Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday 27/3/22 C Exodus2:1-10. John 19:25b-27 Today we reach the middle of Lent with the Mothering Day celebrations. There will be lots of cards, flowers, and chocolates being delivered in homes today. It is a day to remember our mothers, who brought us into the world and cared for us through our childhood and … Read more


Romans 10: 8b-13. Luke 4: 1-13 Each year on the first Sunday of Lent we reflect on the story of Jesus entering the wilderness for 40 days before he begins his public ministry. For those of us who have a long practice of church attendance and have many years of Lenten observance, it may be … Read more

Trinity- Sunday 8th June

  Trinity 1 B 6/6/21 2 Cor.4:13- 5:1.  Mark 3:20- end. I have always had an interest in the Bible, from the first stories in Sunday school and the favourite tale in Welsh schools of Mary Jones walking to Bala across the lonely hillsides to purchase her copy. In the 60’s Religious Education for O … Read more

“Follow in his footsteps”

Rev Kate’s sermon from 7th February considering Captain Sir Tom Moore in light of the opening of John’s gospel.


On 30th April, Captain (now Colonel) Tom Moore of Marston celebrated his 100th birthday. Not many centenarians get a Battle of Britain flypast, but then not many raise over £30million for the NHS charities which support the health and well-being of NHS workers! Congratulations, Captain Tom, and thirty million thank yous for being such a … Read more

Palm crosses

Readings – Matthew 21:1-11, Matthew 27.11-54 Rev Gill Webb This Palm Sunday as we remain indoors and avoid all gatherings in order to keep ourselves and others safe from Covid- 19 we remember the day when Jesus entered a busy and bustling city to celebrate the Passover with his friends. The roads would have been … Read more


Readings – Romans 8.6-11, Psalm 130, John 11.1-45  Rev Kate McFarlane Wasn’t today’s psalm beautiful and apt: ‘My soul waits for the Lord… his word is my hope.’ We are, all of us, in this uncomfortable and difficult time of waiting, waiting to see what new developments each day will bring, waiting to feel that … Read more

Generous mothering

Readings – Exodus 2:1-10, Luke 2:33-35 Rev Gill Webb I have preached many sermons for Mothering Sunday but never one in such strange circumstances. Today there will be no hymns, no congregation and no pulpit to deliver my thoughts. Our church services are cancelled and mothers today who are a certain age will be separated … Read more

Update from Tuesday 17th March 2020

Please see our update below after today’s announcement from the Bishops about gathering in church. If you’d like to be added to our mailing list to receive similar updates in future, please email   Dear  <<First Name>> Following today’s guidance from the Bishops of the Church of England, all public worship has been suspended until further … Read more