Monthly Archives: June 2016

Two copper coins

On Sunday we remember the story of the widow who gave two copper coins. In a week in which the news has seemed dominated by self-interest, her act of altruism is chastening. But it was chastening then too. Set in … Continue reading

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Vigil on the Village Green

Thanks to all those who came along to our vigil on the village green last Sunday. Our message was simple and clear – we condemn violence of all kinds and in Levenshulme we celebrate hope not hate.

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Levenshulme Hope Not Hate Vigil

Over the past few weeks we have been thinking about how Jesus used symbolic acts to bear witness to the kingdom of God, on earth as it is in heaven. Prompted by some of your ideas, this Sunday we are … Continue reading

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Interrogate

Many people see Jesus as a wise sage, pouring out advice and guidance to his followers about how to live the pure and upright life. A closer look at Mark’s gospel suggests this really isn’t the case: all too often, … Continue reading

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Den of robbers

This Sunday we’re embarking on the next stage in Mark’s gospel – when Jesus enters Jerusalem itself. Unlike last week, when we were reminded that Jesus seemed more comfortable at a picnic rather than a synagogue, this week Jesus heads … Continue reading

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