Thirty Years

Alison and I were very grateful for the cards, gifts and greetings we received last week. Thank you so much. Thirty years is a long time – especially as we thought in 1990 that we were only going to be… Read more

The Church Under Pressure

Brian originally had the idea of praying through the Open Doors list of the 50 counties where it is most dangerous to be a Christian. He writes: “I would like get in touch with church members who are interested in… Read more

Bishops’ Uganda Appeal

Many thanks for the generous responses to the Uganda appeal. Bishop Viv and Bishop Lee are strongly encouraging the members of our diocese to reach out with financial support to the Ugandan clergy who have had almost no income for… Read more

Remember Climate Change?

The MLT is due to meet again on Monday, 22nd November. One year ago, our Diocesan Synod committed itself to a carbon free diocese by 2030. That was the easy bit. The hard part is getting there. Clare Fussell, who… Read more

Carols by Candle-light.

We are still looking at the many technical challenges posed by streaming. Whatever happens our Carol Service, Crib Service at St Francis, and Christingle Celebration will all be online this year. You might like to fill your living room with… Read more


…Zoom turned out to be a great way of doing Alpha. Ali Wiltshire and Raymond helped lead a course in the summer. Raymond will be saying a bit more about our plans during the sermon.

Remembrance Sunday - Thanks

We want to send our thanks to Alison for the photographs of church family members which appeared in our online service last week. From the many positive responses we have had, it was worth the effort. Please read and reply… Read more

Appearances Can Be Deceptive

The American media giant CNN reported that Britain was “ecstatic about the result of the American election. Biden-Fever is sweeping the nation” it reported, “with fireworks set off all over the UK on November 5th.”