Times of trial, times of blessing

Reflecdtion given 21st Feb by Revd Maggie Hindley  When I’m out and about on foot or bicycle, I still sometimes spot the odd kid’s picture of a rainbow, faded and curling, in a suburban window. How long our continuing time of trial by pandemic has been. How long before it’s over? If you think back […]

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Love of God

Reflection Sunday 14th February, Revd Sue McCoan As well as being St Valentine’s Day and Transfiguration Sunday, today is also Racial Justice Sunday, and part of the Climate Coalition campaign to ‘Show our Love’ for the planet. It sounds like a lot to fit in. But all these issues are connected in the love of […]

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Reflection – Sustaining our faith

Isaiah 40:25-31, Mark 1:29-39 Reflection given by Revd Sue McCoan Sunday 7th February 2020 Before we hear our bible reading from Mark’s gospel, I just want to set the context. It’s really early on in the gospel – just a few days after Jesus has called his first 4 disciples, Peter, Andrew, James and John. […]

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Lent course

Dear members and friends of St Andrew’s Ealing, I’m pleased to say that we will be having a Lent Discussion group this year – held via Zoom, for obvious reasons. This may make it possible for some people to attend who haven’t been to a discussion group before. We start on Mon 22nd Feb at 1.30pm and continue […]

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Responding to God’s call

Sunday 24th January by Revd Sue McCoan Bible reading: Jonah 3:1-5,10  The key to this reading is the first verse: The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time’. The first time God called Jonah is in chapter 1, and it’s a very different story. God said, ‘Go to Nineveh’, and Jonah said […]

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Hearing God’s call

Sunday 17th Jan 21 by Revd Sue McCoan   Bible reading: 1 Sam 3:1-10 The boy Samuel was dedicated to God before he was even born. You remember his mother Hannah, praying so fervently for a child that the old priest Eli thought she was drunk, promising that if she had a boy, she would […]

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Online services

Dear St Andrew’s Ealing people, I hope you are keeping well and in good heart. The situation with church services has changed yet again. I’m sorry to tell you there will be NO SERVICE in church for the foreseeable future. The general advice in Locckdown is to ‘stay at home’ and we felt it was […]

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Comfort my people

Sermon : Comfort my people, given by Revd Sue McCoan at St. Andrew’s Ealing, 6th December  Isaiah 40:1-11 Mark 1:1-8 A week or two ago, we were out walking the dog when we saw one of these lying on top of a gate. I don’t actually know what these are called, so it’s good we […]

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System Restore

Reflection given by Revd Maggie Hindley Sunday 29th November 2020 A friend far away who is coming, traumatically, out of a traumatically abusive marriage, messaged me this week: One day, if I get there, I might be able to go right back to the beginning! That’s what’s needed to understand where I am today. Even […]

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Reflection: Using our gifts

Given to St. Andrew’s Ealing and Wembley Park URC by Revd Sue McCoan, Sunday 15th November 2020 Bible readings: Matt 25:14-30, Judges 4:1-7 The parable of the talents is a familiar story to many of us. The two servants who make the most of their talents are rewarded; the one who hides his talent is […]

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