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Letter to parishioners, 7 May 2021

Friday, 7 May 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, This week’s gospel reminds us of Jesus’ call to keep God’s commandments and to abide in God’s love. At the same time our reading from the Acts of the Apostles presents us with Peter asking how anyone who has received the Holy Spirit can be denied the…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 7 May 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 30 April 2021

Friday, 30 April 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, Over the course of the last few months I have received many emails and telephone calls which have asked the same question: When will we be open for public worship again? When I have responded that there have been services at least twice a week since the…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 30 April 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 23 April 2021

Friday, 23 April 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, Over the last week I have been involved in a series of meetings where the same question has been asked: How do we sense that people are coping with the Covid restrictions, over a year since the first lockdown began? That was followed by the theme of…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 23 April 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 16 April 2021

What can we learn from this week, where our thoughts have been divided between the country’s significant move along the government’s timeline of emergence from the coronavirus restrictions and the nation’s mourning following the death of HRH the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh? Read on…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 16 April 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 9 April 2021

“Last week was a time of great celebration in our Benefice. Five of our six churches were able to celebrate the great festival of Easter with a service of Holy Communion within the communities they have served for hundreds of years…”Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 9 April 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 2 April 2021

Good Friday, 2 April 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, As I write we are coming towards the end of our journey through Holy Week.  This year we have been joined in our worship by the Bishop of Grantham. We have celebrated the institution of Holy Communion and the giving of the new commandment of open…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 2 April 2021