Pearl's a singer, but Linda's a writer, And they say that she once won a competition And had a short story broadcast on Woman's Hour. She helps out at St MM's church on the PCC And with Holy Communion for the Sick and Housebound. She doesn't come from round here.

Author Archives: Linda Ainsworth

Why St Mary’s Wants to Expand its Digital Mission – from the Christmas Parish Magazine

More than 17,000 online services and events have been provided by Church of England churches since the introduction of the lockdown and restrictions on public worship earlier this year. Figures from the Church of England’s A Church Near You website, which allows people to search for church services and events, ( our page is maintained…

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The Vicar’s Letter

It’s strange. It’s weird. It’s like a bad dream. These are some of the things that people have said to me over the last few days. Or rather shouted at me from over 2 metres away.There is an air of unreality about how events have unfolded so rapidly from early reports of a strange new…

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