Welcome to St Andrew's, Cobham. We are Cobham’s parish church and our aim is to know Jesus, and to make him known. We offer a host of activities for adults and children. Please explore our website to find out more. We hope to see you soon.
Many of us will be enjoying a break during the summer, a time to
leave our day-to-day activities behind and refresh our batteries. Or so we
hope. These days it is harder to leave our normal lives behind, with our
digital devices it can seem there is no escape.
Jesus had days like that too.
He knew the need to have some down-time to recharge. A number of times
he tried to "withdraw to the mountain" or he "went to the other
side of the lake" … only to look up and see a crowd coming towards him.
They even got into boats to follow him across the lake.
On the mountain he had fed the large crowd. Next day, across the
lake and puzzled as to how he had got there when the disciples had taken the
boat without him, they still asked what sign he was going to do for them. Never
satisfied some people. No escape from
the day job for the teacher.
I hope you manage to escape from yours and have a truly