Getting Beneath the Skin of the Gospels with Trevor Dennis
Webteam: 23rd September 2016 12:06pm
Getting beneath The skin of the Gospels
Trevor Dennis is leading a course on the Gospels this autumn at St Mary's Handbridge Chester — making use of research he has done for a new book which SPCK will be publishing early next year. Everyone will be most welcome. One purpose of the sessions will be to raise funds for the exciting St Mary's Centre project. St Mary's Church plans to replace their rather old church hall with a new building which could much better serve the needs of the whole community. There will be no tickets for Trevor's talks, no entrance charge but a chance on each evening to make a donation towards the project.
All the sessions will take place in the existing church hall behind the church. There is parking behind the hall or on the road in front of the church.
September 22 7:30 PM The banana up the sleeve. What happens when we shift the spotlight? The gospel writers keep their eyes fixed on Jesus. What happens when we shift our gaze and focus on some of the people who encountered him? The first part of the title of the session will be explained.
September 29 7:30 PM Were Jesus closest disciples women? The Gospels themselves encourage us to ask that question. We will attempt an answer.
October 6 7:30 PM does God have favourites? A good deal in the Bible suggests he does but we will see how Jesus challenges that notion in the parable of the two brothers (commonly known as the parable of the prodigal son). The parable holds many surprises.
October 13 7:30 PM Does God sit on the throne or on a mat on the ground? Jesus is the man who shows us God and all the Gospels claim he was a king. But did Jesus himself ever play that role? More surprises.
Each session will stand alone, so if you can only make one or two of them, don't worry, you will still be most welcome.
Caldy Valley CH3 5PR — Caldy Valley
Saturday 19 January, 2019, 7 30pm.
Birkenhead Operatic Concert Party will entertain.
Tickets will be available from
Caldy Valley office 01244 318450.
They cost £7.50 each which includes
Hoole Methodist Church CH2 3JG — Concerts at Hoole 2019
Charity Concert 3rd Sunday of each month at 3pm,
Sunday 20th January, when Graham Eccles (accompanist for the
Liverpool Phil. and formerly organist at Chester, St Asaph & Bangor Cathedrals) will be entertaining us with well-known pieces on the piano and organ. The concert will last about 50 minutes and will be followed by refreshments. Entry to the concerts will be by a suggested donation of £5 and will include refreshments.
Wesley Church Centre CH1 1DA — MUSIC at WESLEY
Tuesday Lunchtime Concerts 12.45 — 1.35pm
Jan 22nd John Bush (Trumpet), Brian Heald (Piano)
Retiring Collection in aid of Wesley Church Centre