Seeking to know Jesus and make Him known in Stevenage

Rector’s Ramblings

Monthly messages from the Rector (which also appear in ‘The Grapevine’ – the church’s monthly newsletter)

The Reformation – 500 years ago this month

500 years ago this month… Martin Luther, sparked a change in the church which spread across the whole world. Fancy a religious re-think having such a big impact! Trade-routes changed, power shifted, people were martyred (even here in England), the work-ethic of generations of people across Europe was inspired; and most importantly, the Protestant faith…

A city under siege

Over the last month I have been learning again something I already knew – that life can be really REALLY hard! Even when you know something, experiences can make you feel like you’re learning it all over again. Recently at St Nicholas Church, have wept and grieved alongside some members of our church family who…

Start as you mean to go on

“Start as you mean to go on” has often been one of my favourite phrases. I say it to myself when I need motivation for starting something new. I have used it to spur myself on to live with real integrity – it’s no good doing something non-ideal now, in order to reach a situation…

Who do you say Jesus is?

As you might imagine, I get asked a lot of questions. Some of them are very straightforward: “Do I have to book before I come to Church?”  No! Just come along!  “Can I talk to someone about having my child baptised or getting married in Church?”  Yes!  Our contact details are below, but why not…