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I spent an evening recently with some old friends who I had not seen for a few years. We have a lot of shared history together, a memory full of shared meals, holidays and important life moments. The pictures of these events are in my mind rather than on my phone, because our friendship pre-dates […]

As always, lots going on this term around the village. Here are the dates and times at time of going to press, though check out this post for more details on why we are doing things the way we are.

As we get ready to launch the Sanctuary network later this month, here is a quick update and some ways you can pray.

As we get rolling with a new term, in a new shape reality, here Paul explains the thinking behind all that is happening and how to get the most out of the St Marks village.

We have spoken before about what Andy Stanley calls the “Principle of the Path”. This essentially says that direction not intention determine destination. No matter how much you intend to travel to London from Milton Keynes, if you head north on the M1, you won’t get there.  In a church context this can sometimes play […]

At the start of this new term / year / week (depending on how much effect the school calendar has on your life) I wanted to communicate a few bits of info over a series of blog posts to explain our priorities and practises for the next few months. Some of us joined the St […]

Stick these dates in your diary for the coming term. Obviously anything could change at any moment!

As part of our Half-Term lockdown fun we have teamed up with the brilliant Liquid Art Workshops to put on an afternoon for the whole village. Guided by a tutor, we will all be able to produce a stunning piece of artwork, no matter your natural level of talent (which is probably much higher than […]

Of course we are all holding lightly to any plans at the moment, but seeing as it looks like we are all locked in again for a while, here are our current best thoughts as to what the St Marks diary will look like in the coming weeks. Hope you can join us for some […]

We’ve made it! Behind today’s window is our Village Christmas Eve special…