Media by James Henley

Media by James Henley

Sunday 28th February

Second Sunday of Lent Looking for a community to journey alongside as we struggle through lockdown together? 🤝 Catch up with for this Sunday’s online service: ❤️ Join with others across our Ministry Area family, as we strengthen and sustain one another. ✝️ Hear as Jesus explains to his followers about the life-giving Way of the Cross – a path through sacrifice and suffering into new life and hope. 🙏 Pray for those who are on your heart at the…

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday 17th February Join with us on Ash Wednesday as we begin the Season of Lent together! ✝️ 🙏 Through poetry, music, readings and prayer, we will reflect on our own human frailty, and our need for God’s love to sustain and heal us. ❤️

Sunday 14th February

Transfiguration Sunday Looking for a way to feel part of something bigger than yourself? Join us as we gather together for this Sunday’s online service! 💒 ❤️ Join with others across our Ministry Area family, and neighbouring parishes, as we strengthen and sustain one another. 🗻 Hear the account of the Transfiguration, as Jesus’ glory is revealed in dazzling light on the mountaintop, and his four friends are caught up in awe and wonder. 🕯 Explore what it means to…

Sunday 7th February

Creation Sunday Join us for this Sunday’s online service on Creation Sunday! 🕯 Find belonging, comfort and hope as we gather together in Spirit online. 🌈 Hear from our guest speaker, the Revd Philip Averay (Vicar of Chepstow & Member of the Third Order of the Society of St Francis), about the wonder of creation and our Creator. 🙏 Pray for the people, places and situations on your heart at the moment.

Sunday 31st January

Candlemas Join us for our online Eucharist as we celebrate the Feast of Candlemas! 🕯 👩‍🍼 Hear Anna and Simeon’s response to encountering the infant Christ in the temple in our gospel reading. 💒 Draw near with others who are searching for a sense of God’s light and love in our world today. 🥖🍷 Join in our celebration of the Eucharist from where you are, and have the opportunity make your own spiritual communion.

Sunday 24th January

Third Sunday of Epiphany Join with us for this Sunday’s online service: 🕯 Find belonging, comfort and hope as we gather together in Spirit.🍶 Think about how God’s kingdom is like a wedding feast.🙏 Pray for the people, places and situations on your heart at the moment.

Sunday 17th January

Second Sunday of Epiphany Are you searching for meaning in the midst of so much difficulty and despair? Well, so are we… ❤️ Join with us for this week’s online Sunday service as we continue to journey together: 👂 Think about how God seeks us out, even in our questions and doubts. 🕯 Find belonging, comfort and hope as we gather together in Spirit. 🙏 Pray for the people, places and situations on your heart at the moment.

Sunday 10th January

The Baptism of Christ Looking for the strength to keep going in the midst of another lockdown? Join us for this week’s online service! 💒 💧 Reflect on the story of Jesus’ baptism, looking for some truth to resonate in your life today. 🕯 Find belonging, comfort and hope as we gather together in Spirit. 🙏 Pray for the people, places and situations on your heart at the moment.

Sunday 3rd January 2020

The Epiphany of our Lord Join us for our first online Sunday service of the New Year – with our special guest preacher, the Rt Revd Cherry Vann, Bishop of Monmouth! 💒 ✨ Reflect with Bishop Cherry on the Epiphany – the visit of the three Magi – and discover why doing more isn’t always the answer. 💕 Find meaning, comfort and hope as we gather together in Spirit. 🙏 Pray for the people, places and situations on your heart…

From darkness into light

St John the Evangelist Readings: 1 John 1; John 21. 19b-24 (view all) Our daughter Evie was born just a few days before Christmas on the 21st. It’s a mixed bag having your birthday so near to Christmas, and although Evie has never seemed to mind it at all, we did worry at first that her birthday might be eclipsed by the larger celebration of Christmas. As I began preparing today’s sermon, I wondered whether, perhaps somewhere in heaven, St…

Sunday 27th December 2020

Our Ministry Area online service for the Feast of St John the Evangelist. Readings: 1 John 1; John 21. 19b-24 (view all) Service Leader: The Revd Matt DavisPreacher: The Revd James HenleyPrayers: Julia Durham

God of the Poor

The Feast of Christ the King Readings: Ezekiel 34. 11-16, 20-24; Matthew 25. 31-46 (view all) At one stage a few years ago, my daughter Evie had a favourite phrase whenever something didn’t go her way — ‘It’s not fair!’ Whether it was being denied a treat or being told she couldn’t do something that she really wanted, in her mind straight away, her fairness alarm was triggered. As human beings we often bring a strong sense of fairness to…