Jeremy Hunt orders review into persecuted Christians’ plight

From the BBC, 25.12.18: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review into the plight of persecuted Christians around the world and how much help they get from the UK. The review, led by the Bishop of Truro, will look at government efforts to help some of the 215 million Christians who faced discrimination and violence last year, according to the Foreign Office. Officials say … Continue reading Jeremy Hunt orders review into persecuted Christians’ plight

Church should be cherished

Below is an article from the Times by Clare Foges on why Christians and the Church are still an important element of our country. The church should be cherished, not mocked December 24 2018, 12:01am, Clare Foges   Let us give thanks for the kindness of Christians and find practical ways of making our national church more relevant There are two Christmases. One is gaudy … Continue reading Church should be cherished

A packed out Nativity Service at St Mary’s

It was standing room only today at the Interactive Nativity Service at St Mary’s. Many families came to listen and join in with the wonderful service led by our vicar. The adults enjoyed mulled wine and a great talk and traditional carols. The children dressed up and recreated the telling of the birth of Christ. They also treated us all to an impromptu rendition of … Continue reading A packed out Nativity Service at St Mary’s

St Mary’s Interactive Nativity Service

The time has finally arrived for (drum roll, please)………….. The St Mary’s Interactive Nativity Service at 16.00 today. This is a great service where the children (and adults too, if they wish) can dress up as a character from the nativity (or any fancy dress they feel comfortable in) as the story of Jesus’ birth is told. There is also a band, carols and of … Continue reading St Mary’s Interactive Nativity Service