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Happy Easter

What is Easter all about? Why do we have so much chocolate?  CBBC explains the history of Easter, eggs and chocolate.   A weekend of wet weather in the UK could certainly turn us all into eating chocolate. But the real … Continue reading

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Joy to the World

From Papua New Guinea to England, there is joy in every place. Sometimes we just do not see it! At a community school, where all the staff are volunteers and life is quite hard, the chair of governors welcomes our … Continue reading

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Joy in Lent

Lent is a time for reflection and for giving things up. But why can’t it also be a time for joy! This year as part of a Lent Reflection I will be posting about joy.   Joy can be seen … Continue reading

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Advent and only a few days to go…

Sitting at the computer and knowing the daylight will soon be going, even though it is only 2.00pm, brings thoughts to mind of all those without a warm home. A world full of anguish and uncertain futures. I have just … Continue reading

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Remembrance November 11th 2017

Sunday 11th November St Nicholas Church Gayton  Remembrance Sunday If we do not remember it can happen again I think myself as lucky for being part of a generation that has not known war close at hand. But I have … Continue reading

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Rocky ground, thorns and good soil

The Parable of the Sower – Rocky ground, thorns and good soil. We all have time with rocky ground, thorns and good soil. I would like to tell you about my garden. Living in a new house for nearly a … Continue reading

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Advent: Are we ready?

Advent calling. Are you getting ready, what can you actually do to get ready, how much time do you need and will this have the right effect? My Advent reading this year is with Tom Wright, a great writer of commentaries … Continue reading

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The best gift of all! The Holy Spirit

Acts 2: 1- 21 And just how amazed do you think the disciples would have been to find that they were speaking in different languages! Can you imagine it now? What would people have said? A great crowd of people … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday April 5th Is there Hope?  Matthew 28:1- 10  Acts 10 34-43 Alleluia, Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed, Alleluia! What a week! Quite a story, starting with the triumphal ride into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday on the … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

              One candle burns at the start of Advent, in St Clement’s Church, Terrington St Clement, a magnificent and pretty church in the Fens, sometimes called the Cathedral of the Fens. The light shone … Continue reading

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