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News from the Vicarage - December 2013

Dear Friends,

Advent is a season of expectation and preparation, as the Church prepares to celebrate the coming (adventus) of Christ in his incarnation, and also looks ahead to his final advent as judge at the end of time. The readings and liturgies not only direct us towards Christ's birth, they also challenge the modern reluctance to confront the theme of divine judgement: 'Every eye shall now behold him robed in dreadful majesty.'(Charles Wesley)

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News from the Vicarage - November 2013

Dear Friends,

The heating is now on. The weather is cold and wet. The hour has changed. What a huge contrast from the summer. I always feel a bit down at this time of year. I look forward to Christmas but it is still some time off. November has a sort of melancholy feel about it. It has recently been known in the Church as the Kingdom Season.

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News from the Vicarage - October 2013

Dear Friends,

At last the repairs to the North Transept roof are finished and the scaffolding is down. Also the drain-pipes have been renewed, and the east window to S. John's Room has been restored (do have a look!)

Read more: News from the Vicarage - October 2013

News from the Vicarage - September 2013

Dear Friends,

Well the summer holidays are coming to an end and I hope that you have had a good holiday and are now renewed and refreshed.

Read more: News from the Vicarage - September 2013

News from the Vicarage - June 2013

Dear Friends,

I don't know about you, but I seem to have been cold all this year. The weather has been most unseasonal with deep snow on Palm Sunday and my heating has still been on occasionally, even after Easter. Now we are in the Trinity season, having somehow missed spring, we are heading for summer.

Read more: News from the Vicarage - June 2013