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Rectors Desk 19 June 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. Therefore, I urge you in the love of Christ to commit yourselves to the work of disciples of Jesus Christ. Sow hope, peace and joy into the lives of those around you, as your wear your masks, sanitise your hands and… Continue reading Rectors Desk 19 June 2021

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From The Rector’s Desk – 11 June 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. We serve a wonderful God and there are so many things that we need to be thankful for, I pray that you take the time just to pause and thank God for the gift of life. With the COVID 19 infection… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk – 11 June 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 4 June 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. It has been a wet and cold week and our hearts go out to those who are suffering as a result. Thank you to all who have contributed to our winter warmth campaign and assisted those in need. As St James… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 4 June 2021

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From the Rectors Desk Ember Day (Trinity Sunday) 28 May 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. We received communication from the Province yesterday, urging us to reduce our numbers again and have a maximum of 50 attending services. I think that we had thought of the third wave as just a rumour and this move is a… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk Ember Day (Trinity Sunday) 28 May 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 21 May 2021

From the Rectors Desk 22 May 2021 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. I feel like St Paul must have felt writing from prison. Longing to see his people and fellowship with them. I feel imprisoned by our circumstances which keep us apart, but I pray for… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 21 May 2021

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From the Rectors Desk – 7 May 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ What an interesting time to be alive. As we read scripture we need to see the story behind the story and how the people were struggling with political turmoil all around, how their alliances with other nations caused them struggles, how… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk – 7 May 2021

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Gospel Reflection 4 May 2021 – John 16:20-24

Truly, truly, I tell you, you will weep and wail while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.  A woman has pain in childbirth because her time has come; but when she brings forth her child, she forgets her anguish because of her joy that a child has been… Continue reading Gospel Reflection 4 May 2021 – John 16:20-24

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From the Rector’s Desk – St Mary’s – 30 April 2021

Grace and peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. I am grateful to the small group of people who join me daily at Morning and Evening prayers (on Zoom or WhatsApp). The support of this group and the devotion to our culture of living in a rhythm of prayer is of great… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – St Mary’s – 30 April 2021

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From the Rector’s Desk – The Good Shepherd – 30 April 2021

Grace and peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. We continue to hold the George and Naidu families in prayer, may Amrita rest in peace and rise in Glory. I am grateful to the small group of people who join me daily at Morning and Evening prayers (on Zoom or WhatsApp). The… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – The Good Shepherd – 30 April 2021

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Freedom Day – Overcoming the Barriers of the past. 27 April 2021

One of the greatest challenges that we have in life is moving beyond what we know and what we have gained control of and tamed. We are an entitled generation believing that we are owed something, we deserve, we have gained for ourselves the freedom from the past. And yet we are stuck in it.… Continue reading Freedom Day – Overcoming the Barriers of the past. 27 April 2021