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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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Stand in the light – 31 October @ 6.00 (for drinks)

Are you looking for an alternative to Halloween on 31st October? Then come along for a Celebration of “The Light” at Cornard Christian Fellowship, The hall, Broom Street at 6.00 (for drinks) with the celebration starting at 6.45. All FREE

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Youth work project

“Point your children in the right direction — when they’re old they won’t be lost.” Proverbs 22:6 Every now and then an opportunity arises which catches the imagination and brings encouragement for the future. Some of my readers might have heard of a youth work project running in Hadleigh called The Porch Project. Just over […]

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Summer Fun at St Andrews

A summer of Fun from St Andrew’s Church Messy Church Goes Swimming Friday Morning fun O’ Mamma Mia ******************************************************** Messy Church goes Swimming Come and join us on Saturday 18th July for a free swim! We’re meeting up at 4pm on Kings Meadow (Behind the Kingfisher) for a bring your own picnic before heading into […]

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Church Calendar 2015 out now

Get it here: Church Calendar 2015 single side

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Christmas events at St Andrews

Christmas is coming! It’s nearly that time of year again, when we sing the carols, retell the story and celebrate the coming of Christ into our darkened world. We’ve got all sorts of things happening this December – Messy Church, First Friday Film, Carols, Nativity services and of course midnight Mass. For full details,check the attachment or […]

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Silent Night

Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon Virgin Mother and Child Holy Infant so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace Sleep in heavenly peace. In the midst of mud and bloodshed, of the western front, a hush fell in many places as an unofficial truce established between the German […]

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Rev’d Chris Ramsey
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Church Road,
Great Cornard,
CO10 0EL


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