 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death. 16 For surely it is not angels he helps, but Abraham’s descendants. … Read More

Remembrance Sunday

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Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel. – 2 Timothy 2:8 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This Sunday is Remembrance Sunday. On this day we remember all the men and women who laid down their lives for our freedom and peace. The reason we have a specific day to remember is so … Read More

Reopening St Martin’s

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One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple. Psalm 27:4 We are planning to return to the building on Sunday 13th September. The building and … Read More