I feel like Easter is always the best event in a church sense. I find this time of year so encouraging; the sun starts to come out (or this year it’s at least teased us), egg hunts bring the community together and as disciples, we are reminded of the promise His death and resurrection means to us. It is a time to know we are loved, forgiven and supported. So I find it such a time of encouragement. Egg Hunts Firstly, we had a weekend of Easter Egg hunts which was truly… Read More
This week was, of course, Valentine’s Day, and where we have been focusing on the commands of Jesus, especially the one He held dearest, it seems like love has been in the air for our church family for a while. “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ All the Law and the… Read More
Finally, the last week of January is here and we made it! Payday is in sight! But as a true digital native, I want to take this opportunity to have a little #throwbackthursday moment and reflect on our Christmas period. I don’t know if anyone else felt it, but because it was our first Christmas season out of lockdown, I had forgotten how hectic it gets with meet ups and parties. But in the midst of all the fun and frivolity, we had some really beautiful moments that built on Christmases past…. Read More
Tonight we’re joining the London Citizens Assembly, organised by London Citizens (Citizens UK) to present our manifesto for change to the Labour and Conservative candidates for London Mayor. It is a moment which thousands of London citizens have been building up to. Citizens UK is made up of hundreds of member organisations who have democratically agreed 5 priority areas for change that we want to see the next London Mayor commit to address. As a Church we are a member of Barking Dagenham Citizens and this is our first assembly – which… Read More
It’s Friday… But Sunday’s Coming! The journey of Easter and how to join in.