Author Archives: Dan Balsdon

Ministers Message: October 2019

Ministers message, as published in the Church Gazette October 2019 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats … Continue reading

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Exploring Prayer

October 10th Lectio Divina – Learning to chew on the word of God. This will be done in a group format, with an increasing level of input in each ‘round’ of reading. Information will also be given about praying alone … Continue reading

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“Another year over, and a new one’s just begun!”

Ministers Message for Church Gazette September 2019 “Another year over, and a new one’s just begun!” Dear Friends, I know it’s not Christmas quite yet, but for we Methodist folk September marks the turn of the new connexional year. Across … Continue reading

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Minister’s Summer Message

Minister’s Summer Message Dear Friends, As I write, the sun is shining and the girls are enjoying playing in the garden, which is beginning to boom with fruit and vegetables to harvest and flowers blooming. This is the first year … Continue reading

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Walk of Witness 2019

Walk of Witness 2019 On Good Friday 2019, Christians from across the area gathered in unity for a Walk of Witness through the High Street, in witness with each other and to our local community, to the importance and centrality … Continue reading

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Minister’s Easter Message: Church Gazette April 2019

An Easter Message for BRMC, 2019 Published in the Church Gazette, April 2019 Christ brought us together through his death on the cross. The Cross got us to embrace, and that was the end of the hostility. Christ came and preached peace to you outsiders and … Continue reading

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Ministers message: Church gazette March 2019

Ministers message: Church gazette March 2019 Dear Friends, As March arrives, we enter into the period of the Christian year we call lent, beginning to journey with Jesus and his followers towards Jesus’ coming death and resurrection. Through its history, … Continue reading

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Ministers Message: Church Gazette February 2019

Ministers Message: Church Gazette February 2019 Dear Friends, I wonder if any of you have ever watched ˜Who do you think you are”? As celebrities explore their ancestry, there are often new and interesting discoveries about ancestors history. Our history, … Continue reading

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