From the Vicarage: March 2022

As we come into March, we find ourselves once again in the season of Lent. Focused as it is on introspection, self-examination, penitence, self-denial, study, and a preparation for Holy week, Lent remains the time in the Christian calendar that is perhaps the least...

From the Vicarage: February 2022

As we move into February, so we move into yet another phase of dealing with Covid. Over the last two years we have had a variety of instructions and guidelines from the government and from the Church of England. It has been my responsibility, in discussion with the...

Christmas 2021

CHRISTMAS GIFTS We are once more collecting Christmas gifts for three local organisations: The Roberts Centre: toys and toiletries for young families (unwrapped).All Saints Hostel: toiletries and clothes (e.g. socks, hats, gloves) (unwrapped) for young people (aged...

From the Vicarage: December 2021

Advent, it seems to me, can often be time of huge contrast. In many ways it seems to be a time in which life steps up a gear, that the drive towards Christmas really gets going with gusto! It’s busy, it’s demanding, there seems like a thousand things to do and not...

From the Vicarage: November 2021

During November we travel through the period between All Saints Day and Advent, sometimes known as ‘Kingdom Season’. On these Sundays before Advent Sunday we are encouraged to celebrate and reflect on the reign of Christ in earth and in heaven. This culminates on the...

The Big Quiz Night for Tearfund

Saturday 20th November 2021 7.00pm We will once again be running the Tearfund big quiz night and would love as many of you as possible to join in. This year we had thought that it would be good to have it live in Christ Church church building, but, after discussions...