7 May 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 45: Refreshment

Dear friends, Firstly, thank you to Ingrid and Sheila for contributing their thoughts to this regular column over the last two weeks while I was away. I’m sure you will agree it is lovely to hear from someone different to me!...
9 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 44: A Happy Easter Indeed!

Dear friends, Happy Easter! Thank you for joining in with our Holy Week and Easter worship. Easter was particularly joyful, with all three services very well attended. Particular thanks go to those who organised our new Church...
1 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 43: Alleluia is our song

Dear friends, Apart from one brief window around Christmas time, communal singing in worship has been off limits throughout the pandemic, but finally there is some movement in the right direction! As well as being allowed to...
19 Mar 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 42: Praying for healing and hope

Dear Friends, A short note this week and a reminder of our Holy Week services. You will be very aware from the news of the murder of Sarah Everard last week and of the reactions to it in the media, in protests and in each of...
12 Mar 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 41: Darkness to Light

Dear Friends, The return to church on Sunday 21st March is around the corner and so is Holy Week and Easter! For the former, please can I ask you to refer to our guidance and risk assessment. Don't forget to...
6 Mar 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 40: Open to Change

Dear Friends, I’m very pleased to be able to let you know that we will be returning to public worship in the church building from Sunday 21st March. This will be for the 9.30am service only to begin with and we will follow the...
27 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 39: Roadmap

Dear Friends, Like me, you may be feeling more positive this week with the Prime Minister’s announcement of the ‘roadmap’ out of the present lockdown. It’s good to have some markers that we’re all aiming for, subject...
20 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 38: A Little Wilderness

Dear Friends, We are fast coming round to two anniversaries. One is the anniversary of the first National Lockdown, the other is the anniversary of the first of these weekly ramblings, thoughts and reflections from me. Thank you...
12 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 37: Lent

Dear Friends, This week I just want to use my letter to draw your attention to the services and resources that we're making available to you this Lent. All the details so far are in purple below.  Everyone is welcome to just...
7 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Keeping in Touch 36: Moments of Colour

Dear Friends, Last week was the RSPB ‘Big Garden Birdwatch’. Perhaps you joined in? The idea was to spend 1 hour between January 29th and 31st counting the number of birds in your garden. They had to land and to avoid double...