Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sermon for Wesley Day/Aldersgate Sunday

This is the latest version of a sermon/address that has evolved over the years. It is based on the account given by Rupert Davies in his book Methodism. It has been preached both on Wesley Day (24th May) and Aldersgate … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: Father of everlasting grace

This Thursday is Wesley Day and Sunday is Pentecost, so what more appropriate choice can there be as Hymn of the Week than one of Charles Wesley’s Pentecost hymns? Today also happens to be the anniversary of Charles’ conversion experience, … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Hymn

Happy Ascension Day! Not widely observed in the Methodist Church, perhaps, but we have a lunchtime communion service at Archway (12.30pm, all welcome). As it’s just a short service we won’t be singing hymns, but if we did we would … Continue reading

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New Methodist app for smartphones

This is welcome news – the Methodist Church app which was formerly only available for iPhones has now been relaunched and it’s now available for all device platforms. I’ll try downloading it later today and tell you what I think. … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: One there is above all others

My choice of the hymn of the week was inspired by the Gospel for the 6th Sunday of Easter, Year B: No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends … Continue reading

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CRE 2012 – goody bags and Celebration Cups

Today I’m nursing an aching back and sore feet after my annual pilgrimage to the Christian  Resources Exhibition. I came back with a ruck sack stuffed full of brochures, leaflets and samples. For the first time my wife Mary Ann … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Kings Cross

What to do on a wet May Bank Holiday? Go sightseeing in Kings Cross, of course! The area around Kings Cross is undergoing something of a rejuvenation at the moment, focused around the redevelopment of St Pancras and Kings Cross … Continue reading

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