UK artist Banksy has created a new piece for Christmas. Titled “Scar of Bethlehem”, it is a conventional nativity scene repositioned against a section of Israel’s huge concrete West Bank Wall with the Christmas star replaced by a shell hole.
The best Christmas gift is the gift of love and new life that God offers us all in Jesus. Come celebrate that gift at St Matthew’s. 9am on Christmas Day worship service. All welcome.
Make sure you come to our fete and bring your friends and family. This year we will be including lots of new stalls and activities, including face painting, a jumping castle and a crockery smash, as well as favourites such
The fourth in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. After a recap of the previous three sermons, Revd Bryce looks at John 21. It’s the story of how Peter is forgiven for denying he knew Jesus. The word “forgiveness”
The third in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. There’s a popular idea that everyone is ranked on a scale of goodness and as long as you’re over the 50% mark you’ll go to heaven. This idea is popular
The second in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. Is there really such a thing as an unforgiveable sin? The Christian writer C S Lewis said that Jesus was either a “Liar” (or an imposter), a “Lunatic”, or “Lord”.
The first in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. What is forgiveness, and how costly is it? Revd Bryce explains the meaning of the incredible numbers in Jesus’ parable in Matthew 18. These numbers don’t just tell us what
“The far right don’t want anyone to repent. Because repentance leads to thankfulness. Repentance leads to compassion. And repentance will stop us being resentful. They don’t want anyone to repent, because their ideology is totally allergic to thankfulness and compassion.
Lent is the name given to the period of 40 days leading up to Easter. Traditionally Christians have used this time as a period of reflection, recommitment and renewal. The “official” church colour for Lent is purple, which symbolises both royalty (Jesus
St Matthew’s is hosting a very special event this Easter. Journey into Easter is an interactive, multi-sensory worship experience designed to help us experience the events of Easter and Holy week in a fresh and powerful way. Whether you’re familiar