January Blog

Dear All, A very happy New Year to you all! I write this letter on St Stephen’s Day, 26th Dec.  ‘Good King Wenceslas’ was one of the carols we sang in the morning.  It begins, ‘Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen.’ It goes on to describe how the...
Christmas 2021

Christmas 2021

Dear All, Arise, shine!   For your light has come, And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. Look! Darkness shall cover the earth, And thick darkness cover the peoples;  But the Lord will arise upon you,  And His glory shall be seen upon you! I don’t know whether...
Stand firm

Stand firm

Dear All, I was sitting in doors watching a fishing boat make its way out of the Camel estuary and into the north Cornwall (Atlantic) sea recently.  It made me feel slightly queasy just observing it from some half mile away.  My memories of mackerel fishing trips in...
Lifting the burden

Lifting the burden

Jesus said, ‘Come to me all who labour and are heavy laden’. What might it mean for a someone does not yet follow Christ or come to church, to ‘come to Jesus’? How does a person find Jesus today?  What does Jesus have to offer to the person who does come to him? There...
A new start?

A new start?

Dear All I wonder if you, like me, are looking forward to a new start? As I write, we are beginning to relax covid restrictions.  A new era begins in some ways.  Also by the time you read this you will know whether we have ‘brought it home’ in terms of the Euro...