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Mark’s Monday Message

Morning all. There are signs of spring around us and also signs of (hopefully) the final lockdown lifting and us returning to familiar activities such as church in-person in the near future. I have been particularly impressed recently by a recent article by Simon Burton-Jones, the bishop of Tonbridge. He talks about the importance of not rushing into a recovery plan…

Mark’s Monday Message

On International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the amazing women in our lives and pray for them to know the fullness of what God has for them. As Nicky Gumbel posted this morning: “2000 yrs ago Jesus repeatedly liberated and affirmed women- treating men and women as equals. Women were the last at the cross and the first at the tomb – the first to be…

Mark’s Monday Message

Today, as we are in Lent, I wanted to briefly reflect on that word – sin. Its such a divisive word isn’t it? And it brings up all sorts of connotations – which are probably different for each of us and often unhelpful too. And misuse of the word can lead to division, isolation, rejection and judgmentalism. I have a friend who once told me that they would never step…

Mark’s Monday Message

The signs of Spring are always accompanied by fresh signs of hope and this year in particular we need those signs of hope, so I encourage you to try and get outside for a bit this week and look for those snowdrops and other spring plants pushing through the soil and to listen out for the birdsong. Symbols and signs are so important to us and this Lent we will be looking…

Mark’s Monday Message

I recently discovered a reflection on a boat in a dry dock and felt it was relevant to us at this time. The image is someone else’s but is adapted by me. As you may know, a dry dock is a place for holding boats that need inspection and attention. Boats are supported and held in place as water is removed from the dock. The hulls are therefore exposed so that, what is…

Carol Service

If you would like to view this year’s Carol Service (look out for some familiar faces from around the village) then just follow this YouTube link: https://youtu.be/2V5Bp8wLgbA Thank you to all the participants and tech team.

Christingle Mornings

As we can’t hold our usual service this year, we are hosting two Christingle mornings on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December. Come along and make your Christingle in the church or hall in your family/support groups or collect a takeaway kit to make them at home. No need to book – just come along between 10.00am and midday on either morning.

Horsham Christmas Goings On

HORSHAM VIRTUAL PRAYER ROOM FOR ADVENT (Sunday 29 November – Thursday 24 December) During this season of prayer, join 340 members of the Horsham Virtual Prayer Room for Advent which is a continuation of the Horsham Virtual Prayer Room which ran for 11 days during Thy Kingdom Come in May: https://www.facebook.com/groups/831437420691941 During Advent, there will be regular…

Horsham Shines

Horsham Churches Together invites you to make a star for your window to spread some joy this Christmas. Let’s brighten every street in town and make Horsham Shine! #horshamshines2020