Messages from the Team Vicar

  • January 2019
    Tuesday, 01 January 2019 13:28

    "Christian Unity in a Divided World"

    In recent years I’ve become increasingly aware of a shift in our national discourse, with a significant willingness to use the ‘us/them’ language of division around nationality, race .....

  • December 2018
    Tuesday, 20 November 2018 04:40

    "Neither Understood, Nor Overcome ..... "

    As I write the Christmas ads are picking up momentum, Christmas songs are getting played on the radio, and preparation for events, services and other Christmas stuff in Church and School is all underway.

  • November 2018
    Monday, 15 October 2018 14:40

    "100 Years and Still No Peace ..... "

    Over the last four years we have heard and told all kinds of stories which have helped us to engage with understanding the First World War. There have been powerful films and dramas such as War Horse.

  • October 2018
    Monday, 24 September 2018 03:55

    William Tyndale and Bible Sunday

    In the Church’s calendar October includes both the remembrance of William Tyndale (6th) and Bible Sunday (28th). For me Tyndale has always been something of a hero of the church.

  • September 2018
    Tuesday, 21 August 2018 10:20

    "Give thanks for a farmer ...."

    The other day I was at Brock Auctions watching some lamb and beef sales. For those for whom it is part of everyday life, it no doubt passed by without too much comment, but ....

  • August 2018
    Saturday, 21 July 2018 08:56

    "Walk in their shoes ...."walk a mile

    No doubt you’ve heard the expression, ‘Don’t judge someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes’. Tracing its history I discovered this is a Cherokee saying ....

  • July 2018
    Monday, 25 June 2018 10:00

    Gods will"God's will for me ...."

    The moment when we acknowledge the presence and reality of God – that he is the creator and we are his beloved creation – we open up a whole new set of questions ....