Notices for Sunday 15th December, with details of our upcoming services at St Mark’s. Read on for further details of our Christmas services and events!
Don’t get so focused on having a powerful Christmas morning moment that you miss that quiet, unglamorous moment when Jesus shows up in day-to-day life, when his presence makes itself known in some new, convicting, or comforting way.
John the Baptist is an unusual character; we might find an encounter with him a little off putting at first – would we want to spend an evening with him? But then, prophets force us to face the part of ourselves we find uncomfortable – and John’s message of repentance, to turn our lives around, can be just as hard for us to hear today.
Notices for Sunday 8th December, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark’s. Find out more about how you can celebrate Christmas with us!
Advent is a time to give time to consider and be thankful for the coming celebration for Christ – how are you thinking about the season?
A collect for the Second Sunday of Advent that you may wish to pray over this weekend.
As Advent begins, we celebrate the anticipation of Christmas Day through Advent with a special service of hymns, readings and choir pieces at St Mark’s.
Notices for Sunday 1st December, with details of our upcoming services and events – find out how you can help with our early December Christmas preparations!
“Lo, he comes with clouds descending” – a fantastic hymn for this day from Charles Wesley, but as you listen to the lyrics, are you comfortable with the language? Power, glory, claiming the kingdom, thrones, people, nations – the language all of being under subjection to Jesus the King. But Jesus was a king who was different: he doesn’t conform to the pictures usually associated with kingship, with earthly glory and power. Rather, the King we follow is a servant king.
Notices for Sunday 24th November, with details of our upcoming services – and details of events through December!