Minister’s Thoughts

October 17, 2020

We have all struggled with lockdown, face coverings, sanitisers and so on, first waves and now second waves. This new world we are living is very strange and unfamiliar. Yet, as adaptable creatures we are making the best of it and making quite a few changes to the way we live, even if sometimes,hes […]

October 10, 2020

Bullying and discord are two recognisable features of our world. With social media and political discourse emphasising disagreement and the championing of the self over everything else, many ordinary people are feeling bullied and distressed. The second wave of the pandemic, much predicted, adds fe […]

October 3, 2020

When Jesus held a party, it was a very special event. He didn’t invite all the important people in the community but those who were unseen, dismissed. They were the new ‘special’. They were the people who never normally get invited to anyfeast […]

September 26, 2020

People are often asked if they could choose anyone – dead or alive – to invite to a dinner party, who would they like. Occasionally people suggest Jesus would be a good choice. I think they underestimate how uncomfortable he’d make them feel. To my mind, he’d be a bit of a nightmare.

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September 19, 2020

At this time of the year, Harvest preparations would normally be well in hand; but, this year life is very different. With the possible reintroduction of a lockdown, churches are nervous about what it might mean for them in the coming weeks. One thing is for sure, gathering produce from the garden, […]

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