Reading John’s Gospel: 29th July

Living water… John 4:1-42 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection What most catches your attention in this scene? Throughout the scene the Samaritan woman grows in her understanding of Jesus. Who has helped you grow in your understanding of Jesus?

Reading John’s Gospel: 28th July

He must increase… John 3:22-36 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection “He must increase, but I must decrease”. What needs to decrease in our lives in order for God to have a greater presence?

Reading John’s Gospel: 27th July

For God so loved the World… John 3:1-21 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection What do you thing it means to be born from above?

Reading John’s Gospel: 26th July

In the Temple… John 2:13-25 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Jesus dramatically cleanses the temple. What does this passage say to congregations and communities of faith?

Reading John’s Gospel: 25 July

The wedding… John 2:1-12 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection The Wedding at Cana is Jesus’ first miracle. Turning water into wine is the first of seven signs in the Gospel of John. What does this sign tell us about God?

Reading John’s Gospel: 24 July

Behold the Lamb of God… John 1:29- 51 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”. Nathaniel’s question is refreshing in its directness. Where are the areas and communities from which you would be surprised to find God? Where are the areas and…

Reading John’s Gospel: 23 July

In the beginning… John 1:1-28 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Notice the way the Gospel of John opens with the memorable phrase, “In the beginning..”, like the book of Genesis does and not a birth story about Jesus. What might the writer hope to tell us about…

Summer Study: John’s Gospel

This summer (23 July – 31 August) Whiteley Church and St Paul’s Sarisbury will be reading through John’s Gospel. With daily readings accompanied by online audio files we will explore the whole Book of John. How can I join in? There are two great ways to join us on our journey through John’s Gospel. 1. Follow us…

Messy Church goes Outdoors!

Enjoy the Messy Great Outdoors Portsmouth Diocese are running their first Messy Great Outdoors on Saturday the 4th October and the Whiteley Messy Church plans to be right there in the think of it. Just imagine Messy Church, but outdoors… lighting fires, cooking, building dens, catapults, mud sculptures, rope bridges…!! Diocese of Portsmouth and Fairthorne…

Tsaparkovi Family

Bulgarian Appeal

Can you help? ‘Light for Bulgaria‘, run by Michelle Lineros of our congregation, are looking for donations of clothes, toys and household items which will be driven out to Bulgaria at the end of August. ‘Light for Bulgaria’ (LFB) is a small charity in South West Bulgaria whose aim is to reach out and help the most vulnerable…