St Peter's Barge is a church community in the Docklands area of London; part of the Church of England, but welcoming people from any background; and committed to putting the Bible at the heart of all we do.
Acts: The power of Jesus (part 1)
Acts 3:1-10 The healing of a lame man is a sign that points to us, to Jesus, and to the future, all that we might praise in the face of suffering.
Ecclesiastes and 2 Corinthians Ageing is a challenge, and a privilege. Our world sometimes celebrates it, but often mocks and denies it. How should we engage with ageing as Christian women, whether we’re 23 or 73?
Our physical bodies (1): body matters
Various Our bodies are a very sensitive subject – how we feel about them, what we’ve done with them, what others have done to them, how they are changing. Our bodies stir up a whole range of emotions, and it can be bewildering. Where can we find help, clarity, and hope? The Bible has a lot to say about bodies.
The other Lord’s Prayer
Matthew 9:35-38 What do we need if we are to be committed to the work of the gospel, getting the good news out to others and making disciples? The starting point is compassion. And that begins with seeing people as Jesus saw them.
The Lord’s Prayer
Matthew 6:9-13 The Lord’s Prayer is so familiar, but do we use it? Every day? We should do because it puts relationship with our heavenly Father at the heart of each day. It reorientates our lives around his name, his kingdom, and his will. And it meets our biggest needs – for provision, pardon,
Tales of the unexpected: The prodigal son
Luke 15:11-32 This parable shows the lost nature of humanity, and the perfect grace of God in Jesus Christ.