Reflection 26 April – Pilgrimage

Today our reflection has been prepared by Anne Shave. Anne leads monthly services at the St Andrews at Rangi Ruru chapel for the congregation who are now part of The Village Church family. PilgrimageOver the last few weeks Martin and Anne Stewart have shared with us...

Midweek thoughts: Walking the Road

Psalm 66:8, 16-20  Bless our God, O peoples,  let the sound of his praise be heard, who has kept us among the living,     and has not let our feet slip.  Come and hear, all you who fear God,     and I will tell what he has done for me. I cried aloud to him,     and he...

Reflection 19 April – Peace Be With You

Peace be with you, a reflection by Dan Spragg We (Sharon and I) used to have a bit to do with someone who was heavily involved in working with young people from a tricky part of town. She had a saying that has stuck with us ever since - “Hurt people, hurt people.” She...

Midweek thoughts: Peace be with you.

Midweek thoughts: Peace be with you.

Psalm 19:1-4 Heaven is declaring God’s glory;     the sky is proclaiming his handiwork. 2 One day gushes the news to the next,     and one night informs another what needs to be known. 3 Of course, there’s no speech,     no words— their voices can’t be heard— 4   but...

Reflection 12 April – Easter

Reflection for this Sunday by Anne Stewart In this Easter season, on this Easter day we celebrate new life coming from the devastation of great loss.  We hear of Mary at the tomb, looking for Jesus and being addressed by a man she considered to be the...

Reflection 10 April – Good Friday

A reflection by Sally Thompson of St Lukes I suspect ‘Isolation’ will be the word of the year for 2020 in much the same way as ‘liquefaction’ was 2011 word of the year!  We are in uncharted times where we must trust the information from our Government and isolate...