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10 years on

This weekend I celebrated 10 years of ordained ministry. If you’d like to know a little more about the journey that led me here you can listen to it here:

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Are you weary – a sermon for Trinity Sunday

Are you weary? In Isaiah 40, the profit brings us assurance that God is bigger, stronger and more glorious than all that assails us, and yet he offers his strength to us, small though we may feel. His strength is not for him alone but for us, encapsulated in our human weakness in the person […]

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Messy Church Returns and dates for the year

Messy Church Returns for 2017 This Sunday, 12th March, 4pm @ St Andrews. We’ll be looking at the story of the ‘Good Samaritan’ in craft, story and song before we share a simple Sunday afternoon meal of a Jacket Potato together. Come and join us! A chance to meet new people, enjoy making things with […]

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Choose Life

A Sermon by Chris Ramsey, 12th Feb 2017 Deut 30:15-20 , 1 Cor 3:1-9 , Matt 5:21-37 What did you choose this morning, did you choose life or did you choose death? I imagine, actually, that you probably didn’t think much about life and death at all – perhaps about whether to brave the cold outside or how long […]

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The times they are a changing – A thought for February

The times they are a changing As the present now, Will later be past, The order is rapidly fading, And the first one now will later be last Cause the times they are a-changing I’m not a particular fan of Bob Dylan, and bear with me here if you’re not either, but I have found […]

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Water into wine – saving the best till last

Sermon by Rowland Bareham, 29th January 2017 Bible reading: John 2:1-11 What a wonderful gospel reading.  Just imagine that you are at that wedding feast, two thousand years ago.  Just imagine that you are one of the wedding guests. You are mingling with the other wedding guests and you taste the wine.  You taste joy […]

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A Soduku Christmas

By Rowland Bareham for Carols by Candlelight 18th Dec 2016 I want to tell you a story, this evening, from a civil servant’s perspective. I do the Times Sudoku Puzzle and some of them can be very hard and I can look at a puzzle all day long, but on occasions I get a kind […]

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God With Us – A Sermon for the 4th Sunday of Advent

Preached by Rev’d Jennie Ridley on 18th Dec 2016 How good are you with book Openers?   “Mr and Mrs Dursley of number four Privet Drive were proud to say that they were perfectly normal thank you very much” (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 1997) Or this from 1970’s What can you say about […]

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Beginnings and Endings – a Sermon for Christ the King

In the Gospel reading today, we have Luke recording very simply that at Calvary, the place of The Skull, they crucified Jesus at Calvary with two criminals – one on his left and one on his right. The rest of the reading can be seen as being about a dialogue between Jesus and the two […]

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A Season of New Hope

A season of new hope It has been quite some time since I last wrote for Cornard News and the intervening time has not been easy. Many reading this will know why it hasn’t been easy and many of you will not have the foggiest notion, but I want to share part of my story […]

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1:00 pm FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’re showing some of the latest greatest family DVD releases this year on the First Sunday of every month @ St Andrews Church. Doors open at 3.30 pm and the film starts at 4.00. Admission[...]
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4:00 pm Messy Church
Messy Church
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Messy Church
Messy Church returns for 2017 – Crafts, story, song and food – for all the family See Facebook for more details or email messychurch@standrews-gc.org.uk
Nov
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2:00 pm FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’re showing some of the latest greatest family DVD releases this year on the First Sunday of every month @ St Andrews Church. Doors open at 3.30 pm and the film starts at 4.00. Admission[...]
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2:00 pm FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’re showing some of the latest greatest family DVD releases this year on the First Sunday of every month @ St Andrews Church. Doors open at 3.30 pm and the film starts at 4.00. Admission[...]
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4:00 pm Messy Church
Messy Church
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Messy Church
Messy Church returns for 2017 – Crafts, story, song and food – for all the family See Facebook for more details or email messychurch@standrews-gc.org.uk
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2:00 pm FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
FIRST SUNDAY FILM @ St Andrew's Church
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’re showing some of the latest greatest family DVD releases this year on the First Sunday of every month @ St Andrews Church. Doors open at 3.30 pm and the film starts at 4.00. Admission[...]