Monthly Archives: February 2011

Church appalled by ‘absurd’ plans to sideline homeless in Westminster

From the Methodist Church News Service: The Methodist Church has condemned plans by Westminster City Council to ban rough sleeping and soup runs for the homeless as ‘disgusting’ and ‘absurd’. The Council is planning to pass a by-law that that … Continue reading

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Sermon: ‘Don’t worry’

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 49:8-16, Matthew 6:24-34 “So do not start worrying: ‘Where will my food come from? Or my drink? Or my clothes?’… Your Father in heaven knows that you need all these things. Instead, be concerned … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: Hark my soul! It is the Lord

This will be my first Sunday back leading worship, so the ‘Hymn of the week’ post will move to Saturday, my usual sermon writing day. I’m at Camden Town Methodist Church where the hymn singing is accompanied by a pipe … Continue reading

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Feed thy neighbour?

Only one in six people (17%) would invite a neighbour for dinner if they had food going spare, according to research conducted for the Methodist Church by YouGov. So begins the latest press release from the Methodist Church. That’s an … Continue reading

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The Unreconciled

Big thumbs up to Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) for the excellent Lent resource they have produced in partnership with BBC radio. Archway Bible Study starts up again next Thursday (like me they had a sabbatical) and I … Continue reading

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Whither this blog?

This is the third post of the day, on what is the final day of my  sabbatical. Tomorrow I am back in the church office for the first time in three months. I return with slightly mixed feelings but bouyed … Continue reading

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Back on air

The new router arrived this morning and it’s now up and running and working well. I spent a good hour getting everything connected and offering tech support where needed. Everyone is happy now they can get their regular fix of … Continue reading

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