“Zoom” into Church

Barbara Messner is inviting you to three scheduled Zoom meetings for worship. This Sunday will be a trial run with no communion, but with discussion. These are Bridgewater worship style with PowerPoint but others are welcome. On Easter Sunday, use your own bread and wine for virtual communion.

How to Meditate

HOW TO MEDITATE

Sit down. Sit still and upright. Close your eyes lightly. Sit relaxed but alert. Silently, interiorly begin to say a single word. We recommend the prayer-phrase, ‘Maranatha’. Recite it as 4 syllables of equal length. Listen to it as you say it, gently but continuously. Do not think or imagine anything … Continue Reading ››

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There is no death in God

There is no death in God

Sermon by Andy Wurm, Lent 5, 29th March 2020

For today’s sermon, I’m going to walk through the gospel passage for today – John 11:1-45, commenting as I go. Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. Mary was … Continue Reading ››
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Newsletter to Replace Pew Sheet

Instead of the weekly Pew Sheet we are currently producing a weekly newsletter. The weekly newsletter will appear on the Pew Sheet page which you can access by clicking HERE or use the Pew Sheet / Newsletter menu button at the top of the left column on any page. Continue Reading ››
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Liberating Bushes in a Time of Restriction

Yesterday I liberated our woolly bushes from the temporary fence which has stood behind them while they grew to hedge height. Today I pruned them so that they wouldn’t droop under their own weight of undisciplined growth. Both actions symbolized for me some inner longing. Continue Reading ››
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A Letter from Andy

Dear members of the Parish Please accept my apologies for the bluntness of the email message sent out on Friday afternoon regarding the suspension of services, following the archbishop’s directive. After working out how to manage the complexities of gathering together in a safe way, late Friday afternoon we were informed that worship and church meetings had … Continue Reading ››
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Sin is mainly exclusion

Sin is mainly exclusion

Sermon by Andy Wurm, Lent 4, 22nd March 2020

Have you ever asked yourself the question ‘Am I a good person?’ Sherlock Holmes did – at least the one on the British series Sherlock. He’s someone who didn’t care too much about how his actions affected others, so he sometimes did … Continue Reading ››
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