This is it! This weekend. 13 of us, young and slightly old. We will take on the challenge of Ben Nevis. Have you sponsored us? If yes, thanks a lot. Your money will go towards helping the children and the elderly in our local community. If you haven’t sponsored us yet, there is still time to support this great cause – we appreciate every donation, … Continue reading The big fundraiser is this weekend!
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, James 1:19 NIV Continue reading Verse of the day
Since December, our website has an average 290 visitors a month, it also has on average 36 posts a month (yes, that’s more posts crammed into a month than there are days!). But not all these visitors are based in the UK, people are looking at us from across the globe, as the picture and stats from the month of May demonstrate below. The people who … Continue reading Our website is one of global interest!
Be devoted to one another in love. Honour one another above yourselves. Romans 12:10 NIV Continue reading Verse of the day
A very brief article from the Church of England on how the Church interacts with Parliament. The Church of England, as the established church, is represented in Parliament in several ways. In the House of Lords, the 26 most senior English archbishops and bishops sit as the ‘Lords Spiritual’. In the House of Commons the Second Church Estates Commissioner – traditionally an MP from the … Continue reading The Church in Parliament
Following today’s horrific event at the Manchester Arena, this is a prayer taken from the Church of England website. It seemed an appropriate prayer for the children whose innocent lives we cruelly lost today. For those who mourn O God, who brought us to birth, and in whose arms we die, in our grief and shock contain and comfort us; embrace us with your love, … Continue reading A prayer for today
Last night St Mary’s was packed-out as the audience was treated to a cup of tea as they entered the church, and a respectful yet interesting and feisty debate. It must be said our Vicar Ben did a fantastic job of chairing the event – Bransgore’s very own David Dimbleby (or should that be Jeremy Paxman?). The candidates presented themselves fantastically. In an area which … Continue reading A great political debate in Bransgore