Author: Ian Trimnell

Evening Prayer Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Let me think by Faiz Ahmed Faiz You ask me about that country whose details now escape me, I don’t remember its geography, nothing of its history. And should I visit it in memory, It would be as I would a past lover, After years, for a night, no longer restless with passion, With no fear...

Evening Prayer Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Do you have any advice for those of us just starting out? by Ron Koertge Give up sitting dutifully at your desk. Leave your house or apartment. Go out into the world. It’s all right to carry a notebook but a cheap one is best, with pages the color of weak tea and on the front...

Morning Prayer Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Evening by Raymond Carver I fished alone that languid autumn evening. Fished as darkness kept coming on. Experiencing exceptional loss and then exceptional joy when I brought a silver salmon to the boat, and dipped a net under the fish. Secret heart! When I looked into the moving water and up at the dark outline of...

Evening Prayer Monday, 26 July 2021

Do you have any advice for those of us just starting out? by Ron Koertge Give up sitting dutifully at your desk. Leave your house or apartment. Go out into the world. It’s all right to carry a notebook but a cheap one is best, with pages the color of weak tea and on the front...

Morning Prayer Monday, 26 July 2021

Trauma and silence By Felicia Murrell. If you’re silent, you can hear the forest breathe, the holy hush of the tree’s limb. “Silence,” said Thomas Merton, “is God’s first language”: the way it soaks into your skin, surrounds you, blanketing you like the forest’s breath. Silence: The cadence of the land at rest, the body asleep,...

All Age Worship – Live Stream , 25 July 2021

Our All Age Worship will be live streamed today. There are two cameras, one faces the dais, covering the altar and lectern. The other camera faces the organ and choir area. The live feed from these cameras will be shown below.  You may watch both videos at once or just one. However, the size of your...

Sunday Evening Together – 25 July 2021

At 6pm we will be holding our next Sunday Evening Together. Janet and I are hosting this meeting, which will be a relaxed time of fellowship with songs, reading, prayers and a short reflection. We plan that the meeting will be no more than 45 minutes long. While this is aimed primarily at those of our...

Evening Prayer Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Speech to the young Speech to the Progress-towards by Gwendolyn Brooks Say to them, say to the down-keepers, the sun-slappers, the self-soilers, the harmony-hushers, “Even if you are not ready for day it cannot always be night.” You will be right. For that is the hard home-run. Live not for battles won. Live not for the-end-of-the-song....