Weekly Update #53: Sunday 4 April 2021

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #53: Easter Sunday 2021 From the Minister                           Choosing Easter Back in the 1980s a friend of mine was a teacher in a London secondary school. The student body and teaching staff represented something of the wonderful diversity that […]

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Weekly Update #6: Sunday 26 April

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #6: Sunday 26th April 2020 (Third Sunday of Easter) Emmaus Door (1992) by Janet Brooks-Gerloff (1947-2008) From the Minister Well, they’re not their practising social distancing, are they? Coronavirus wasn’t an issue when Janet Brooks-Gerloff painted this picture, or when Jesus […]

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The Meal at Emmaus

Sermon Luke 24:13-49 ‘When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened, and they recognised him; and he vanished from their sight.’ (24:30-31) What was it about Jesus taking bread, blessing it, breaking it, and giving it to these […]

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