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On this page you’ll find blogs on  prayer and friends from our the latest edition of “Connections “,MARCH APRIL 2019 our Benefice magazine.

 

Masculine and feminine images of God

After reading an article that we should avoid only calling God a ‘he’, discovering that the Church of Sweden already have stopped calling God ‘he’ and reminiscing on a pilgrimage we took with our old church to Whitby on the theme of St. Hilda in March, I recently...

The Lord is here – a harvest reflection

Autumn is the only season that the Church marks with a festival directly related to a particular time of the year. Of course we relate Christmas with winter and Easter with spring; but these are cultural associations not directly connected with the focus of the feast....

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...

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