Thought for the Month May 2105

by Jean Hibbert VOTES FOR WOMEN!!! We’ve heard it all before!  Swingometers – a hung parliament – the MORI poll -unpredictable outcome – tightest election for decades – roll on 8th May and it will all be over!  But just before you decide you can’t be bothered or feel your vote doesn’t matter think on […]

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Thought for the Month April 2105

By kay Holt The Impact of Loneliness and Isolation I often wonder what it would be like without companionship, without the love of others and their joy in sharing in our joy and their empathy when sharing in our sadness. We all love to share our special moments and feel so much better when we […]

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CLERGY LETTER – EASTER 2015

Dear Friends, The Church of England has for years been wrestling with the ‘steady decline’ in people attending public worship and there can be little argument as the facts speak for themselves.  Our Archbishops have challenged the General Synod, the Diocese, and the Church at large to redress the general decline and do some radical […]

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  So, Roger our greatly loved Vicar has now finally retired after a splendid service and send-off on the 15th of February.  We wish him and Mary well in the next stage of their journey in life. Nobody likes change.  I research and write a lot about it in our history and in today’s rapidly […]

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Thought for the Month: March 2015

by Bob Chapman It seems to me that I have always been a bit of an armchair bellringer.  This can be traced back to my school days when some of my pals took up ‘The Exercise’, and over 50 years later, they are still at it.  I however, never quite got the hang of it. […]

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Thought for the Month February 2015

By Barbara Worsley A few years ago, I embroidered a sampler which now hangs in my house and I pass it many times every day.  It is, as samplers often are, a formal depiction of something akin to a scene from an Elizabethan knot garden or a mediaeval Book of Hours, with miniature flora and fauna […]

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