News from the Vicarage - September 2015
- Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00
I hope that you have had a good summer, though the weather has not been that brilliant. And I also hope that those who have had their GCSE & A Level exam results have got what they hoped for.
I am now preparing to go off to the Ecumenical Community of Taize in France, which I am very much looking forward to. Ann Harris and Rebecca Gilman are accompanying me and I hope it will be an amazing experience for all us all. Expect more Taize style prayer and music when I get back!
News from the Vicarage - July/August 2015
- Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 00:00
This issue of our Parish Magazine covers the months of July and August, the holiday season. And of course the origin of holiday is holy day, a time to put aside our daily work and spend time in prayer and worship, a sort of extended Sunday or Sabbath.
News from the Vicarage - June 2015
- Published on Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00
Mary, the Blessed Virgin, visits Elizabeth
Mary - the virgin mother of Jesus. For centuries the eastern and western churches have considered her pre-eminent among all the saints.
News from the Vicarage - May 2015
- Published on Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00
Christian Aid Week 10-16 May. The Churches in Ellesmere are taking part in the street collections again this year. This is a daunting task each year and your help and support is much appreciated.
News from the Vicarage - April 2015
- Published on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 00:00
I wrote a little while ago to everyone on our church Electoral Roll asking for help to overcome our financial difficulties of a shortfall in the costs of the church ministry and mission of £12,000 per annum. Most people have responded generously and we have a significant increase in our Stewardship.