Quiet Word May 2019

The period between Easter and Pentecost is an opportune time for us, as a church and as individuals, to reflect on living in the light of the miracle of Easter. Jesus met with his disciples in different places and times with a number of aims. Some took more than a...

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Quiet Word April 2019

Many years ago, one Easter Day afternoon, I was baptised along with five others. I had become a Christian on the previous Remembrance Sunday. In baptism I was entrusting my life to the Jesus who had shown me on that first Easter, just how much he loved me and how,...

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A Quiet Word – March 2019

At the end of March – by the way, welcome to March! – we are planning to celebrate the national 20th anniversary of Open the Book. We continue to go as a team once a fortnight into Whitehouse Primary School. There we share Bible stories from both Old and New...

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Quiet Word – February 2019

One of the things we notice this time of the year is daylight lengthening – it does it roughly at 15 minutes a week. Many of us are aware of how quickly life’s circumstances can change. Maybe it’s an age thing, but nothing seems to stay the same for very...

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Quiet Word – January 2019

Happy New Year! Well, here we are standing at the dawn of a New Year. What it holds is anybody’s guess. Certainly this is true around the whole issue of Brexit and a new relationship with the European Union. Changes are of course possible in the life of our church...

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December 2018

One of the secrets of Christmas is ‘being prepared’. Christmas never seems just to happen; plans and preparations are essential for the Christmas event to run smoothly. If this isn’t true of you and your family in its journey to readiness for the Big Day, it certainly was for heaven...

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November 2018

Remember, remember the 5th November or so the nursery rhyme, the Gunpower plot begins. November is now upon us. The clocks have gone back and it is getting darker earlier and the loud whizzes and bangs and colourful flashes of rockets and fireworks will soon begin to light up the...

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October 2018

I bumped into Jeremiah the other day. He was in the Open the Book ‘Christian Values’ book. The aim of Open the Book is ‘bringing the Bible to life for every child in every primary school.’ Thank you for your prayers for the church’s on-going ministry to children in the...

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A Quiet Word – September 2018

I heard the other day that harvest will be earlier this year because of the unusual weather we have been experiencing. Indeed much of the corn harvest has happened. Let’s hope it all slows down as we have booked our Harvest for September 30th – I suppose we could sing...

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