Third Sunday of Epiphany: 10am, Sunday 24th January 2021

Sunday the 24th January is the third Sunday of Epiphany and for our 10am service it’s St Thomas’ taking the lead with St Mark’s to provide the music, prayers …but not the sermon! We welcome Fr Simon Robinson, vicar of Minehead – who talks further about forgiveness. Especially apt – as we look forward to Holocaust Memorial Day, coming up on the 27th January.

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Second Sunday of Epiphany: 10am, Sunday 17th January 2021

Sunday the 17th January is the second Sunday of Epiphany and for our 10am service it’s back to St Mark’s taking the lead with St Thomas’ to provide the music, prayers and sermon. Paul and Sandy, two of the worship team at St Mark’s who support Rachel with leading in Pennington take the helm today: stick around to the very end however, as perhaps Paul and Sandy aren’t as professional as Rachel (who doesn’t like a blooper or two?)

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First Sunday of Epiphany – Baptism of Christ: 10am, Sunday 10th January 2021

Sunday the 10rth January is the first Sunday of Epiphany but also when we remember the baptism of Christ. For our 10am service today it’s St Thomas’ taking the lead as St Mark’s provide the music, prayers and sermon. Are we missing a Rachel? After a busy December and Christmas period, Rachel’s got this week off: so Jane and Paul bring you the sermon slot instead!

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Gentle January

Arwen Mary Folkes shared this idea online. “Gentle January’: Gentle with ourselves, gentle with each other, gentle with the to-do lists and plans, and gentle with our creation. Gentle tones of voice to accompany gentle footsteps and gentle thoughts, all of which can be gently brought into our pauses and prayers. ‘Gentle January’ sounds quite inviting to me, better than a grey or dry January. Who’s in?”

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