Fishing from still waters

Fishing from still waters

As a fairly recent arrival to the area I with my wife Kath and our dog have to agree that Fishponds ‘really is quite nice!’ I was intrigued to read of the origin of the name ‘Fishponds’ and further interested to learn that the only remaining old quarry, filled with...
Crossroads

Crossroads

Dear All With Lent approaching , we will be focussing on the Cross. Groups across the benefice will be studying this and meditating on the difference that Jesus’ death makes to our lives. Here are some thought from me about the Cross as a ‘crossroads’. Let there be no...
Resetting the compass

Resetting the compass

Dear All, I wonder how you view the New Year. Might it be with some hesitancy? Where will Brexit negotiations have arrived at by the end of March? Will the numbers of homeless nationally continue to rise? Will we be ready for all the wonderful events due to happen in...
Angels Calling

Angels Calling

Dear All, I rejoice to learn that most cultures round the world, whether Christian in background or not, like to celebrate Christmas. But why should that be? Is it purely the excitement of children receiving presents, the Christmas tree and the joining together at the...
A call to sacrifice

A call to sacrifice

Dear All, NOVEMBER – a month which, at Holy Trinity Church, includes a Confirmation Service and an act of Remembrance. I don’t mean toforget other events that are taking place,but these 2 services have something incommon – SACRIFICE. Sacrifice is not a popular...
Irma vs Bach

Irma vs Bach

Dear All, It is easy to move on from news items a month old.  But I would like us to stay with hurricane Irma, breaking upon Barbuda and parts of the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti in early September.  Besides, the...