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From the vicarage March 2017 – post synod reaction

“You never listen to me.” “He never listens.” Have you ever used one of these phrases? Has someone ever spoken to you that way? These words slip out when I am angry or frustrated, but do I really mean what … Continue reading

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From the vicarage Jan 2015

From the vicarage January 2014. New Year’s Resolutions. Happy New Year! Have you made any New Year’s resolutions this year? If you have, have you checked to see if your resolution would appear in the top ten New year’s resolutions … Continue reading

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From the vicarage November 2014

From the vicarage According to some, the world is divided up into three types of people: Optimists, pessimists and realists. Someone else once wrote a letter: Dear Optimist, Pessimist and Realist, Whilst you were arguing about whether the glass of … Continue reading

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Scottish Independence. What’s it all about?

Scottish Independence. What’s it all about? I am a Scot living “south of the border” as folk in Scotland say. In 16 days from today, the people living in Scotland will decide whether or not to end a 307 year … Continue reading

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From the Vicarage July 2014

There are lots of fashionable or popular teachings of Jesus Christ in our culture and community. These are sayings which everyone agrees are good, even if we don’t manage to do them perfectly. Love your neighbour. Do unto others as … Continue reading

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From the vicarage June 2014

Psalm 2 begins with a question. Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One. This simple … Continue reading

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From the vicarage from before and after A Passion for Life

Here’s April and May’s copies of “From the Vicarage”.  The first was a plea for prayer for A Passion for Life and the second a review of how God answered those prayers. From the vicarage (April 2014) It’s here. A … Continue reading

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Spot the differnce? Vicarage changes

Just a bit of Friday fun.  Can you spot the difference between these two photos of the vicarage.  The first was taken in November 2008 and the second yesterday (27th Feb 2014).  The first correct answer, without prior knowledge of … Continue reading

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From the vicarage March 2014

From the Vicarage – March 2014 It’s not long until “A Passion for Life.” Our teams at church are beginning to prepare for all the events, publicity is being printed, people are praying, expectation is growing. So, as we approach … Continue reading

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From the vicarage – Feb 2014

It’s only 10 weeks until the national mission, A Passion for Life, which will be running all across the country, hosted by groups of local churches. For our part, Holy Trinity and the Calvary Church will unite in local mission. … Continue reading

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