Tag Archives: vestments

Silk and batik clergy shirts – from bridal designers Nortier Shallow

I don’t profess to be in the slightest bit stylish, being happiest when comfortable, and am no model, so apologies for the grim photos (courtesy of my husband). I work in a variety of environments which tend to the cold … Continue reading

Posted in life, uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More stoles and stories: red Ordination stole – and purple too!

Some while back I took delivery of what I thought would be my ordination (white – Christmas/Easter/Weddings) stole and the green (‘ordinary time’) stole, and now my stole maker has completed the red (Pentecost and Saints Days) and Purple (Advent … Continue reading

Posted in life, ministry, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stones into bread #givingitup 10th March #Lent2014 Matthew 4v1-4

If anyone tells you that the Church of England, or the Diocese of Winchester in particular, don’t do change… DON’T believe them! Today was Deacon’s Day in the Diocese of Winchester, and despite what I’d been led to expect it … Continue reading

Posted in curacy, ministry, ordination training, theology - how God fits in | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

My stoles and stories: Ordination and Ordinary

On Tuesday I collected a cardboard box that had been delivered to reception and took it to my room at college. There I tentatively unwrapped what will be my ordination (ivory/white) stole, and the green stole I might where when … Continue reading

Posted in life, ordination training, theology - how God fits in, wildlife | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Resurrect and recycle – can a wedding dress be reborn?

Yesterday we finally attacked a task of such┬ámonstrous┬ádomestic terror that it has been put off for at least three years. We sorted through our roof space. (Well most of it!) Among the old lecture notes, text books, guitar magazines, rolled … Continue reading

Posted in life, ordination training | Tagged , , | 8 Comments