Pivot

Pivot is our quarterly church magazine, colourfully illustrated and packed with interesting articles. The articles below are a small sample from our magazine. If you would like to read more, please call in at our church to pick up a free copy.

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Offering a safe harbour

Joan Jackson thinks about recent experiences. How often have you heard someone say, 'We're all in the same boat'? Recently I saw an article which said 'No we aren't. We may be in the same storm but we all have different boats.'      See full story...

God's help in unexpected places

Rev Linda Chester remembers her favourite aunt. How can it possibly be September already! Surely, I can`t be the only one to think that these past months have simply flown by? I have to look back at my diary to actually remember all the things that have happened - it`s so easy to forget as one week turns into another.      See full story...

Photographic memories

Marilyn and John Greenaway have been sorting their photographs. The last 18 months have been strange, unexpected and have given many of us time to pause, reflect, slow down, maybe take stock of ourselves. We decided that lockdown gave us the chance to tackle many jobs that we never normally have time for.      See full story...

Guiding during the pandemic

Anne Le Poidevin reflects on the Girlguiding experience. When the Guides suggested, on 13 March 2020, that this would be our last meeting because of Coronovirus, I dismissed it – earlier that day I had sent out a letter about a camp in May and our plans for a summer camp and other opportunities happening in the summer term.      See full story...

Café Church

Annette Brooke shares what happened during lockdown. A memorable Café Church took place in the coffee lounge at Broadstone Methodist Church in early March 2020, the subject was ‘Death’, led by the Rev Sue Gowling. Fears about the pandemic were growing which affected numbers attending and precautions were in place. Nevertheless, tea and delicious cakes were enjoyed and Sue guided us through the subject in a thought-provoking way with skill and empathy      See full story...