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Letter to parishioners, 22 October 2021

Friday, 22 October 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, This Sunday is the Last Sunday after Trinity, the end of long ‘green season’ that began on the day after Pentecost. Traditionally this Sunday is known as Bible Sunday. It is an opportunity for us to reflect upon the value of scripture in our daily lives. Every…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 22 October 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 15 October 2021

Dear Friends in Christ, After so many months of being cautious, the last week has finally seen my falling victim to the dreaded Coronavirus. For almost ten days I have experienced the whole gamut of symptoms that have become so familiar through the media. My temperature has been shooting up and down, I have lost…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 15 October 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 8 October 2021

Friday, 8 October 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, On Wednesday the Church remembered the work and martyrdom of William Tyndale. Tyndale, born at the end of the fifteenth century, is especially important because of his work as the first person to translate the scriptures into contemporary English. Despite the commemoration having taken place a couple…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 8 October 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 1 October 2021

Friday, 1 October 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, This Sunday, the first Sunday in October, is offered to us as an opportunity to celebrate the dedication of our churches. We are blessed with six parish churches in our Benefice. Those parish churches connect us with centuries of prayer and worship. Each church has its own…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 1 October 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 24 September 2021

Friday, 24 September 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, This Sunday we will hear verses from Mark’s gospel that remind us of the need for all who profess the faith of Jesus Christ to be outward looking in the way they live out that faith on a day-by-day basis. Jesus speaks of accepting that those who…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 24 September 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 17 September 2021

Friday, 17 September 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, Over the years I have heard many people get very exercised about the language in which Church services are conducted. This is acknowledged in the authorised forms of worship that are now in use in the Church of England. The services of Matins and Evensong are included…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 17 September 2021