Category Archives: Minister’s Letter
We made it! We’ve managed a whole year together! It’s been a wonderful year with so many highs – and a few lows, as we lost some key members in both of our churches, and indeed, across the Circuit. However, … Continue reading
Dear Friends, “God bless those who suffer from the common cold. Nature has entered into them; Has led them aside and gently lain them low To contemplate life from the wayside; To consider human frailty; To receive the deep and … Continue reading
Dear friends, Lights are reappearing outside our houses. It feels as if the inhabitants of the houses, although snug inside, are expressing their desire to reach out, shining into the darkness to light our way and remind us that although … Continue reading
Dear Friends, “It’s very irritating when they talk, but don’t do”. Yes, your majesty, I entirely agree! The Queen was speaking informally about COP26, and she’s right, it is time for everyone to take action to remedy the effects of … Continue reading
Dear Friends, Ah the season of “mists and mellow fruitfulness” has returned (Ode to Autumn John Keats). Autumn is my favourite time of year, with lingering warmth and coolness that is just enough for me to find my socks again. … Continue reading
April 2021 Dear Friends, This is the longest time I have ever spent without participating in Holy Communion since the day I held my hands up at the communion rail. The minister gave me the bread, but the local preacher … Continue reading
As the summer draws to an end, we are trying to make plans for the autumn and even for Christmas.