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You came into our family 5 days before Christmas 2017. I am going to be honest I didn’t know how to care for your beautiful hair, but I knew I needed to learn fast. A schoolmate of one of our other children helped by educating me that you needed to add moisture rather than get […]

The unprovoked and senseless killing of George Floyd was, tragically not an isolated incident. He wasn’t the first innocent black person killed in America that month. His death though has shone a glaring light on the injustice and racism which is systematic and rampant. It is in all of us. Our job here is not […]

If you know me, then you will know that I am not a better leader than you, but am writing in the hope that I might be an encouragement to you.  If you don’t know me personally but got passed this by someone else, let me assure you, I am not a better leader than […]

We’ve been scared for a long time.  The global political tactic of the last few years has been purposefully to create fear and mis-trust. We have been told to fear the people who come from other countries and cultures and the problems that they will cause. We have grown to fear those who look different, […]

We are the kind of church where normally two things are true; There is a lot of obvious stuff to do The brilliant people who make up St Marks dive in and do what needs doing.  Sometimes it’s unloading a van, pouring coffee, shifting piles of chairs or sitting on the floor to draw pictures […]

I heard a guy speaking recently about the tree at the centre of the story of Eve and Adam (don’t switch off…it’s a story!) Anyway, he pointed out that humanity was told not to eat the fruit from the tree at the centre of the garden as it would give them knowledge.  (Spoiler alert) They […]

Each week while distanced from one another we are setting a challenge for the church to have a go at. Here is this week’s post-easter challenge.

Remember the olden days when you could catch a plane? Before take off, while everyone is settling into their seats, arranging their snacks and praying that the person in front will never recline their seat, the cabin crew take up their positions along the aisle for the safety announcement. During this time they will demonstrate […]

With Corona everything is changing…and we are no exception. Here is all the info you need. If you would like help from the Foodbank Extra, you can call them on 01908 565 852

In his book ‘Canoeing in the Mountains’, Tod Bolsinger tells the story of American adventurers Meriweather Lewis and William Clark.  Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to explore the West of America, finding a river-route across the continent linking the two oceans, the explorers and their small army set off. In canoes.   Because why wouldn’t you? […]