From the moment doors opened on Saturday 9th June at 12noon, the Olive Way filled with the sound of needles clicking and conversations around communal tables. Over 65 people enjoyed four hours of knitting beanies, scarves and fingerless mitts for KOGO ( Knit One Give One). A KOGO volunteer was laden with four bags of [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession O God, all your children are written on your hands: you are a mother who neither forgets nor forsakes her own. All creation is held within your very self. Before we were born, you knew us. In our mothers’ wombs, your Spirit formed us. All creation is held within [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creator God you are our home and dwelling place. As the summer unfolds before us blessing us with long days, warmth and sunshine, rain and bird song we feel our bodies and souls responding to these gifts. Christ our Saviour you renew and restore us. Through your teachings we [...]
Paul writes to the church in Corinth drawing parallels between our sexual relationships and our relationship with God ... Concluding her sermon Fiona Bottcher prayed: May our prayer today be a prayer of love for all bodies, that we see and acknowledge the divinity in all the bodies of all our brothers and sisters in [...]
The Olive Way re-opens for 2018 on Tuesday 9th January. Come along for company, conversation and refreshments. Find out more.
Candle Lighting including Prayers of Adoration & Confession We pray in the New Year, lighting these candles as signs of who the newborn child Jesus is for us We lit the first candle for his humanity Child we praise and worship you, for in the vulnerability, the simplicity, and the wonder of your birth [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Loving God, we praise you who did not close yourself away in a distant chamber of eternity, but pierced through the veil of our world, and became incarnate, pouring love and grace into a human body, and lighting a flame in the darkness. Dear Jesus, by the strength and [...]
Christmas Eve Meditation Our meditation - offered on Christmas Eve 2017. We gather before the throne, in the fields and by the manger. Written by Saide Cameron and Ian Ferguson Offered by Saide and Ian with Julie & Peter McKinnon The recording begins with the congregation singing 'Infant Holy'. The meditation in four voices [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Loving God, creator of mysteries, giver of joy we worship and adore you for you hold us in your heart soothing our griefs, calming our worries reminding us that you are our home, our place of peace. Christ Child, son of God, vulnerable baby we worship and adore you [...]
The Olive Way will close for the year on Wednesday 20th December with the annual Christmas Lunch. Details coming soon on how you can support this wonderful celebration.