Category Archives: pastoral

St Michael & Michaelmass

St Michael is an Archangel and the guardian angel of autumn. He also looks after the element of fire. He helps the farmers with their harvesting. He is the angel of courage and strength. He helps people to reap rich … Continue reading

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Come, walk with me…

  This has been an amazing two weeks in  the UK, a referendum that has seen us  exiting Europe, unbelievable and now  unstoppable. There is so much to say  that I am lost for words and maybe this  isn’t the … Continue reading

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Kalpana in Nepal

We have been supporting Kalpana and her family in Nepal for five years now. She is the oldest girl in her family and they live in the countryside and mountains of Nepal. We were delighted to receive these photos of … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth at 90

A weekend of celebrations to mark our Queen’s 90th birthday. We wish her a very Happy Birthday. Great Britain has seen major changes in her time, the Commonwealth countries many of which have become independent still have links with the … Continue reading

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The Pilgrim’s Progress

The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan was first   published in 1678. It is undoubtedly a book that many of heard of and refer to, but I wonder how many have actually read the book? With that thought in mind, … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Mark11:1-11 Turmoil, Trouble and Triumph   Palm Sunday is a real marker in the church year. We go from Lent and within a week are at the cross. A week full of downs and ups, but it starts … Continue reading

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Living Together

On Sunday November 15th I was delivering a Holy Communion service in the village church. It was an unremarkable day, the same lovely group of people and cheerful organist. I have come to know and love this church and know … Continue reading

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What did I need? -1st Sunday in Lent

Readings Genesis 9:8-17, 1 Peter 3:18-22, Mark 1: 9-15 A few weeks ago I was in the Holy Land and I    wondered what I had been expecting on that journey and in that place? Who would I meet? What … Continue reading

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The Transfiguration

The Transfiguration Feb 15 2015, St John’s Church, Kings Lynn Readings 2 Kings 9:1-10 Mark 9:2- 12   Our eyes are opened and at last we see. Three tents or places look towards the heavens. I have just come back … Continue reading

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Holy Land Pilgrimage-The Sea of Galilee

This was the start of our pilgrimage, a day full of wonder and awe, a lake so peaceful and calm, a boat trip to remember for ever, a Eucharist by the shore of the lake, serene and full of the … Continue reading

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