Out with the old… “Thus, if anyone is in the Messiah, there is a new creation! Old things have gone, and look – everything has become new!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 (New Testament for Everyone) Happy New Year! There is always something exciting about a new thing, don’t you think? New cars, new homes, new babies, […]
Platform 2 will be taking a Christmas break – there will be no Platform 2 on Christmas Eve, and the next session will be on January 14th 2018.
Of Dogs and Snowmen As I sit writing this on December 1st – and we have not yet started Advent, that begins on Sunday – the weather is cold, and it certainly feels like the end of the year. 2017 is one of those odd years when Advent is actually very short, being just 3 […]
The Most Wonderful Time? No, don’t worry, I’m not going all ‘C-word’ already! Next month we will think about that. However, November does generally see the temperature begin to rise, both in terms of our own preparations for the ‘big day’ and, inevitably, among those who object to either ‘C-word’ at all, or the talk […]
Our next ‘Praise’ service will be held on Sunday 15th October, and we will be celebrating Harvest. As part of this theme, we are inviting people to bring donations for St Helens Foodbank. Priorities for Foodbank at the moment are : Juice Tinned Tomatoes Tinned Vegetables Sugar Cereal Tinned Potatoes Instant Mash Jam Tinned Fruit […]
Joining the Party “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. Again, truly I tell you, if two of you agree on earth about anything you ask, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven. […]
Mutual Support “Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat, or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the birds: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. […]
Platform 2 will meet for all-age worship in St Ann’s Millennium Centre at 10.30am on Sunday : 8th October 22nd October 29th October 12th November (Remembrance Sunday – there will be an act of remembrance in Platform 2 as well as our regular session) 26th November 10th December 24th December We are continuing our […]
Stanley Bear is on holiday at St James’ Church over the summer!
Icons and Heroes The death last year of Alan Rickman meant the loss to the entertainment industry of one of its finest and most versatile modern actors. From roles such as the Sheriff of Nottingham in the otherwise awful ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ (“Locksley, Iâ€™m going to cut your heart out with a spoon!”), […]