Posts Categorized: General

SEEK JUSTICE!

Desmond Tutu recalls when he was a young person, one day he was out walking  with his mother when a white man, an Anglican priest named Trevor Huddleston, tipped his hat to her, it was the first time he had ever seen a white man pay this respect to a black woman. The incident had… Read more »

“Liturgy of Strategic Interruption”

This morning Parker led us for the first time, bringing a poignancy and power in his analysis to what has been happening in his homeland, the US, in recent times and our response to that. His notes can be found below. 2020 has been a year of near-constant “interruption.” Our lives have been reoriented and… Read more »

Lockdown Pentecost

This morning we gathered by Zoom again and celebrated the Church’s birthday as never before! Missing being outdoors, we began taking a couple of minutes standing outside listening to the birdsong, soaking up the sunshine and feeling the breeze… Being in lockdown continues to help me see things from a different perspective and Pentecost has… Read more »

Bad News – Good News

Wednesday this week was day 12 of my “House Arrest” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While delighting  in my back garden I was inspired to write the following for our Wednesday evening “Zoom” meeting: Making the most of House Arrest. There are so many joys to be experienced watching wildlife and one of the greatest… Read more »

Bad news Good news

We had a special time meeting together today, not least in seeing old friends – Tessa and Richard – and seeing Jeremy and Sue since the death of his mum last week. Sharing together was very poignant and touching. Steve led today with the message ‘The church buildings may be empty – but so is… Read more »

Happy Easter

We met this morning using Zoom. We had music and pictures to inspire us as well as a step outside for a burst of bird song. Contributions included: Resurrected with wounds. After his resurrection, Jesus appears to be resurrected and yet wounded at the same time. This is the unexpected appearance of the Risen Jesus…. Read more »

Maundy Thursday via Zoom

So we are still meeting and being community and sharing bread and wine together via Zoom! I haven’t posted all we’ve done – but everything has blessed and uplifted us. The following is a meditation I wrote for Maundy Thursday: Maundy Thursday in lockdown 2020 – A meditation. That last week it had been like… Read more »