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Vicar has Laryngitis – Sunday evening service cancelled

Here is a quick note to say that Anne, the Vicar, has gone down with throat infection and laryngitis and has completely lost her voice. She is taking antibiotics but has been advised it could be a week or two before she can speak. If you need to contact her, please use email!

The Sunday evening service has been cancelled as a consequence but many thanks to Rev’d Hillary Murphy for stepping into the breach for Sunday morning which will go ahead as normal.

Sermon for Christmas Day

Refugee Nativity A church in America, has, for the last 40 years had a nativity scene with real live animals. Last year, Stormy the cow escaped twice in one day and caused a considerable amount of chaos – and, some of the church members felt, was not treated very well! So this year the church…

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EMBRACE calls for action on Gaza.

EMBRACE, a Christian charity working in the Middle East, asks us to pray for Gaza and, if possible to write to our MPs and ask them to take action. Here is what EMBRACE is saying: ‘It is not possible to witness the horror of innocent protesters, including children, being shot, killed or maimed by trained…

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Sermon – Seventh Sunday of Easter

None of today’s readings are particularly easy to understand, perhaps especially the Gospel reading. First we have to give the passage some context.  Jesus’ prayer, that is our reading for today, comes between the Last Supper and his arrest at Gethsemane. It is part of his last ‘lesson’ to his disciples – like all last…

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Thy Kingdom Come – Sermon

Today is the last Sunday of Easter – this coming Thursday is Ascension Day and then we begin our yearly vigil for the coming of the Spirit. Please do come to the short evening service on Ascension Day. It’s an important day in the Christian Calendar – apparently, in law, working people and school children…

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