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Next Sunday

Fourth Sunday of Advent
December 23rd

09.00 am Holy Communion
11.00 am Family Communion

Recent Talks

God’s Glory Shared

Sid Bridges shares with us from 1 John 5:1-12. Focusing on “the incarnate God”, he reminds us that God is for all of us, He is interested in our story. Using the Old Testament story of the Israelites we are reminded that life in Christ is like life in the Promised Land – one in […]

God’s Glory Shared 2.

The readings before this talk were Romans 3:9-12, 17-26 and Matthew 22:34-40. Lis uses a personal example  of how she experienced undeserved grace in a number of ways last week.  Key to our restoration (salvation) is an acknowledgement of our personal sin and of the unmerited grace  that God offers us in Jesus.

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This month’s Prayer focus

Pray for those who take the news of our Lord Jesus Christ’s saving grace into prisons and that many prisoners may find new life and a lasting hope in the Saviour.

Pray for those who are lonely and distressed and that we may be guided by the Holy Spirit into how best we may reach out to them.

As we remember our nation’s deliverance from war, pray for peace in Syria, the Yemen and worn–torn parts of East Africa

Contact the Vicar

Telephone: 01480 394378
Email: vicar@churchbytheriver.org.uk