Monthly Archives: May 2012

Let us make the best of things – let us progress (towards women in the episcopate)

Tomorrow the executive of WATCH (Women and the Church) meet to decide on what their official response will be to the amended measures regarding the legislation on women bishops.  Last year as I journeyed through discernment and selection for training … Continue reading

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DARE to carry the flame of the Holy Spirit – John 15:26-27 16:4-15 and Acts 2:1-13

Here is the DARE that I gave the people of All Saints, Minstead on Pentecost Sunday. More information about the service, the liturgy and the local pub are in my previous post here. You will note that I make reference … Continue reading

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Service for the Celebration of Pentecost

On Pentecost Sunday I had the privilege of leading and preaching at the church of All Saints, Minstead (at the invitation of the incumbent Revd Dr James Bruce). This was the church in which I was baptised, confirmed and married. … Continue reading

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Where Buzzards Call – God’s own Cathedral

There is a field where I like to walk the dog, to breath deeply of the fresh air, to watch butterflies and look across the edge of town to the hill beyond, and to listen to the buzzards calling. They … Continue reading

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When we are in the place that Jesus is – Psalm 51:10-17 and John 11:32-7

This week we started a short sermon series at St. Peter’s Yateley on the values of ‘being church’, the first of which focused on being ‘Broken Hearted’. It came at what is a time of hugely mixed emotions among our … Continue reading

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