Welcome to St Nicholas – Sunday 9th July (Trinity 5)

The Gospel reading for this Sunday is Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30

Jesus notes that both he and John the Baptist failed to meet people’s expectations. Jesus thanks God that the point of his ministry has been revealed to the simple rather than the wise and calls on people to learn from him how to live.

This week we examine Jesus’ invitation to lay down our burdens and take on his way of life instead. Religious leaders in Jesus’ time had many rules for people to follow and you would be excluded from worship if you missed any. Jesus offers a far more grace-filled way for us to follow. Which path will you choose to follow…(copyright@Roots)

Our service on Sunday morning begins at 10.30 am. We look forward to welcoming Rev Philip Dobson to preside, our organist and MD, Ollie Mills, will accompany the hymns and lead the singing. 
Here are details of the readings and hymns for the service: