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Hesed

Reciting Morning Prayer over the last three years has rekindled a memory of a single Hebrew word – hesed (חֶסֶד). I have to confess, that after several weeks being taught Hebrew, the only the other word I remembered is Sus … Continue reading

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And for all this, nature is never spent;

The above line is from the poem “God’s Grandeur” by Gerard Manley Hopkins. It has very much come to mind in recent days. A constant source of fascination and joy is that our house backs onto open fields surrounded by … Continue reading

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Streaming, Skyping & Zooming Church!

When we received the first instructions that we were not to hold congregational services in church, but churches could be open for private prayer, we had a team meeting at St. George’s to work out how we could achieve it … Continue reading

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A Civilised Society

I caught the end of Radio 4’s The Moral Maze on Wednesday evening. Have you listened to it? It’s the programme that explores topical issues from a moral standpoint. Members of the panel question witnesses. I enjoy it most when … Continue reading

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Faith and Joy

“I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness…And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquillity will return … Continue reading

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Blog from Oliver Passant (12)

No school! The perfect dream for a kid. Only this time it is a killer virus! Only 3 weeks ago, I was going to piano lessons, singing in a concert, going to cricket training and looking forward to going to … Continue reading

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Fear and Doubt

This morning the newspaper read that today had the highest daily death toll in Spain: 738. In all in Spain the Coronavirus had claimed over 3,434 lives, an even greater number than in China. But there is still more. The … Continue reading

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A message from Alan and Val Bell

It was good to talk to Alan and Val bell on the telephone Yesterday afternoon. They are managing satisfactorily in the present crisis, but Val had a fall at the end of last year from which her recovery is slow … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Your Parish secretary

In the past few days life has changed for all of us and so quickly! We have only just got over Brexit (which seemed to be going on forever) then there was the storms and for some the floods!  While … Continue reading

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus has unfortunately meant that St. George’s Church has had to cancel all scheduled services. It is still open between 11am and noon on Wednesdays and Sundays for private prayer and we will be live streaming a Mothers’ Day service. … Continue reading

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