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Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Merry Christmas

Luke 2:8-20

The Shepherds and Angels
8 That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. 9 Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, 10 but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. 11 The Saviour—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! 12 And you will recognize him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in strips of cloth, lying in a manger.”

13 Suddenly, the angel was joined by a vast host of others—the armies of heaven—praising God and saying,

14 “Glory to God in highest heaven,
    and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased.”
15 When the angels had returned to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, “Let’s go to Bethlehem! Let’s see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.”

16 They hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. And there was the baby, lying in the manger. 17 After seeing him, the shepherds told everyone what had happened and what the angel had said to them about this child. 18 All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished, 19 but Mary kept all these things in her heart and thought about them often. 20 The shepherds went back to their flocks, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen. It was just as the angel had told them.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Gateway Carols

Members of the Choir sang carols with the members of the Gateway club in Oldham  on Wednesday

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Christmas Fair

A big thank you to everyone who organised, ran the cafĂ© and stalls, set up and cleared up and to all who came - we cleared £2039
So - We have been able to pay off the rest of our 2014 share & pay our insurance premium 
for next year of £2660

Saturday, 29 November 2014

St Andrew, fisher of people

Matthew 4:18-22 New Living Translation (NLT)

The First Disciples
18 One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living. 19 Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!” 20 And they left their nets at once and followed him.

21 A little farther up the shore he saw two other brothers, James and John, sitting in a boat with their father, Zebedee, repairing their nets. And he called them to come, too. 22 They immediately followed him, leaving the boat and their father behind.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Sunday, 2 November 2014


David Green receiving his Exploring Faith Matters certificate from his mentor, Rev'd Christopher Halliday.  EFM is a 4 year course of theological study run by the School of Theology at a University in the USA.  The course comprises study of the Old Testament, New Testament, the History of the Christian Church, and Other Faiths.  Note the cassock and surplice are choir robes, not related to EFM.

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Monday, 29 September 2014