Hello and welcome to 3Mins!

Please watch, listen and enjoy original, short reflections by members of Churches Together in Cheadle Hulme. These are published on (most) Wednesdays. You will find the most recent reflection at the top of the list.

3Mins: Well Trodden Paths

“I have a confession to make – it is only whilst walking during lockdown that I really got to know what is on my own doorstep…”

Simon Oxley from Grove Lane Baptist Church reflects on walks taken in the pandemic near his Cheadle Hulme home.

3Mins: Gardens – 29 July 2020

Let us give thanks for all the gardens of Cheadle Hulme, which display the glory of God.

A reflection from Rev Janet Owens at All Saints Parish Church.

The local garden featured in this video is part of the National Garden Scheme.

3Mins: Meeting together – 22 July 2020

“It’s the coming together for a common purpose that I have missed…”

Frank Norris from St Ann’s Roman Catholic Church reflects on how what has been absent for him during the coronavirus crisis.

3Mins: Our Emergency Services – 8 July 2020

“All of them…who are prepared to forgo their own safety and security, for the sake of others. We have a lot to be thankful for.”

A reflection by John Harrington from Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church.

3Mins: People – 1 July 2020

“I don’t know exactly what’s going on with them (the people Rev Philip sees on his morning run), but I do believe that God knows about their concerns and ours and that he cares too about us and about them…”

A reflection by Rev Philip Peacock from Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church.

3Mins: Water of Life – 24 June 2020

“In the sacrament of baptism, as Christians we clearly witness the importance of water…”

A reflection from Patricia Livesey, a member of St Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Cheadle Hulme.

3Mins Foodbanks – 17 June 2020

“In the Bible, James says you don’t have a real faith if don’t act on it. Challenging words!”

A reflection from Linda Rayner, from Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church, who, during lockdown, has been coordinating the collections for Chelwood Foodbank.

3Mins Our local shops – 10 June 2020

“Our local shops are working hard to keep us safe…”

A reflection by Pat James from Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church.

3Mins for Pentecost – 3 June 2020

“The buildings may be empty, but it’s not that the church has closed. Rather, it is that the church has left the building.”

A reflection by Rev Dr Ruth Gouldbourne from the Grove Lane Baptist Church.

All the CTCH 3Mins videos are available on our YouTube channel.