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Letter from Palestine

Sue Parfitt is a member of our community.  She recently spent 3 months in Palestine.  This is one of her letters. The Palestinian Museum of Natural History in Bethlehem, where I am spending a month, somewhat belies its name.  It is indeed that but so much more than...

Living the Resurrection

Ginny, our associate priest, found this inspiring extract from Richard Rohr.  She writes "It’s just too much to grasp what resurrection actually means. Richard Rohr just encapsulates how it can change how we can live now, grounded in hope."

An exploratory sort of faith

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” The books of C.S.Lewis, from whose writings this quote come, were a large influence on me coming to faith as a young adult.  Beyond...

Into the quiet

The first thing to say about my faith journey is that the longer I travel, the more I realise just how much further I have to go, but to simply trust in God’s enduring love, timescale and pace. I was brought up in the Christian faith, my Roman Catholic Dad taking my...

New Arrivings

On June 19th 2016, when you so kindly gave me a beautiful bunch of flowers as I left Cotham to go to Oxford, I remember saying to you “I shall probably be back!”  In fact, I did not altogether mean it.   I had truly expected that I would be staying in Oxford, living...

What does it mean that “Jesus is the light of the world”?

Our Junior Church discussed this in December 2017.  What they came up with (along with a stunning piece of drama which we can’t record on this blog) is beautiful.  They reckon that Jesus is the light of the world means that: Jesus cares about everyone. He...

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