How Can We Find Joy in being a Community of God’s People when we can’t meet together each week?

This time of lockdown is presenting us with many challenges but we can also look at it as a time of opportunities. Here are some suggestions: – We can focus on important things: Ask ourselves, What really matters most in my life? How am I building my relationships at the moment? How am I building my relationship with God What can I read that would be helpful? What are positive things I can do so that I still feel part of the St Martin’s family? – One of the positive things we can do us to pray for one another. […]

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A poetic follow-on to Martin’s sermon last Sunday

Malcolm Guite, is a prolific poet with a deep faith in Christ. In recent months he has been working through the psalms writing a wonderful poetic response to each one. Yesterday’s psalm speaks to one of the main themes of Martin’s latest sermon. Malcolm also reads each poem beautifully, so don’t only read but listen as well. If you find his work helpful, sign up at his website to receive an email each time he posts a new poem. https://malcolmguite.wordpress.com/2020/07/27/my-groaning-is-not-hid-from-thee-a-response-to-psalm-38/

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Request for prayer from the Johnsons

There is a hurricane (Hurricane Douglas) approaching Oahu where Stuart and Jenny Johnson’s daughter Fiona & husband Scott & their girls live, which may impact their island around 9 pm tonight our time. Jenny says “hurricanes don’t usually hit their island but mostly dissipate before reaching them.  It is currently Category 1-2.” Please pray for the family and the people of Oahu at this time.

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