Rector’s Letters

Christmas 2019

As many of you will know I spent half of October and November in South Africa, accompanying my daughter to write her final school exams. It’s been a wonderful time, not least as I have had time to catch up with people I have ministered to over the last 20 odd years, some of them have been very odd indeed. . . . View letter

November 2019

The saying goes, ‘Home is where the heart is’.

In a couple of days I am returning to the land of my birth and formation as a person, the place where I received my education and where I spent the vast majority of my working life, . . . . . View letter

October 2019

Dear friends

ADVERSITY – HOW DO WE HANDLE IT

We are surrounded by people suffering adversity, and you probably have suffered some kind of adversity yourself. I find being a vicar to be an interesting experience, for a lot of reasons which are irrelevant here, except for this, that we often connect with people who are suffering some kind of adversity. . . . View letter

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    • Church closed

      On the order of the government the church is now closed.  We continue to pray; you can join us on the Stroudwater site on Facebook where there is live daily prayer at 9am, 12 noon and 6pm.

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    • Changes due to CORONVIRUS

      24th March 2020 I’m sure you will have heard the prime minister address the nation.  The points we need to note as a church are no churches to be opened, no baptisms or weddings.  Funerals but with very limited family members (the crem are saying no one other than minister and funeral director).

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    • New Churchyard Regulations

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    • Discoveries!

      When pews in the North aisle of the church and the platform they were on were removed we were very surprised to discover 16th century tombs;

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    • This Sunday’s service May 31st, Pentecost

      This week we are doing something different and rather than having our service via Zoom we are going to take Bishop Rachel up on her offer sent earlier this week

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    • Coronavirus

      On the order of the government the church is now closed.  We continue to pray; you can join us on the Stroudwater site on Facebook where there is live daily prayer at 9am, 12 noon and 6pm. There is also a Sunday service at 10am Our continuing prayer is for your health.