Copy
Reminders of Mortality
View this email in your browser
There has been some horrible news recently. 50 murdered in New Zealand, 47 killed in a factory explosion in China, hundreds dead in Mozambique. 

Some say such horrors prove there is no God of love. But this is nothing new, it all results from the fallen world, the effects of sin. Jesus was confronted with similar events in Israel:

“some … told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.  He asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners than all other Galileans? 3 …. Or those eighteen who were killed when the tower of Siloam fell on them—do you think that they were worse offenders than all the others living in Jerusalem?  No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish just as they did.” (Lu 13:1-5).

Some deaths seem much worse than others, but Jesus says we cannot avoid it. We must think of what comes after – and therein lies our hope. Our loving God has promised that we can overcome the sin that is everywhere in the world with faith in Jesus, and thus receive everlasting life.

 Martin Johnson

Sunday 31st March
Mothering Sunday

9.00 am Holy Communion
11.00 am Family Communion
 

With collection for South Eastern Africa cyclone appeal

Please come for our Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Sunday 7th April 10.00am for 10.30am in Church

A day for Women in the East of England. 
Saturday 27th April 2019
9.00am - 4.00pm
All Saints Church Milton. 
  
Cost £20 (£15 concessions for students/seniors).  
Bring your own lunch.
Please let Rosie know as places get booked quickly

Dads' and Kids' Camping Trip 2019

Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th June 2019
Burleigh Hill Farm - Somersham Road, St Ives
Contact Steve Moller for more Info - 07867 685475


Sailing on the Norfolk Broads

Saturday 29th June
to raise funds for Jigsaw
Contact Ray Latimer for more information

Facebook
Twitter
Website
Copyright © 2019 St. James' Church, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp