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The plausibility problem

Posted by Tim on May 20, 2015

Our guest blogger is Mike Burden, buildings manager at St Helen's and member of RML Mark 

A few Sundays ago Amy Wicks reviewed some ‘Christian living’ books at 6pm. One of them, ‘The Plausibility Problem’ by Ed Shaw, is about the Church and same-sex attraction. I decided to have a read and having done so I want to echo Amy’s commendation of it and encourage all of us to get hold of it and consider how we might serve each other off the Continue reading…

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Music to your ears?

Posted on May 19, 2015

Our guest blogger is Richard 'Simpo' Simpkin who heads up the music at St Helen's

What do you think of the worship at St Helen’s?

Here are some comments that St Helen’s musicians receive about the music they provide:

We don’t sing enough

Can we have more hymns on the organ?

The drums are too loud

The songs are too slow

The songs are too quick

Why don’t we have a choir?

It’s a bit classical

And here’s a positive one! Professional withou Continue reading…

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Take Home Sheets for Sunday School - 17th May 2015

Posted by Peter on May 18, 2015

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Acts Week 5

Teachers completing their pupil’s homework, snow storms in August, trees that produce pre-packaged chocolate bars; some things in life are really unlikely to happen.

This week in Sunday School the children learnt about some things that Christians in the 1st century would have thought were really unlikely to happen. To find out more click on the relevant link below:

Preschool

Y1-3

Y4-6

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ST HELEN'S TRAINING: Reaching Islam (Part 1 & 2)

Posted by Matt on May 18, 2015

Rob Scott helps us witness to our Muslim Friends and understand what Islam really is.

St Helen's Training aims to train and equip bible handlers by sharing our best training resources. We pray that many people might grow in confidence in their bible handling, whether they are reading the bible with a friend, leading a small group or preaching.

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TOWIE and the Gospel

Posted by Amy on May 14, 2015

I recently met a woman who has three kids, by two different men. The list of men who had been in her life included a man who left her on their wedding day, a divorcee, and (in her words) a weed-smoking welder. Now she has a girlfriend.

My mum thinks that the storylines in Eastenders are an exaggerated, unrealistic version of real life. Meeting this woman reminded me that TV doesn't even get close to describing the real mess of people's Continue reading…

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The plausibility problem

Our guest blogger is Mike Burden, buildings manager at St Helen's and member of RML Mark  A few Sundays ago Amy Wicks reviewed some ‘Christian living’ books at 6pm. One of them, ‘The Plausibility Problem’ by Ed Shaw, is…

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