Friday, 17 July 2020

One hundred, not out

Today we reach our one hundreth Bermondsey Daily Message.

The first Bermondsey Daily Message went live on Monday 23rd March.

When Coronavirus started to grip we had the idea of a daily message of encouragement and hope from scripture delivered on location in Bermondsey.

On Saturday 21st wthe three of us filmed our first three messages: one at the Blue, one on the Lucey way estate, and one outside the Queen Victoria pub.

Soon after that further restrictions came in that meant we had to film alone (either using a camera and tripod - or for outside videos, our phones and a selfie stick) and we could only go outside for exercise walks, so that cut down the scope for videos on location, though we still tried to do them when we could.

Anyway, we have kept going, and Adrian and Penny, have joined our team, and by the grace of God, beautiful words from the beautiful book have continued to reach across Bermondsey and beyond.

Here is today's message, and as a bit of nostalgia, our very first message, Bermondsey Daily Message No. 1, delivered on a sunny, cold, and very windy March morning at the Blue: