Praying and prayers

I’m only an amateur, all I hope to do is to stimulate discussion and sharing. Tom Wright—The Lord and his Prayer p4 Prayer is of course a mystery. Many Christians, including many clergy, have come to accept that they don’t find prayer easy, that they don’t really understand what it does or can do. Many…

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Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine was a priest, providing ministry to persecuted Christians in the 3rd century, martyred for his faith… for love. He is remembered by Christian churches on 14th February. The Victorians took over Valentine’s Day with hearts and flowers encouraging people to spend money to show their love. During the pandemic many people have spent…

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Food Parcels

In January we put a post out offering to help any families that usually receive free school meals and felt they were struggling with food for the children during lockdown. We had a good response and we engaged with these parents and offered our help. Kellie delivered these families some much appreciated food parcels along…

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Gardeners Corner

I don’t have much to write this month. I found a plant in the garden already growing vigorously, well budded and with some blooms, in the freezing weather in January. I know we bought it at East Ruston Gardens last summer, but the label has come off! Not much help to anyone wanting early season…

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Happiness Group

With schools still closed, many young people are still continuing to learn from home and are missing many of their usual pastimes and friends. Technology is a mixed blessing – a great way to keep connected but hours of looking at a screen brings its own challenges. The Happiness group continue to meet online. Time…

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Our New Lighting Scheme Update

Work on our new lighting scheme is progressing well with half of the planned 136 fittings now in place. It’s looking so much nicer and brighter already and we’ve taken the opportunity to clean the Triforium and remove all redundant fittings and electrics. The Nave ceiling is now illuminated so we can see the Angels…

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