The lost art of Catechism

Catechism¬†(n): an elementary book containing a summary of the principles of the Christian religion, especially as maintained by a particular church, in the form of questions and answers. In our church we regularly run courses for people who want to find out more about the Christian faith. In the past we’ve run Alpha, and more…

Hymnology: By Faith we see the hand of God

February here at St Mark’s is ‘all-request’ month. People have the opportunity to request a favourite hymn or a song, and we’ll sing them  at services throughout the month. My request for the month was “By Faith” by Townend and Getty. This is a song which is particularly inspired by the famous chapter 11 of Hebrews,…

Family Illness: Update

I mentioned about this time last year that my Mum was not well. Well, she’s been on chemo pretty much since then and, despite the side effects of the treatment, she’s been doing pretty well. However, in around November she started getting a bit unsteady on her feet. We initially thought it was another side-effect…