Annual Meeting this Sunday!

A reminder that our annual meeting is this Sunday morning (7th April). Please do come to this important meeting as we gather to give thanks for what God has done over the past year and look forward to what he has planned for us in the months to come. This...

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The Wondrous Cross

We are now half way through our sermon series for Lent which looks at different aspects of the cross. I wonder how your understanding of what Jesus did for us on the cross has deepened? I wonder how you have been challenged to respond? Do share your insights with others...

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Annual Church Meeting 7th April 2019

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.His love endures for ever.Psalm 136.1 We will be holding our annual parish meeting during our 10.30 service on Sunday 7th April. During the meeting we will look back on what God has done in us and for us over the past year...

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When the waters rise

I wonder if you are feeling a bit overwhelmed at the moment: a bit overwhelmed by the demands of family or work; a bit overwhelmed by the political situation we find ourselves in; a bit overwhelmed by the changes coming to Bourne End. Sometimes we all feel as though we...

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Electoral Roll Renewal

This year we need to renew our Electoral Roll. Please read Rebecca’s letter below which explains what the Electoral Roll is and why you should be on it and complete the Application for Electoral Roll form. The form needs to be returned to Stephen Fletcher or the church by 1st...

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Looking back…looking forward

January may be rapidly disappearing but has not completely left us as I write this. The month which starts our year is named after Janus, the two faced Roman god of beginnings and transitions. This is appropriate as the short cold days and long dark nights of this time of...

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Jesus. The Reason for the Season

One of my Christmas decorations is a firm favourite with my godchildren: it is a set of Nativity stacking dolls. Borrowing from the tradition of Russian Dolls, mine feature characters from the Nativity story. Nestling inside the three kings are a shepherd, Mary, an angel, a donkey and in the...

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Rebecca Reflects on Foot Washing

We have just had ordination season in the Church of England and my newsfeed is full of pictures of new deacons and priests and photographs of past ordinations popping up as memories. It is exciting to see so many people answering God’s call to serve the Church in this particular...

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Rebecca on Thy Kingdom Come

Research conducted by the Church of England in the run up to Easter had some surprising results. Although the numbers of people coming to church have dropped, six out of seven people polled said that they believe prayer can be answered and only one in seven people said that they...

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