Secrets of the Heart

Secrets of the heart   What’s your secret? We all have secrets. Take a moment to think of one you don’t mind sharing with a neighbour (it could be something funny, or your middle name – you don’t need to share anything difficult).   Now share with a neighbour.   Anyone willing to share what […]

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Unstoppable mercy

A sermon given by the Minister on Easter Day 2016: Unstoppable mercy   For Mary and Peter and John in today’s story, there is a completely new way of seeing reality. Mary’s grief must have felt unstoppable. Earlier in the week she pours out her precious ointment, she pours out her tears, she pours out […]

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Into the wilderness

Preached by the Minister on 6th March 2016: Into the wilderness…………….   I wonder what ‘wilderness’ means to you? I think of the manse garden, but that’s not really what I want to talk about! The wilderness is a place of self-emptying. Jesus emptied himself literally, fasting. And following the physical self-emptying came a time […]

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His glory

A sermon preached by Revd Maggie Hindley on Sunday 14th February 2016:   His glory   Where have you experienced the glory of God this week? I know, because you have told me about it, that some of you have at times had experiences like that of Moses or like that of Peter, James and […]

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Love is kind

A sermon given by Rev Maggie Hindley on 31st January 2016 Love is kind…… There’s a quote on the notice board in the vestry by Archbishop Oscar Romero: Let us not tire of preaching love; it is the force that will overcome the world. I put it there to remind myself what I am here […]

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