We don't often wash feet these days, it's just not the done thing. It is too personal, in people's personal space. I invite you to accompany me to a busy street on a Saturday night. The noise from dance clubs greets you, deafens you, at every corner. Groups of people, dressed not for the cold…Read more Foot Washing?
Luke 2:22-40 This is a copy of my reflection given at Cambridge Road Methodist Church, Birmingham, on New Year's Eve 2017 Did you enjoy Christmas? Was it a time for sitting around the fire/TV/Computer or being with family and friends that you have not seen for so long, or possibly being alone in your thoughts.…Read more Reflection on Hope and Turtle Doves
With the superbly positive movements within the Church of England in the air* it was wonderful to be at Pride celebrating the opportunity for those in the LGBT community to parade through London. As parents of a LGBT child we believe that we don't have that privilege to march but we wanted to offer our…Read more Pride 2017
Today, on Good Friday, across the country many churches have left their buildings and made a Walk of Witness through their town or city. This procession, this solemn walking service, allows those who may not attend our churches to witness the great sacrifice made by Christ for our sins, giving us eternal hope - WAIT!…Read more The Walk of Witness
Today many celebrate Jesus' birth. In some form of space-time continuum we may see both Jesus as a babe, with parents lovingly gazing at the crib, the Shepherds admiring the Christ-child and already the Magi have arrived - albeit 2 or 3 years early. Perhaps we here can see both 'times' as one. Dr Who would be…Read more Nativity – where are we in the scene?