Read Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52. Jesus said "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast.." As yeast is mixed with flour to make bread, so the kingdom of heaven permeates our lives, and can transform our lives with God's love.
Psalm 86:11-17, Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43. We consider Jesus and St Paul as teachers, and how they still managed to teach about the comfort and hope that faith in God can give - even in the most difficult experiences of life.
Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23: What have you planted this spring? Considering the hazards involved in planting sunflowers, the parable of the sower, and thinking about what the 'good soil' of the human heart really means. Recorded in Pakenham church.
Bible Reading: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30. It is the birthday of the NHS! As we give thanks for this, and realise our reliance on NHS workers in times of crisis and uncertainty in our lives, we listen to Jesus words of welcome and comfort.