‘An invitation to be’

THERE IS ONE VOCATION we all inherit.  We do not choose it; it chooses us. That vocation is living.  Paradoxically, whilst most of us possess the power to end our lives, we have no control over whether we exist or, for that matter, when and where.  Living is forced upon

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‘An invitation to be’

THERE IS ONE VOCATION we all inherit.  We do not choose it; it chooses us. That vocation is living.  Paradoxically, whilst most of us possess the power to end our lives, we have no control over whether we exist or, for that matter, when and where.  Living is forced upon

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Christian Beginnings

The Lecture notes from the CRC Spring conference 'CHRISTIAN BEGINNINGS:Why Jesus didn’t die out' with Gerd Lüdemann are now available to download via the following link to the CRC website

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Sermon series: ‘Things We’d Rather Not think About …’

This year the team at St Mark’s preached a series of sermons before Advent on the theme of ‘Things We’d Rather Not think About …’, which took a fresh look at the traditional Advent themes: death, judgement, dying, heaven & hell. The texts of the sermons may be found below.

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Ian and Sue talking by the garden of Remembrance

Sermon series: ‘Why don’t we…?’

Ian is preaching a series of sermons over the summer on the theme of “why don’t we…?”, in which he responds to some of the questions about worship that have been raised by members of the congregation. The texts of the sermons may be found below. Why don’t we always

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Climate, Sustainability and the Future

The climate crisis is seen as being intimately linked to the economic crisis, which, with its inexorable drive for growth, fuels the climate crisis. The case is argued that rather than the unsatisfying drive for prosperity as growth, we should be striving for prosperity as human flourishing with emphasis on

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A Journey through Mark

Notes to accompany the reading of Mark’s Gospel These notes have been prepared to help you study the Gospel of Mark.  You are encouraged to read through the portion of Mark specified under each heading and then to consult these notes before returning to the text for further reflection.  A

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