Simon’s Scrawl – Easter 2020
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Simon’s Scrawl – Easter 2020

As I write the pandemic is exploding. Schools are shutting. Many businesses are at risk. Things we took for granted are gone. Shelves in the shops are empty and we’re counting the number of loo rolls. Our health is under threat and for many the future is very uncertain and bleak. To be without hope...

View from the Pew – Hazel & Nigel Brookes
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View from the Pew – Hazel & Nigel Brookes

In View from the Pew, Marc Hollinshead chats to different people from the St John’s congregation to hear a little about them and their journey. Marc: So how did you both come to meet? Hazel: I originally come from a village east of Edinburgh and worked at Cambridge university. It was when we both worked...

Mission Update – Paul & Grace Robinson
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Mission Update – Paul & Grace Robinson

Paul & Grace Robinson our one of our mission partners. Paul heads up the Mission & Mobilisation department for OMF here in the UK. Grace has recently started as the intercultural worker at Platt church, Manchester. What a difference the risen Jesus makes! Picture the scene described in Revelation 7 of the great multitude of...

Simon’s Scrawl – January 2020
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Simon’s Scrawl – January 2020

We have sent space probes to the outer reaches of our solar system but that’s only a fraction of our galaxy, and our galaxy is one of millions. We really know very little about our universe. How then can we expect to know God who is infinitely greater? How can the finite know the infinite?...