Category Archives: Anglican

Though parted now, by tempests tossed

Which part of the Eucharist do you appreciate the most? Michael, a University Chaplain asked this of a group of students many years ago. I was one of the students. Hannah, a fellow student, surprised me by saying that she … Continue reading

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5 things to do in this time of crisis

For several years the NHS has recommended the ‘five simple things’ as a way of maintaining good mental health. They were not derived from the Christian faith but certainly do not contradict it. For more information see NHS Based on … Continue reading

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Pray Vespers at 5pm with us!

While St Chrysostom’s is closed for public worship because of the Coronavirus we invite you to join us in Vespers, wherever you are. We’ve developed this lovely ‘Pray Vespers’ tradition at St Chrysostom’s over the years. We invite friends to … Continue reading

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Called to Trust

Imagine you are a well-educated, 22-year-old of high standing. Your societal needs and wants could be met without question. Now imagine the love you have for your child; still breastfeeding, this young human is dependent upon you and your connection. … Continue reading

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Postcard from Lahore

Seven curates and I visited the Diocese of Lahore in Pakistan in February.  A lovely reception in a marquee in the Bishop’s garden welcomed us and gave the opportunity to meet local pastors, whose churches we would be preaching at … Continue reading

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Many faiths with a shared responsibilty

Sikh, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu friends joined us for a special evening on the 1st Sunday in Lent. Beauty and Care of Creation is the theme of our Sunday evening Lent series and together we joined in a specially worded … Continue reading

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Incense-ibility and Pernicious Nonsense

200 years ago on 28th February 2020 the great illustrator Sir John Tenniel was born. His wonderful illustrations for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in Through the Looking Glass, and what Alice found there continue to be enjoyed by millions of people of … Continue reading

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