Category Archives: Anglican

Walsingham – joyful, spiritual, inclusive and fun!

We had a fantastic pilgrimage to Walsingham this year – probably our largest numerically, very inclusive and very varied – and very joyful, spiritual and fun! It is always a delight to meet up with our friends from St Peter’s, … Continue reading

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The Church Guide for Tourists 1931

Fr Blagdon-Gamlen’s Church Travellers’ Directory featured on our church blog several years ago, and it’s still regularly consulted on the blog. In the directory the good father listed “The Names of Anglican Churches in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, where may be … Continue reading

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Worship #MoreThanSunday

Why Worship? – Our Diocese’s interesting #MoreThanSunday  initiative – encourages exploration and growth in faith. The Diocesan website comments “We hope that #MoreThanSunday will not only deepen our faith and increase our engagement with our communities, but also connect us … Continue reading

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#soapbox Please revise the Church’s Agenda!

A prison contacted me recently about a prisoner whom I know. He is in utter despair and they fear he will take his life. Could I please visit, I was asked. In the grounds of church two homeless people have … Continue reading

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News of former parish assistants

Fr Chris has been in touch with some of our former parish assistants, and shares the news: Fr John Russell John writes: “I’m having a great curacy in Chelsea. A few months ago, Country Life said St Luke’s was ‘the … Continue reading

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#soapbox Work to stop human trafficking

Human trafficking is the perfect business: stealing another’s economic capacity by violence. Human trafficking is slavery, and it is at its worst levels ever in our world today. Last month, the largest-ever modern slavery ring in the UK was uncovered. … Continue reading

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#soapbox Alcohol

On 16 August 1819, at St Peter’s Field, Manchester a peaceful rally of 60,000 pro-democracy reformers, men, women and children, was attacked by armed cavalry resulting in 15 deaths and over 600 injuries. This is commonly called Peterloo and it is an … Continue reading

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