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Monday’s Holy Week reflection

I hope you are well and enjoying the sunshine. We have produced a booklet of Holy week reflections. Email me (rev.kalantha@gmail.com) if you would like a copy. These have also been recorded for you on our YouTube Channel. Today’s Gospel reading is John 12.1-11 Our reflection is given by Barbara- Thank you Barbara! You can…
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Pewsheet for the 5th April 2020

Pewsheet for the 5th April 2020

The Lord is my strength and my song

Most of us are used to the idea of having our competence assessed. We have work appraisals, or driving tests, or exams to pass. We learn skills and then we are supposed to know- at least in some specific spheres, what we are doing and how we should do it. We may even have certificates…
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How to observe Holy Week in lockdown

Are you wondering how to observe Holy Week in lockdown? Here are a few ideas: 1. Saturday 4th Bake some Lazarakia (what??) Lazarakia are little buns, shaped like ‘Lazarus’, traditionally eaten in the orthodox church. In the orthodox church, the Saturday before Palm Sunday is known as “Lazarus Saturday”. The great and powerful sign of…
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Pursue peace

Maybe like me you’ve been watching a lot of social media recently. Earlier today I was watching an interview given by the captain of a submarine on how to survive when you can’t get out. One of the things he said was really important was having a routine and sticking to it. One of the…
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Offer healing support

It’s April Fools’ Day. Usually you see lots of April Fools’ pranks on websites and in the papers. I haven’t yet noticed any today (maybe I’ve just missed them)! Somehow it feels as though nobody is ready for any sort of joking around. The last thing we need is fake news. Lots of people generating…
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No man is an island

Today, the church remembers John Donne, the great 17th century poet and priest. Probably the most famous phrase he ever wrote was this one: No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; He wrote it in 1623 while he was very ill…
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Message for today, 30th March, from Revd Kalatha

I went out in the car this morning. I hadn’t been out for a few days, as the last time we were out of milk one of my daughters “bagsied” the trip to the local shop. It felt oddly adventurous going out into the big wide world, even if it was only to buy bacon…
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Reflection for Sunday 29th March 2020- worshipping in exile

Good morning! A message from Revd Kalantha for today. Please message us if you would like to go on our email list for reflections on the Gospel and meditations to try at home. https://youtu.be/gqKrR4Z6U-4

Benefice magazine

Dear all, It has come to my attention that somebody over 70 has been asked to distribute to the magazine. Unsurprisingly I have had a complaint about this. In the light of that, since it appears that the structure for safe distribution we had tried to put in place is not working I have taken the…
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