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Statues

I wonder how you feel about statues- torn down, kept up or otherwise. My first degree was in history so I had to get used to the idea of our past being written and rewritten as time went by- one moment a particular person was a hero in every book, ten years later rewritten as…
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Distraction

From this morning’s gospel- “But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, ‘Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.’ But the Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted…
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Trinity Sunday service, 7th June 2020

It’s Trinity Sunday!! Here is the link to this morning’s service- I pray that it is a blessing to you and thank you to everyone who has contributed to our worship today. Trinity Sunday, 7th June 2020

Black lives matter

Many of us have watched with alarm the situation unfolding in the United States. And it is understandable that we look with horror- transfixed by the events “over there”. But there is a danger in doing that. We must not look at the USA, shaking our heads sympathetically at the plight of racial minority communities…
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Pentecost midweek reflection

Here is this week’s midweek reflection – this time about images of the Holy Spirit. I do hope you find it helpful.  

Mary and Elizabeth

Today the church remembers with joy the “visitation” of Mary (unexpectedly pregnant with Jesus) to her cousin Elizabeth (unexpectedly pregnant with John the Baptist). Two “unplanned” pregnancies which were to turn the world upside down. How different these two women were, and how different their feelings must have been. I wonder, had they known, Elizabeth…
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Service for Pentecost, 31st May 2020

It’s Sunday again! And it’s Pentecost!! Thank you for all your prayers and encouragement this week. It has been wonderful to see some real answers to prayer- and real love and neighbourliness. We are now at the end of the Novena of Thy Kingdom Come but let’s keep praying for the gift of the Holy…
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Praying through colouring

Praying through Colouring When I spent a week with a prison chaplaincy team a couple of years back, I was amazed by how many prisoners found peace through colouring. Contemplative colouring is quite a trend at the moment. But whether you are 8 or 88, the joy of bringing a picture to life through colouring…
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