A thought for Sunday

Photo: Shereen M I wonder if our impatience comes because we consume rather than create? If we never plant a seed how can we appreciate the time it takes the plant to root and to sprout and to grow and bear fruit? If we never build anything how can we appreciate the time it takes Read More …

Goosebumps & Justice on Something Beautiful

Photo by Thomas Mathie The Something Beautiful podcast gets all reflective for Advent. We’ve roped in our better halves to bring you words crafted by a variety of  talented people, including Jonny Baker and Roddy Hamilton, and music from So Elated, Adeline and others.  We’ve borrowed it all and arranged it in a neatly wrapped Read More …

Some Advent Liturgy

Roddy over at Abbostford has been creating his usual brand of brilliant liturgy.  This one, May We…, was for the first Sunday in Advent but I think could fit with most Sundays this season.  Check the archive for the last few years too! You might also want to have a look at Lectionary Liturgies for Read More …

Exile

It’s almost Christmas.  For many churches that means nativity plays and carol services.  For Dunfermline URC those will come later so this morning presented a bit of a challenge.  How to preach on Christmas… before it’s Christmas. This is what I came up with.  Your thoughts and comments are very welcome. Sermon Text (for those Read More …