Elizabeth Fry

As Anglicans we don’t have any mechanism to declare people saints, so we remember a mixture of Roman Catholic saints from before the reformation alongside those from the last 500 years that have been judged worthy of appearing in the church calendar. Today is the day we remember Elizabeth Fry … More Elizabeth Fry

Teamwork

At the very beginning of Jesus earthly ministry, he called twelve disciples to be with him. He sent them out to preach the gospel in pairs. Later, when St Paul was journeying throughout the known world to spread the good news, he always had at least one companion, and not just a servant to keep him safe, but another preacher who would work alongside him. The message is clear – ministry is not a solo occupation … More Teamwork

Bible Sunday 2021

Thou whose almighty word, Lord thy word abideth, Glorious things of thee are spoken, just 3 of our hymns today speak about God’s word telling us this is Bible Sunday. Why today you may ask, when we use the Bible every Sunday, but today we give thanks for the Bible. I’d like to begin with the following poem which I came across when preparing my reflection … More Bible Sunday 2021