Sermon : “Fire. Water.”

Click to hear Prayers from today’s service Doug Norris ‘The one who is coming will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with Fire….and the Holy Spirit descended upon him like a dove…  (Luke 3) Fire and water.  Judgement and grace.  What a tangled...

Weekly Reflection

Here’s what we just sang, at a funeral this morning :“And was Jerusalem builded here/Among these dark Satanic mills?”   William Blake was, in addition to pondering how Jesus might have trod the green fields of England, also lamenting the challenges...

Sermon : ‘Little Is The New Big’

A Story for Christmas, by Doug Norris ——– “Hi, I’m Dave.”     “David.  But call me Dave”. He squinted in the mirror, clipped a few more loose ends from his hair, freshly cut, and considered what he saw. Not bad – he thought –  fit, not yet...

Weekly Reflection

I’m thinking about cuisine.  There’s going to be a lot of it in the next week.  My Biblical passage for this season could be something traditional like ‘and it came to pass in those days…’  (see here for a favourite version).  But I am...