Our theme for this year is a question, 'So what's the story...?'
Behind our question are a lot more questions: who is in the story, who have we left out, where is God in the story, what does the Bible have to say ...? These questions are of course the bread and butter of what it means to be Christian, how the story of God and the stories about God, the stories of life and the stories about life, make sense of who we are as humans, created and loved in a world full of perplexity and delight. It is also profoundly our calling as the Church to give account of what we perceive God is doing with us, around us and sometimes despite us. We are called to tell stories, to listen to stories and to wrestle with stories, to search for truth not fake news, to challenge the malicious stories we tell about each other and to go on believing that as people of creation, exodus, crucifixion, wilderness wandering and even in exile we can still claim the hope of resurrection and the gracious promise of life in all its fullness.
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Coffee and Carols at Wigan Road MethodistBetween 10am and 12noon Saturday 21st December A warm festive welcome awaits as we share together in some traditional and not so traditional Christmas carols and songs.all are welcome, refreshments will be...
On Friday 13th December at Bag Lane Methodist Church, "Christmas Tree Social"Games,dancing and singing.Come and have some pre Christmas fun! Refreshments on sale followed by sale of gifts from the tree. Admission...
Glazebury Film Club — Saturday 14th December film starts at 6.30pmAn Elf's Story: The Elf on the ShelfChippy is assigned to a family that includes a boy who is questioning the magic of Christmas. When Chippy finds the assignment a bit challenging, his good friends, Santa, and an unexpected child help him remember why his job is important!Great fun for all the family.Free to watch...