Parish Magazine for April 2016

You can download the April 2016 parish magazine in PDF format using the link below. Click here to download The parish magazine is in Adobe PDF format, if you can’t view the magazine you can download a reader at adobe.com.

Film Club – April 2016

Friday evening, 8th April 7:30pm ‘After Earth’ (2013) “After Earth” is a science-fiction thriller film directed by M. Night   Shyamalan, starring real-life father and son Will and Jaden Smith as Cypher and Kitai Raige.   A crash landing on Earth, 1,000 years   after cataclysmic events that forced humanity to abandon the planet, leaves teenager Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) and his father General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) stranded. With Cypher critically injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help so they can return to…

Parish Magazine for March 2016

You can download the March 2016 parish magazine in PDF format using the link below. Click here to download The parish magazine is in Adobe PDF format, if you can’t view the magazine you can download a reader at adobe.com.

Easter 2016

Please join us at St Peter’s Church on Lake Lock Road and at the Methodist Chapel on Mount Road for our Easter services this month: we will be very happy to welcome you. Sunday 20th March, 10.30am Palm Sunday Parade Service:   The service will begin at Mount Road Chapel: half-way through the service the congregation will walk to St Peter’s for the rest of the service. Sunday 20th March, 7.30pm Holy Space: a relaxed and informal evening service during Holy Week with time for prayer…

Film Club – March 2016

Friday evening, 11th March 7:30pm ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ (2015) From acclaimed director Ridley Scott comes this epic adventure; the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire.   In ‘Exodus: God’s and Kings’, Scott bring new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. Also starring John…

Bill’s Letter for March 2016

This year, from Lent through to the end of the summer term, we are looking at how as a church we might live with the priorities that Jesus taught. In Lent we are looking at the story of John the Baptist, and after Easter looking at how we might become ‘Jesus shaped people’. There is more about that on pages 14 and 15 of this magazine. John the Baptist, like Jesus, had a miraculous birth. His parents, Zechariah and Elizabeth, were beyond child bearing age…

Bill’s Letter for February 2016

This is the first magazine of 2016, so I would like to begin by wishing you a Happy New Year. This is the season of Epiphany when we think again about   Christmas, but through the eyes of the ‘Magi’, mysterious visitors from the East. Epiphany can mean “revealing of Christ to the nations”, and these visitors are a powerful symbol of that. Matthew’s gospel gives us a brief crafted account that tradition has built upon. Matthew does not tell us how many there were or…

Film Club – February 2016

Friday evening, 12th February 7:30pm ‘We Bought a Zoo’ (2012) Matt Damon stars in this feelgood family feature based on the memoir by British journalist Benjamin Mee. Newly widowed Benjamin (Damon) is finding life difficult trying to raise his two young children. Urged on by his father, Duncan (Thomas Haden Church), to make a change, Benjamin decides to purchase a run-down manor in the countryside in the hope that it will bring his family together again.   However, the house comes with a strange stipulation: the tenant…

Film Club – January 2015

Film Club at St Peter’s (Church Centre, Lake Lock Road) – Free membership….Free admission! St Peter’s has set up a film club for anyone to come along once a month to watch a specially selected film on the big screen. Films are shown at 7:30pm on a Friday evening. Refreshments will be available. Next Film Club : Friday evening, 8th January, 7:30pm “The Theory of Everything?!” (2015) 12 Rating  The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary and uplifting story of one of the world’s greatest living…