Sermon: Mothers and Fathers

A sermon preached by the Revd Dr Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, North Shields, 27th March 2022 Luke 15:11-32   It’s the fourth Sunday in Lent, so it’s Mothering Sunday. In this church, Sunday by Sunday, we normally take our readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. That’s a collection of Bible readings […]

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Weekly Update #101 – 27 March

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #101 27th March 2022 From the Minister             Mother Church, Mother God? This Sunday is Mothering Sunday, more popularly known as Mother’s Day. The date changes each year because it falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent, which hints […]

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Our Mother Church

Mothering Sunday was a little different this year at St Columba’s. In our all-age morning service on 11 March, we began by thinking about the things that plants need to grow: water, sunshine and food.  Then we reflected that we too need these things, along with love, time for each other, and sometimes to say […]

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Mothering Sunday

Uniformed organisations were out in force at St Columba’s for Mothering Sunday.  Rainbows, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts were among the congregation, where we all gave thanks for the many good things that mothers, fathers and other carers do for us.  We also heard about other traditions associated with this fourth Sunday in the season of […]

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Mothering Sunday

St Columba’s pulled out all the stops for Mothering Sunday. The church was full to maximum capacity for the morning family service of worship.  The numbers of church members and adherents were swelled by the 4th Tynemouth Scouts, Cubs and Beavers, and the 1st North Shields Brownies and Rainbows, and their families.  Each of the […]

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