Ash Wednesday and Lent

Dear Church Family Greetings on this Shrove Tuesday. Carol and I hope you enjoy your lockdown pancakes. Bishop Paul is producing  a brief thought for each week in Lent. They focus on caring for ourselves, physically emotionally and spiritually. As you will have noticed he likes to get outside whenever possible and this reflection is… Continue reading Ash Wednesday and Lent

Sunday Reflection -14/2/21

Dear Church Family. Carol and I hope you are all well and keeping warm. Our outside thermometer showed minus 7 this week. We continue to do life from the Rectory, but the wonderful news is that we have both received our first vaccination! Technology has helped us work rest and play this week. The whole… Continue reading Sunday Reflection -14/2/21

Sunday Reflection – 7/2/21

Dear Church Family Once again greetings from Carol and myself. We hope you are all keeping well as we approach the month milestone for lockdown 3. First the splendid good news. +++ Stop Press +++ Ruth Hartley has joined the ranks of the grandparents. Lovely baby girl 7lbs: No name yet (more details to follow)… Continue reading Sunday Reflection – 7/2/21

Sunday Reflection – 24/1/21

Dear Church Family Greetings from Carol and I at the end of another lockdown week that has seen momentous things. Like us, you would have been relieved that the transition of power in America went ahead without the horrific scenes of two weeks ago. Much was said by the incoming presidential team that brought encouragement.… Continue reading Sunday Reflection – 24/1/21

Sunday Reflection – 17/1/21

Dear Church Family Greetings from The Rectory. It has been another sobering week with the COVID situation worsening. This has prompted changes for Carol and I, following lots of dialogue with the children. With their support, we have suspended our role in two support bubbles (one for my single daughter and one for childcare support… Continue reading Sunday Reflection – 17/1/21

Sunday Reflection – 9/1/21

Dear Church Family Greetings from Carol and I. We hope your are surviving after the first week of lockdown 3. What a week it has been and what distressing scenes from Washington! We also hold so many families in our thoughts and prayers as the virus claims so many lives. There have been positives to… Continue reading Sunday Reflection – 9/1/21

New Years Day Sermon

The reading today gives me a chance to talk about a subject very close to my heart. That subject is adoption. The wonderful awesome truth that the God of the universe decided to make me his adopted son. I will talk in a moment about the basis of that adoption but first I want to… Continue reading New Years Day Sermon

Covid – Tear 4

St Peter’s remains open for worship as usual under Tier 4 restrictions but it does mean our joint services at Tollerton Methodist Church have been cancelled due to lack of space to allow for social distancing. Our Working Parties on the first Tuesday of each month are on hold during the current restrictions which means the… Continue reading Covid – Tear 4