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Thy Kingdom Come – Friday – Community

by Sandy Matheson

The Archbishop of Canterbury was interviewed by Premier Christian Radio about Thy Kingdom Come. Speaking about the need for everyone to invest in sharing their faith, he said: “Any church that leaves things to the ‘professionals’ is committing missionary suicide basically.” “The responsibility of demonstrating in word and works the love of Jesus Christ, in […]

Thy Kingdom Come – Thursday – On Earth As In Heaven

by Sandy Matheson

This week of prayer is entitled ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ – what would happen if that was a reality for you, and for the friends, family and neighbours that you re praying for? Take time to dream today of what it would look like for God’s Kingdom to come in reality and fullness in the lives […]

Thy Kingdom Come – Wednesday – Scripture as Prayer

by Sandy Matheson

“Evangelism without intercession is like an explosive without a detonator; intercession without evangelism is like a detonator without an explosive.” – Reinhart Bonnke If you have friends and family whom you’d like to accept Christ as their Savior, you can add power to your witness by praying Scripture over them. Hebrews 4:12 says that God’s […]

Thy Kingdom Come – Tuesday – Passion For The One

by Sandy Matheson

PASSION FOR THE ONE Wonderful God, You are full of grace and love, faithfulness and forgiveness, mercy and kindness. Your love overwhelms us, silence to reflect upon Gods love. While we were far of, your love pursued us. While we were strangers, your love pursued us. While we were lost, your love pursued us. While […]

Thy Kingdom Come – Monday

by Sandy Matheson

There’s such power in praying for our friends who don’t yet know Jesus. Not just doing it once in a while, or when we feel like it, but doing it regularly – persevering with discipline, and with joy. There was a great preacher called D.L. Moody who had a hundred friends who didn’t know Jesus. […]

Thy Kingdom Come – Sunday

by Sandy Matheson

Jesus Christ calls every person to follow him. As Christians it’s our duty and joy to share that invitation. That’s why the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are inviting every church in England to join a week of prayer this Pentecost, from 8-15th May — let’s pray for every Christian to receive new confidence and […]

Thy Kingdom Come – Prayer at St Paul’s

by Sandy Matheson

Over the next two weeks Anglicans in every church up and down the UK are being encouraged to pray for our nation. Specifically to pray that every child, woman and man would have the opportunity to meet Jesus for themselves. Spearheaded by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York it is hoped that there will be a […]

A BIG Thank You

by Sandy Matheson

A BIG thank you to those who gave generously to support children and families in our local community. Food and vouchers were distributed before the end of term at both Sarisbury Junior and Sarisbury Infant Schools. Here are some comments from the families: “I can’t believe it, thank you.” “Thank You. I did not know […]

Sunday Club

by Sandy Matheson

Over the past years and decades the pattern of church attendance has changed. There was a time when everyone who was part of the church community was at a service on a Sunday morning unless they were either physically confined to bed through illness or were on their annual holiday. Today things are different. Changes […]