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On this day…

Six weeks ago I was one of a number of pilgrims from Norwich Diocese on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We stopped in the Garden of Gethsemane and looked over the valley to Jerusalem. We visited the house of … Continue reading

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Have we locked God in the church?

Have we really locked God in the church along with the pews? Did we firmly turn the key and slide the bolt so we can’t get in and He can’t get out? Over the last week , or is it … Continue reading

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Holy Land Pilgrimage 2020 – Thoughts and Experiences

We arrived back in the UK from the pilgrimage with the Norwich Diocese on March 2nd, pilgrims together, full of thoughts and experiences that would stay with us forever. For many it was the first and possibly only visit to … Continue reading

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Lent Course, A Journey to the Holy Land

  As part of our discovery about our own journeys we are looking at parts of the Holy Land; Galilee, Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Sacred places, walking in the footsteps of Jesus, 2000 years on in our own time with … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope & Blessings

Bless You – That’s my line! Blessings, God Bless You, Blessed are the poor, the hungry, those who mourn, and those who are hated because of their faith… What does it mean, blessings, blessed, bless you? Is it really a … Continue reading

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Candlemas

This is a turning point for the church year. We now move from Christmas and Epiphany towards Easter and Lent, a turning point from looking behind to looking ahead, symbolic and preparing ourselves for Easter. I think that Jesus must … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

And all the bells on earth shall ring On Christmas Day On Christmas Day And all the bells on earth shall ring on Christmas Day In the Morning Happy Christmas to All Rev’d Sue Martin  

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Remembrance 2018 – 100 Years

One hundred years ago the Armistice was signed between the Allies of World War 1 and the German Empire. The cessation of hostilities took effect at 11.00 am on 11th November 1918. This year marks the centenary and Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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Thomas the disciple and Paddington the Bear

    Some time ago the film Paddington Bear 2 came out. If, like me you are fan of Paddington, you will know the story and the character of Paddington Bear. Michael Bond was the author of the Paddington Bear … Continue reading

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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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