Posts By: barbara

What in the world??

Easter coming… Spring is in the air … What’s that Soul Space cancelled because of blizzard conditions? Snow underfoot actually in the bandstand. Unheard of in the three and a half years we have been meeting and its nearly the end of March. Have a happy and blessed Easter. I hope that we won’t be… Read more »

It’s out of the hat

The latest questions we pulled out of the hat at HEAD SPACE in the pub were:   Who was the last person who made you laugh out loud,? What happened? What bad habits in other people annoy you the most? Who has made a positive difference in your life and why? What is so good about… Read more »

It’s Official – we are a Fairtrade Church

I received a certificate yesterday in the post saying we are a Fairtrade Church.   We are pleased on two fronts. The work we have done to promote Fairtrade has been recognised. We have been recognised for what we are, and that is a church.  

Redemption

We were greeted this morning in the bandstand with two mystery bundles. So what what was that all about then? Paul talked about recently having seen the film Les Miserables – the over riding message that he got from the film was “Redemption” Whatever we are really like, however dark and polluted we are there… Read more »

Enough is Enough!

The dimmed lighting and haunting music mixed with the images illuminated around the room made for a restful, thought provoking, contemplative space.                   With the theme of Enough is Enough we looked at:     We spent time;                   … Read more »

S’no fun this weather – Oh yes it is!

Snow covering the peaks, the park and the bandstand, all wrapped up warm in many layers – meeting outside that’s what it’s all about.     Worship for a snowy day. Sisters and brothers God’s presence is here and we are gathered to offer him thanks and praise. Thank you, Lord that we are unique… Read more »

Christmas morning at the Bandstand

An unusually mild morning found us sharing the park with dog walkers and children trying out their new bikes, Our enthusiastic Christmas greetings to each other took care of any further chill in the air. In brief we shared contributions that we had brought along which included; A Christmas Liturgy from Abbotsford.org.uk 2 Christmas carols… Read more »

Crackers?

  We met on the last Sunday in Advent traditionally a time when churches take part in a service of nine lessons and carols. This morning Third Space did their our own version of this tradition adding a few little twists and edits. This tradition was started in 1880 by the Bishop of Truro with… Read more »

Advent Breakfast

Bandstand being used … Victorian Market Marquees … Fairground rides … What has happened to the park? Knowing the Victorian Christmas Market was being held and the bandstand was being used by others we had to go to plan B An advent breakfast Swedish Style. We started in brilliant sunshine and sharp frost, but not the dark morning… Read more »