Monthly Archives: August 2010

A watery confession

Earlier in the summer I helped with the first two of our Summer Sunday services, which brought our 3 largest congregations together at the reasonable hour of 10am, and enabled us to minister in a unified way through all the … Continue reading

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Who is our brother?

You may be aware that I recently had the sad privilege of taking part in the Thanksgiving Service for┬áMarine Adam Brown. In the days that have followed I have tried to reflect on the experience, including on what at the … Continue reading

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A Sad Privilege – Thanksgiving for a Royal Marine

Yesterday, I had the sad privilege of taking part in the funeral of Marine Adam Brown, at St. Peter’s, Yateley. The death of a young person is always difficult to come to terms with. For family and friends it is … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue – heavenly scenes and scents in Hitchin

There was a brief interlude in the steep learning curve that is lay ministry in an interregnum (sorry, vacancy) last weekend, as we travelled north up the A1M for a wedding in Lincolnshire. A truly excellent and relaxed occasion it … Continue reading

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How to say thank you Mothers’ Union style

Today many of my Mothers’ Union colleagues, including my husband, spent the day at RAF Odiham saying thank you to RAF personnel and their families for the commitment and sacrifice they make in serving in our armed forces. Due to … Continue reading

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A prayer with values for a vacancy

Today CPAS have featured my posts about St. Peter’s search for a set of foundational values in their August e-bulletin. It is therefore appropriate that yesterday as St. Peter’s shared its first draft Parish Profile among all its congregations for … Continue reading

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