Category Archives: Minister’s Letter

Minister’s letter – December

Dear friends, Lights are reappearing outside our houses. It feels as if the inhabitants of the houses, although snug inside, are expressing their desire to reach out, shining into the darkness to light our way and remind us that although … Continue reading

Minister’s letter – November: Climate Justice For All

Dear Friends, “It’s very irritating when they talk, but don’t do”. Yes, your majesty, I entirely agree! The Queen was speaking informally about COP26, and she’s right, it is time for everyone to take action to remedy the effects of … Continue reading

October 2021 – Minister’s letter

Dear Friends, Ah the season of “mists and mellow fruitfulness” has returned (Ode to Autumn John Keats). Autumn is my favourite time of year, with lingering warmth and coolness that is just enough for me to find my socks again. … Continue reading

April 2021 – Minister’s Letter

April 2021 Dear Friends, This is the longest time I have ever spent without participating in Holy Communion since the day I held my hands up at the communion rail. The minister gave me the bread, but the local preacher … Continue reading

I hold, and I am held

As the summer draws to an end, we are trying to make plans for the autumn and even for Christmas.

Minister’s letter for December

“O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie!….The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight” How many times will you sing this carol in the Advent and Christmas season? The last line … Continue reading