As you may know, following the latest government advice, the connexion has advised that worship in Methodist Churches should be suspended for the time being. This we have, sadly, done. Thus, there will be no Sunday services in any of the Churches in the Circuit for the moment.
Orders of service, supplied by Rev Lis Mullen, can be viewed or downloaded here.
Thanks to Moira Rose for preparing this week’s service using the familiar and well-loved Bible story of the sower who went out to sow….
Having just come back from a visit to the piece of ground I garden round the back of Carver with some fresh mange tout peas and having seen the other plants thriving, or not, (all grown from seeds this year) the parable comes alive in a different way.
And what a privilege to be able to grow our own vegetables and flowers and watch the wonder of creation unfold from tiny seeds. In our front garden a rogue plant was growing up and up and up. I didn’t recognise it but thought I’d wait and see, rather than pull it up as a weed – though that is what I thought it was. Waiting has paid off – it’s a hollyhock! The buds are still tight and I wait with bated breath to see what colour it will be but I’m thrilled that that particular seed – planted from goodness knows where – is producing something so beautiful.
I don’t know whether my seeds are producing 30, 60 or 100 fold – but I thank God for the pleasure of sowing, the wonder in seeing the growing and the utter joy of eating fresh produce, seeing beauty in the flowers and the wonderful work of the bees and butterflies keeping it all going.
So in our prayers during this week, let us remember the farmers, market gardeners to balcony gardeners and all who work to produce the seeds and the harvest across the world especially those have lost crops and income due to the far reaching effects of the pandemic.
With love and prayers,
A short service of worship and reflection is available each week via the Kendal URC website. Click here.
Rev. Martyn Coe is producing a series of reflective videos, which can all be found here.
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With my prayers and best wishes,
Rev'd Graham Ransom, Circuit Superintendent.
Wherever you are on life's journey
you are welcome here.
We are an open and welcoming Church for people from all walks of life who would like to explore faith a little more. If you are new to church, or if you are looking for a church, or if you simply have questions about life we think you might find a home with us. Why? Well, we are people who have questions about faith and life and we have found that thinking about things together is better than doing it alone. Seeking God together helps us to notice things we might otherwise miss, it helps us to support one another in good times, bad times and times when we struggle. We know that God is calling to us and wants us to know God more than we do now. We come together on Sunday seeking to connect with God and each other.
For detailed information about our services, events and activities, please read our magazine “Carver Calendar”: click here
Whether you are able to join us on Sunday or at one of our weekday activities you will be very welcome.
Carver Church is on Lake Rd Windermere LA23 2DB and there is parking on the street and in our two car parks.
Our building is accessible to most people. The car park off Oldfield Rd allows level access to the building and the public areas of the building are step free. Toilets suitable for people with disabilities and with baby changing are available. The worship space has a hearing loop fitted.
We meet for worship every Sunday at 10:45 with communion mostly on the 2nd Sunday in the month.
Evening quieter service (which is often Communion) is at 6:30 on the third Sunday of the month
Croissants and Chat is at Windermere Methodist Church at 9am on the fourth Sunday morning in the month.
We welcome anyone of every background and as a Uniting Church we are a part of the United Reformed Church and the Methodist Church.
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