Revd Steve Cooper

Revd Steve Cooper

As Team Rector I have overall responsibility for the Fellside Team and work with Garry, Delphine and Dianne to support the work of our parishes. Day to day I have responsibility for St Lawrence, Barton; St Eadmer, Bleasdale and St Mary, Goosnargh.

I am also Chaplain of Fleetwood Lifeboat.

I am also Ex-Officio Foundation Governor at St Lawrence School, Barton; St Eadmer School, Bleasdale, Goosnargh Oliverson's School.

Identity ......
Baker, sailor, no candle-stick maker
copper, scientist, care-worker who's
been a priest, teacher, chaplain, now Rector
husband, dad, lifeboatman too!
What that makes me, I know not, do you?
 
Favourite Thoughts ....

God is more interested in where we are going than where we've been.

'Metanoia' - I may foul up, but with God's help I can change!

Chocolate is God's sign he/she wants us to be happy.

‘Lift is created by the onward rush of life over the curved wing of soul’, Robert Macfarlane.

'These are my principles, if you don't like them I have others', Groucho Marx.

'An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind', Gandhi.

'Mercy and truth are met together, righteousness and peace have kissed', Psalm 85

‘Only this is required of you: to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with God', Micah 6.8

'Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul and strength, and your neighbours as yourself,'
Jesus (Mark 12.30)

‘I give you a new commandment: love one another as I have loved you’, Jesus (John 13.34)

‘Pray for those who need to forget the God they do not believe in, that they might meet God who believes in them’, Iona

 

Thursday, 11 April 2019 01:32

Easter 2019

"Cornelius Moments ....."

May’s Daily and Sunday readings take us to one of the most exciting and transformative moments for the early Church (Acts 10 & 11).

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 05:27

April 2019

"Imagine Easter ....."

Some years ago I saw Mel Gibson’s ‘The Passion of Christ’ .....

Sunday, 17 February 2019 10:53

March 2019

"A Lenten Battle ....."

March takes us into Lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday on 6th .....

Monday, 21 January 2019 03:05

February 2019

"Teach me, my God and King!"

If saints are people who inspire us; people through whom we see the light of God shining, then for me, though he may not have a capital ‘S’ .....

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 13:28

January 2019

"Christian Unity in a Divided World"

In recent years I’ve become increasingly aware of a shift in our national discourse, with a significant willingness to use the ‘us/them’ language of division around nationality, race .....

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:22

Data Privacy Notice

Thursday, 10 August 2017 09:17

Christian Aid

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 09:40

The Brock Valley Churches Together

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 04:03

Dementia Friendly Churches

Saturday, 01 December 2018 08:30

Safeguarding Policies

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