Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

LGBT+ people and human rights

LGBT+ issues and human rights was the topic of an inspiring gathering at Church recently. Fr Chris and Prossy Kakooza lead the discussion. Fr Chris opened with an interesting whistle stop tour of the legal position of LGBT + people … Continue reading

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Meocou at St C’s

          C’hazh Chester, Cat Clarach, Kayt-Cheshire, Gath a Bow Chester, Gath Sir Gaer. All are names, in other languages of that well known character from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,  The Cheshire Cat. (Does any linguist recognise the … Continue reading

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See the treasures of the Church

One of the most celebrated saints in the history of the Church, St Laurence is honoured on August 10th. His day is, unusually, given a high rank – Feast rather than Memorial – in the Roman Catholic Western calendar. The … Continue reading

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Transfigured on Tabor

Mount Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration was the second in our series of Hills of the Bible. Here is a summary of Canon Alma’s sermon at Sunday Mass: Jesus has gone to pray on the mountain, taking with him … Continue reading

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Be a kingdom builder

We welcomed Nick Campbell, recently made a Reader in our diocese, to speak at our monthly Open Table service recently. Thank you to Nick for speaking, and for this summary of the talk: The Kingdom of God isn’t easy to … Continue reading

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Our own Ararat

Genesis 8.4.   ‘In the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark rested upon the mountains of Ararat’. Several years ago a friend and I visited Armenia and went to the foothills of Mt Ararat. It is … Continue reading

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Creating a Herb Garden

Coriander, Lavender, Sorrel, Chives, Mint, Rosemary… all chosen for our new herb garden at Church. Year 6 children of both St Chrysostom’s and St John’s Schools joined together on a great community and church project at the end of their … Continue reading

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