January 7, 2017

On December 23rd Millburn Academy had their annual Christmas assemblies - each one a full period for the whole year group. Each one a delightful mix of festive tunes from strings, wind band, big band, bagpipes and all sorts (and the occasional bit of singing along from...

January 5, 2017

Hiya folks, and a Happy New Year to you!

With everything kicking back off here at Young Crown HQ, here's a warm invitation to join us for all that you can... We have 9:30 services back from Sunday 8th, some older teens getting together that weekend too; SU at Crown Prim...

August 24, 2016

At this morning's school assemblies we marked, in part, some new beginnings. Some new teachers at the school, some new children - even a whole load of those in P1. Some new friendships, some taking on new challenges with new excitement. Maybe a new pair of school shoes...

June 24, 2016

Journeys – a ten-week Summer adventure!

We would love for you to join us on ten EPIC journeys from the Bible throughout this summer at Crown Church.

We’ve planned out these summer services as a different way of doing church services with a relaxed, informal and family-fr...

May 13, 2016

Can you guess which sporting event I’m thinking of? Here’s a few clues:

  1. It is happening this summer;

  2. There are lots of different sports represented;

  3. People from all over the world are welcome;

  4. There have been disputes with the workers over pay and con...

April 28, 2016

My house sits at an altitude of 166 metres; work rests at 31 metres. – the two are roughly 6km apart. I have taken to commuting by bicycle which, as you can imagine, is super-fun on the way down and hard graft on the way up. As it takes roughly twice as long to get hom...

March 27, 2016

Here's a report for the upcoming church magazine about the fantastic Discover Event we held on Good Friday. Enjoy!


What do 3 puppets, 4 puppeteers, hundreds of knitted chicks, 3 newspapers, 2 videos, 1 wooden cross, 5 different crafts, 120 chocolate eggs, 2 treasure hu...

March 12, 2016



It's an embarrassment how long it has been between blog posts. But we're all forgiven and forgiving people, right? (Discuss the finer points of that theology in the comments section perhaps...)


Anyway, we're rapidly approaching Easter. That most glorious of festivals...

February 4, 2016

It is my understanding that pancakes serve the function of somehow using up all of the indulgent foods in our households prior to a period of avoiding indulgence. Hence a great foodstuff for Shrove Tuesday - the day before the start of lent.

Or at least that's the excus...

February 3, 2016

At the weekend, we hosted a number of lads from the BB and I had the great pleasure of taking part of the service relating to John the Baptist. I made all the obvious points and a few slightly less obvious ones about how we're perhaps mistaken to assume he was a dishev...

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