Flowers for Pentecost – 28th May, 2023

Ss Simon & Jude, Cockshutt Pentecost is a very special day in the church calendar and commemorates the flames of the Holy Spirit entering the disciples, and the beginning of the Church. Cockshutt church is far from grand; indeed, it has garnered a reputation for being “Cockshutt the Chaste”.  Consequently, our desire is to keep … Continue reading Flowers for Pentecost – 28th May, 2023

Messy Church – May 2023

We have moved our next Messy Church to Sunday 2nd July at 3pm as the original date clashes with Father’s Day – watch out for the posters! We were a small group at our Messy Church on Sunday 21st May but we all enjoyed the chance to chat and make activities based around the events … Continue reading Messy Church – May 2023

Pentecost (Whitsunday) – 28th May 2023

Pentecost* took place on the well-established Jewish festival of First Fruits, which was observed at the beginning of the wheat harvest.  It was seven weeks after Easter, or fifty days including Easter. A feast day to celebrate the country’s wheat harvest does not sound exactly world-changing, but that year, it became one of the most … Continue reading Pentecost (Whitsunday) – 28th May 2023