The Evening Service – Tonight!

The evening services are for everyone in the benefice – All Saints, St Marys & St Michael’s. In fact, the services are for anyone and everyone regardless of which church you may attend. The services are an informal and laid back and involve singing and a talk on a lesson from the Bible. There is also tea, coffee and sweet treats afterwards. The services also … Continue reading The Evening Service – Tonight!

Salvator Mundi went for $450m. But you can have the real thing for free

Apainting by Leonardo da Vinci, circa early 1500s, has just been sold for $450m. That makes it the most expensive painting ever. It is called Salvator Mundi, and depicts Christ, hand raised as if about to give a priestly blessing. He is the saviour of the world, says Leonardo. It was probably only a few years after Leonardo finished this great work that, on the … Continue reading Salvator Mundi went for $450m. But you can have the real thing for free

St Michael’s Harvest Festival

Taken from Hinton Happenings: Preparations for our Harvest celebrations began well before the service when a group of men and women gathered to decorate St. Michael’s Church. There were people arranging flowers, some climbing high to reach the places others couldn’t, tins and packets being piled on the font all accompanied by a buzz of happy companionship chatter. By the time the large congregation gathered for thanks, praise … Continue reading St Michael’s Harvest Festival

100 years after the Russian Revolution – what has changed?

Ok, so that’s a big question which I’m not going to answer in full. There’s been some very interesting media on the radio and television exploring the momentous events of the October 1917 Russian revolution and its legacy. Of course, one of the objectives of the revolution and the Stalinist tyranny which ultimately followed it was to wipe away every trace of Christianity. Marxist theory … Continue reading 100 years after the Russian Revolution – what has changed?