Posts By: wendy

Reflections from Idsworth Church.

Jeremy led us this morning, using images and a prayer to be found in this 1000-year old church, which has outlasted its village and now sits alone in a field in Hampshire. The prayer gave the structure of our time together as we sheltered in the bandstand from drizzle and cascading autumn leaves… The prayer… Read more »

JONATHAN DANIELS and RUBY SALES

Here’s what Steve did with us this morning! Welcome to nowness. We are invited by Jesus into the NOW – where the past is fixed and forgiven and the future hope yet to be fully realised. We are invited to this day. To NOW. We breath with our God-given breathe – YAH – WEH –… Read more »

Blessings and being part of it all

We had a very special time on Sunday morning – not least due to seeing Jo after the traumatic premature arrival of Esme (along with Simon and Evie) and Suzi with Polly (our first chace to congratulate Poll onher engagement! We used our litany of thanksgiving to start. Julie shared some words from Richard Rohr… Read more »

Surely God is in this place!

On Wednesday evening when we met, those words came into my mind as we shared real sadnesses and yet found laughter quick to follow. The words are from Jacob’s encounter with God at Bethel and that was our them this morning in a very rainy day in the park! After some deep silence we read… Read more »

Raphael at the bandstand

Back to the bandstand and a time to intentionally connect with the unseen as well las the seen. Here’s what Steve and I came up with, this Sunday, which culminated in laying hands on Grayden. for healing and wholeness and the touch of Raphael.. We started naming angels we could think of – Gabriel, Michael,… Read more »

Wassailing and suchlike

Jeremy and Sue led us this week combining thoughts on Wassail, Groundhoog day, Candlemas and St Brigid’sday. We started with words of The Welcome Be still Be attentive to the divine presence God of beginnings and endings as the seasons turn towards Spring We come to you as new shoots of life emerge We welcome… Read more »

Sunday 24th January led by Paul

Today we met via Zoom, using a prayer video by Kelly Ann Hall called The Great Reversal which is featured on The Work of the People website and was inspired by Isaiah 60. Here are some excerpts:   Look up, Love, take your eyes off the ground, show your face! A new day is here…. Read more »

Defiant hope (vs optimism)

We began this morning with a some quiet and these words (a mix of verses from Psalms from The Message and words of David  Adam) Know this: God is God, and God, God. He made us; we didn’t make him. We’re his people, his well-tended sheep. Be still and know… God… I’m an open book to you; even… Read more »

Bring & share in Tier 4 Zoom

In this our first meeting of 2021, Barbara began with a meditation from ‘We Who Still Wait’ by Chris Goan, Ian Adam’s, Steve Broadway and Su Smith. This followedashort time of us taking time to look up to teh  sky and reflect…. Step outside and look up. Let the light guide you.  Starlight To you… Read more »

Advent thoughts of obedience in the Park

Julie led us this Sunday – having had to save what was prepared for last week, when heavy rain necessitated a short time together (We cannot meet under the bandstand while we are socially distancing at present!) She shared her wrestlings with the concept of obedience and played a song ‘The burden is light’ from… Read more »