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From the Rector’s Desk 26 June 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. In last week’s Gospel we read of how the disciples were in the boat with Jesus and He was asleep and the furious squall came up and almost swamped the boat.  (Mark 4) I highlighted among other things that the writer… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 26 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 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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From the Rectors Desk – St Mary’s – 23 April 2021

Grace and Peace to You from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ! The Parish Council met this week, and we continue to deliberate on the ministry life of the church. I am pleased to report that some new ministries are developing, and that people are returning to church, where worship is taking place… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk – St Mary’s – 23 April 2021

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From the Rectors Desk – Good Shepherd – 23 April 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ! Parish Council will meet on Wednesday this week, and should you have any issues that you want raised there please contact the Church Office. We need additional volunteers to be COVID Officers for Services – these people are responsible for screening,… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk – Good Shepherd – 23 April 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 18 April 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. “God of unchanging power and light, look with favour and mercy on the entire community of Your Church. Bring lasting salvation to the human family, so that the world may see the fallen lifted up, the old made new, and all… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 18 April 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 9 April 2021

Grace and Peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. Jesus said to Thomas  -“Put your finger here, place your hand in my side.” ( John 20:27) These words have never touched my heart as much as they do this year as I feel the woundedness of Jesus over his Church, His people… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 9 April 2021

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From the Rector’s Desk – 26 March 2021

A year ago today, we went into hard Lockdown. I’d encourage you to spend a few moments reflecting on that. How God has been faithful, how you have faced those challenges, dealt with the losses, given thanks for the wins, and how you have adjusted “Pivoted” is the word the world is using – your… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 26 March 2021