Ashdon Magazine Article Autumn 2019

Ashdon Magazine Article Autumn 2019 A story is told of an au-pair girl learning English, looking after the children of a family.  She discovered them in a place they were not meant to be.  Trying to sound like the children’s parents, she said to them, “What are you...

Ashdon Magazine Article Summer 2019

One of the greatest thinkers and writers of the 20th Century was an Oxford and Cambridge lecturer: CS Lewis, famous for his Narnia children’s books. However, he mainly wrote for adults.  In one of his books, Mere Christianity, he distilled down the essence of the...

Ashdon Magazine Article Spring 2019

You may have seen advertisements for the Alpha course, an introduction to the Christian faith.  Some of these adverts confront many people’s impression of Christianity, that it is ‘boring, untrue and irrelevant’.  The Alpha course goes a long way to counter this, but...

Ashdon Magazine Article Winter 2018

In English, we have one word ‘church’, which is used for a building, a congregation, a denomination, and all the Christians across the world.  This reflects the Greek of the New Testament where the word ekklesia is used for local assemblies and as a way of referring...

Ashdon Magazine Article Autumn 2018

What a summer!  My daughter-in-law is from Australia – I asked her once how she coped with the cold, but she said that what she found was difficult about English weather was the endless grey skies.  But not this year… As we brace ourselves for the rain and the cold...

Ashdon Magazine Article Summer 2018

Stop Press: 'In Spirit and Truth' - Saturday 2nd June @ 6:30pm and Sunday 3rd June @ 11am If you travel around the world, you will find Christians worshipping God in all sorts of different ways. Some worship services are formal, others are informal, some use printed...

Ashdon Magazine Article Spring 2018

Here are the services over Easter in All Saints’ Church: Thursday 29th March: 2pm Ashdon Primary School Easter Service Thursday 29th March: 8pm Maundy Thursday Communion Friday 30th March: 12noon Good Friday Hour at the Cross Saturday 31st March: 6:30pm Easter Worship...

Ashdon Magazine Article Winter 2017

For all you Scrooges out there, here’s something that’s not all about Christmas. On the fifth Sunday in October the two churches in Ashdon got together for a joint morning service at the Baptist Church building on Radwinter Road.  It turned out (although this was not...

Prayers 15th October 2017 by Sarah Nicholas

Let us pray in love to God who loves all that he has made. Let this whole church be filled with your divine grace which comes where two or three are gathered together in your name. In Paul’s letter to the Philippians he says All Joy be yours; Lord, help us to...