Thought for the week

‘Trust & Obey’, by Andy Coles. I am reminded of the Old Gospel Hymn, written around the time of Moody the famous American Evangelist, and well known by previous generations of Sunday School Children… which goes onto say ‘For there’s no other way to be......

Evelyn shares below a prose poem from Paul’s letter to the Colossians Chp 1. The cosmic dimensions of who Christ Jesus is revealed with awe and wonder. In the second half we read that Christ brings about a New Creation. Download the full document in PDF....

Dear Lord, you have allowed us to receive. We have not always spent this wisely. Please now teach us how to give, to our brothers and sisters around the world. Lord, I have come into your presence as a profane man.  Thanks to my wife,......

Thought for the Week 22 April Reflections on “Saying Yes to Life” This year’s Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book, by Ruth Valerio proved more relevant than ever. One group member reflected: ‘We’ve been able to continue with the Lent book in the isolation of our......

Merton Priory Parish Safeguarding Update April 2020.    Currently all seems fairly quiet on the church safeguarding front, however, that doesn’t mean that it is no longer relevant. Whilst we are no longer meeting in person as a congregation or holding group activities, we are......

Merton Priory Team Thoughts from Nature – Fiona Totty In times of uncertainty it is comforting to see the seasons changing, keeping to schedule when we have all changed ours. There is a pear tree outside our window, and I always love the moment when it bursts into......

We are living in strange and unfamiliar territory as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. We are isolated from our friends and neighbours and many of us are living alone reinforcing a sense of isolation and loneliness. But what if we are to see it......