Archives December 31, 2009

Sermon: Epiphany

Text: Matthew 2:1-12 It’s not easy being a man these days… we take quite a bit of stick. I read recently that if the wise men had been women, things would have been different and much better. Firstly, if the wise men had been women, they would not have arrived many months after Jesus’ birth […]

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Rest Eternal…

Of your charity, please pray for the soul of Freda Cradduck a faithful member of our congregation who was gathered into God this morning, aged 95. Rest eternal, grant unto her, O Lord and let light perpetual shine upon her May she rest in peace and rise again in Glory

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From the Observer…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/dec/20/anglican-church-rowan-williams A brilliant letter published last Sunday in the Observer newspaper, which speaks volumes. My interjections in red Dear Archbishop Rowan, Even though I’m not sending Christmas cards this year – ran out of time – you are not going to escape my seasonal circular letter. It is filled not with the record of my […]

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Christmas Card 2009

Supporting Christian Aid’s PresentAid means almost no paper and postage will be wasted this year. You you are a close friend or parishoner, you will know what we’ve been up to; if you are more distant then why havn’t we spoken this year? In which case, these images and silly self-deprecating jokes will have to […]

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My Desert Island Discs

For the book I found I had to declare my 10 Desert Island Discs, really quickly. This is a really quick off the top of my head list, so no long introspection. Here goes: State of Independence – Donna Summer Atmosphere – Joy Division Age of Consent – New Order Life’s What You Make It […]

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