Foodbank donations

Thank you to all who continue to support our local Foodbank. The need is still growing, as is the response from our community. So far in lockdown, the St George’s collection point has provided 614kg of food donations,… Read More

VE Day – 75th Anniversary of the end of the war in Europe

Sadly our churches cannot gather this day to remember VE Day. It is a poignant reminder of a country – indeed a whole continent and world – that was weary and exhausted from a time of prolonged disruption… Read More

Christian Aid Week 2020

10-16th May 2020 No doubt we are all very aware that we will not be collecting this year in Christian Aid Week and that this will mean a huge drop in income.  I think you will know that… Read More

Lost and Found

There are some familiar stories that Jesus told about losing something and then finding them. There is the shepherd with a hundred sheep who leaves the ninety nine to go and find the one that is lost, or… Read More

Musings for May

Written On the 1st of May “So here hath been dawning another blue day, think wilt thou let it slip useless away” These two lines, which form the beginning of a hymn that was a favourite of my… Read More

Forty years, Not Forty Days

Posted recently on this website is a piece entitled, What Sort of 40 Days? written by Rev. Rita Ball. Rita begins by talking about the number 40 and how she was told as a child it might not… Read More

What Sort of 40 Days?

Many years ago I was told by a well-meaning Sunday school teacher that “forty days” in the Bible did not actually mean a count of forty days but just “a long time” and although I am not convinced… Read More

The Tale of 30 Steps

This is a tale of thirty steps, the thirty steps between the shed at the bottom of our garden and the water butt on the front corner of the house. Self- isolation in the house and garden means… Read More