Seeking to know Jesus and make Him known in Stevenage

Rector’s Blog (Page 31)

Weekly comments from the Rector which usually appear in the weekly notice sheet.

Are you in or out?

So, are you in or out? In just a few days time we’ll be asked to vote on that very question: do we stay within the EU or do we vote to leave? Whatever the merits of each case (and there obviously are positives on both sides), what has struck me is the way that…

Who are you?

If you had to describe who you are, where would you start? Would you start with where you were born, your family, your career, the football team you support? What would be at the top of the list? Certainly at parties, or when we are introduced to new people, we tend to follow the Cilla…

Nothing is more important than God

So how was it for you? Easter, I mean? Was it full of chocolate and focussed on the family, or did Jesus get a look in? Did you even notice it had come? One of the greatest struggles in our lives today is time. We don’t ever seem to have enough, and what time we do have…

I wonder if you believe it?

On my first Easter Sunday at St Nicholas I borrowed a man-sized Peppa Pig costume and had one of my friends wear it and run into church half way through the service, shake my hand and run out again. At the same time his daughter was sat wearing a blindfold and listening to some music,…

Take up a Lent Challenge

Everything has been a bit upside down lately, hasn’t it?  We had daffodils out in December—a month which was warmer than last May—and in our garden at least the snow drops have only just come out.  It’s hard to know whether you are coming or going! But whatever the weather the church year rolls around…