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Turnout or Teamwork? Vicar’s Letter – June 2017

Richard writes... [download in pdf format] Turnout or Teamwork? Church life isn’t “politics” (I hear you cheer!), but perhaps  an interest in “turnout” is one thing we have in common? Politicians talk about “getting out the vote” on election day, as we’re urged to “turn out” and do our civic [...]

By |2019-07-09T20:57:45+00:00June 14th, 2017|News, Newsletters|Comments Off on Turnout or Teamwork? Vicar’s Letter – June 2017

Lent Challenge Week 5 – Earth Hour

"Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light. ...and God separated the light from the darkness." "The light shines in the darkness and the darkness does not overcome it." I love that God created light - and Thomas Edison too. Walking up Kilimanjaro in the very early [...]

By |2019-07-09T20:57:48+00:00March 12th, 2016|Newsletters, Soul Living|Comments Off on Lent Challenge Week 5 – Earth Hour

Lent Challenge (Wk 4) – Enjoy!

Did you know that ‘Eden’ means ‘pleasure’? We are supposed to experience the natural world as the ultimate playground. When we enjoy and savour it, we fulfil its purpose, we lift it into meaning. But this is best done with dirty hands, with the sweet, musty smell of turned soil [...]

By |2019-07-09T20:57:49+00:00March 3rd, 2016|Newsletters, Soul Living|Comments Off on Lent Challenge (Wk 4) – Enjoy!

Lent Challenge (Wk 3) – Share Something!

Jesus said: "Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires [...]

By |2019-07-09T20:57:49+00:00February 25th, 2016|Newsletters, Soul Living|Comments Off on Lent Challenge (Wk 3) – Share Something!

Lent Challenge (Wk 2) – Go Outside Barefoot!

Part of the mess of our world is our dis-location from the land beneath our feet, especially in urban ‘western' culture. We've lost our sense of dependence on- responsibility for- and delight in- the earth. Tomatoes grow on shelves, and will always be there, wrapped safely in cellophane. Our journeys [...]

By |2016-04-19T18:29:08+00:00February 18th, 2016|Newsletters, Soul Living|Comments Off on Lent Challenge (Wk 2) – Go Outside Barefoot!