Monday, April 20, 2009

My first sermon

Thanks to all those who prayed for me when I preached my first sermon at our All Age servie at the end of March.

The theme was the Word of God and what it means to speak of Jesus as 'The Word'.

So, here it is. All feedback welcome....

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We're in the Telegraph!!

Tomorrow the House of Lords will be debating Government proposals to double stakes and prizes on Category C and D gaming machines.

An alliance of 9 UK Christian organizations (including the Church of England and the Salvation Army) are calling on the Government to reject these proposals. If the proposals are accepted the prize limit on pub fruit machines will be higher than weekly benefit levels, at a time when many families will be struggling to make ends meet.

The campaign’s website is and our recent press releases are here: and here:

Let's hope the Lords see sense on this one....


Churches urged to take action ahead of European elections

Churches urged to take action ahead of European elections

• Election pack highlights BNP threat

On 4 June 2009 every adult in the UK will have the opportunity to vote in the European Parliament Elections. There will also be some English County Council elections.

A briefing from the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church explains the importance of citizenship and participating in democratic processes.

Check it out & get involved here.