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Pastoral letter 7th-14th August- through the storms

Dear Friends, Wow, I am sitting here looking at the date I have just typed and wondering how on earth it is that we are a week into August, isn’t it still May, or at the very latest June, and … Continue reading

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One step at a time- Pastoral letter 1st-7th August

Dear Friends, I am sitting in the sunshine writing this letter to you, enjoying a bit of summer in amongst all the rainy days and storms that we have experienced recently. I do hope that you have been able to … Continue reading

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Pastoral Letter 24th July- 1st August 2020- The Kingdom of God is like….

Dear Friends, Once again how are you doing, as I sit and write this I am aware that alongside the easing of restrictions for gathering and the opening of various shops and other venues that we are now required to … Continue reading

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Weeds and wheat- pastoral letter 17th-24th July

Dear Friends, I am sitting in the lounge diner area of the Manse as I write this, listening to the sounds of bird song, children playing in a garden, and of my neighbours lawn mower, the sun is shining, there … Continue reading

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Moving through times of change: Pastoral Letter 10th-17th July

10th July 2020 Dear Friends, How are you this week? I am sitting in my kitchen-diner writing this, enjoying some rare sunshine, and hoping that the good forecast promised for next week really will be that! Last week, being a … Continue reading

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Unforced rhythms- walking gently

First weekend in July and the weather is matching my mood, instead of sunshine I am watching the rain falling and the trees are bending in the wind. It is my day off, and quite often on a day off, … Continue reading

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Pastoral letter 3rd-10th July

Dear Friends, Once again I hope that this letter finds you well in these continued strange times, and while it feels that I write that, or something similar every week, so often in fact that I have to be careful … Continue reading

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Pastoral letter ( Week 26th June- 4th July)

26th June 2020 Dear Friends, You will of course be aware that this is the first letter that I have written for some time, and I would like to thank you for the care and concern that has been shown … Continue reading

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uneasy- a reflection on easing restrictions and opening up….

Before I go any further I must state that this blog post is my response to the news today that there will be an easing of many restrictions at this point in the Covid-19 pandemic in England, and not an … Continue reading

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struggles…

When you ask me how I am today I am going to be honest. I don’t feel well either physically or mentally. I feel short of breath and like I have been kicked in the ribs, or as if something … Continue reading

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