Letter from the Vicar & Parish Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest sisters and brothers, Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! As the risen Jesus says to Mary: Do not be afraid. Over the coming weeks we will hear how the disciples react to the risen Jesus. But now, it is how you react to the presence of the … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Parish Notices

Dearest brothers and sisters, Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! All the teaching and healings, all the interactions and questions about who Jesus is, what he will do, who it is all for, have all led to this moment. The moment Jesus is seated on the donkey is the … [Read more…]

Letter form the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. Of our five senses, our sense of smell is the most underrated. Yet it is one that when we lose it, we really notice. Think about winter when you have a cold. You can’t smell anything, and … [Read more…]

Letter From the Vicar & Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, Mothering Sunday, what are its origins in the Church? From The Church of England Each year on the fourth Sunday in Lent, countries around the world celebrate Mothering Sunday. This typically involves lavishing Mums with gifts and attention and celebrating the women who have nurtured us throughout … [Read more…]

Letter From the Vicar and Parish Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, From The Spiritual Life in Wartime by Evelyn Underhill. There are, I think, three great characters of the spiritual life which, in a war-swept world, the Christian needs to keep in constant remembrance, seeking by all means in his power to maintain and spread them; and three … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, Jesus…was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. Being removed from all you know, from all the people you would talk to, and all the activities that you would normally do. It is a removal from all … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Parish Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. Of course, easier said than done. There are always going to be people we don’t get on with. There are people that we just don’t click … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, When we hear the Blessings and Woes from Luke’s Gospel, we are shown what God values and what the world values. It strikes me these are polar opposites. Blessed are you who are poor, hungry, weeping, who are hated for following Christ. These are not things the … [Read more…]

Letter From the Vicar

From the Vicar… My dearest brothers and sisters, Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching people. When Jesus says this to Simon Peter, he really is saying that a new way is coming. Jesus has already shown how the new way will be by his miraculous revealing of many fish within … [Read more…]

Parish Notices

Parish Notices Children and Youth Ministry: volunteers wanted, also suggestions and input welcome. Please email boyd.bridie@gmail.com if you are able to help Tuesday or Thursday afternoons, or to supervise the children’s area on Sunday mornings. Parish Trust meets on Wednesday, 5:15 pm in the parish lounge. Angelology Group meets Thursdays, 10:30 am in the Lady … [Read more…]