Christian Aid Week 2020

Fields of hope May 10th – 16th This year is going to be different but Christian Aid needs your help more than ever. What can you do? If you have internet access you can donate online and invite friends and family to donate too by visiting https://www.christianaid.org.uk There is a link on the home page…

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Parish Magazine for May

The May Parish Magazine has been published on time! Many thanks to all involved in its production and distribution. If you would like to become a subscriber, contact the Parish Office on 01200 422828 If you have a contribution for the June issue, send it by Friday, May 15th to Linda, the editor, at laainsworth@hotmail.co.uk…

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Online Bible Study Group

“Looking at Jesus through the eyes of Peter” The man Jesus called to follow Him Five sessions every Thursday at 8.10pm starting Thursday 16th April on Zoom If you would like to join just send an E-mail to us and we will send a Zoom invitation in return! Thank you. Andrew & Sally Smith –…

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Easter 2020

“I can’t wait till this is over with and we can get back to normal”. How many times have you heard that said or read that in the last few weeks? We yearn for a return to normality after the inconvenience, the boredom and the suffering of this current crisis. It will take some time…

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St. Mary Magdalene’s choir keep singing

St. Mary Magdalene’s Choir have taken to Zoom for their weekly rehearsals. Director of Music David Thornton hosts the practices, preparing a programme of hymns and anthems for the choir to sing. Paradoxically, David has to mute the individual participants other than himself so that the singers can make music together. He accompanies each item…

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April Parish Magazine

  The April Parish Magazine has been published! Thank you to Linda, the editor who put it all together; to Katie in the Parish Office who printed, collated and stapled it; to Katie and Brenda the distribution manager who devised a system for distribution; and to all the distributors, both regular and emergency helpers. We…

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Palm Sunday

A week, as Harold Wilson famously remarked, is a long time in politics. A week can be a very long time in anyone’s life, of course. I don’t know if any of you, watching old TV programmes, feel it seems a long time ago. Look at those full streets and those people in restaurants and…

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