Monthly Archives: October 2020

Bible Sunday: 5 Virtues to help with reading the bible

Our two readings this morning contrast quite strongly in tone. They could be more different, given some of the passages in the bible, but still they vary enough. The first  (Colossians 3:12-17) encourages five virtues: ‘compassion, kindness, humility, meekness and … Continue reading


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Prayer after Communion – During Covid Pandemic

I have been conscious that at Communion we are not all able to share in the cup due to the Covid restrictions – not able to receive the wine. It is only the president who does this ‘on behalf of … Continue reading

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St Luke the Evangelist – Story-teller for all God-lovers

Today we commemorate St Luke, writer of two books in the New Testament: the gospel that bears his name and the Acts of the Apostles. There are moments in Acts when it sounds like he is present because the language … Continue reading

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Cultural change to prevent abuse – thoughts on IICSA

The publication of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) report last week brought no surprises. Much of it had been reported last year by Hattie Williams in this paper and released in the interim report, but in the … Continue reading

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