From Our Previous Minister, Brian
Letters From Brian, Our previous Minister
Recent copies of the letters from our previous Minister Brian. These are reproduced from the monthly Newsletter..
During my recent absence I had an excuse to watch more television than usual
Life can produce a few surprises as I been reminded in the last few months.
For many the wonderful message of God's love has been placed back stage
Taxing Times (?) - the mission and purpose of the church
What message do you think people hear from Christians today?
The gardener has been today, sounds terrible grand doesn’t it.
Holiday's? - Bring-a-Friend
It is good to be back and I have been so moved by people's welcome after my sabbatical.
Those who do exercise a Lenten discipline may well wonder if it’s doing them any good, particularly if they have chosen something a bit steep.
31/12/12 From the Minister's Workstation. At the start of a New Year we may well wonder what lies round the corner
Happy New Year to everyone. I pray that each of us will receive many blessings as individuals and as a Church.
30/11/12 From the Minister’s Christmas Tree - Don’t get too bogged down with Christmas distractions this year.
I confess that me and the shopping centres are not great pals.
I listened to a very sad programme a few weeks ago on the radio
The theme this year’s was ‘we can’t keep meeting like this’
The idea of the Olympics is something we should commend with ideas of friendship and nations coming together and the test of human endurance
My observations from the last twelve months on the work of this church.
Yet it can be an uncomfortable story on two levels
Others have never dared ask themselves what they believe about the resurrection
A school friend of mine became involved with the Greenham Common Peace camp.
Why have we become a silent order about our faith.
in this house there is renewed dedication to watching the weight.
27/11/11 From the Minister’s Christmas Tree. Most people start the New Year with resolutions, mine come in early December
Each year I say ‘ I am going to be ready early this year ...
Eight years of picking hymns for the services here rather takes its toil after a while ...
Looking at the map has become quite a habit in our new Circuit
02/08/11 On Holiday!!!
Well, when they print my obituary in the Minutes of Conference it will show that I occupied three circuits in eight years.
No I am not outside the Nation Secular Society, I am at the other end of my desk or huge work station that graces the study.
Mary Portas, business woman and fashion guru
There is a book in our household at the moment
Perhaps it is not news but I have been rather aware in the last couple of weeks that some story’s carry more currency than others.
From the Minister's Christmas Tree.
The rescue of the Chilean Miners has moved people around the world ...
Some of you will have seen the recent set of programs called the Young Ones ...
Last week's prayers of concern ...
Recent copies of letters from our previous minister Brian. These are reproduced from the monthly Newsletter.