Category Archives: Church Chat

December 2017: Blue Christmas

O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by. Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting light. The hopes and fears of all the years are … Continue reading

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November 2017: Remember! Remember!

15 The Lord answers, “Can a woman forget the baby she nurses? Can she feel no kindness for the child to which she gave birth? Even if she could forget her children, I will not forget you. 16 See, I have written … Continue reading

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October 2017

Hello I am Rev Dee, your new minister at Wesley Hall. I am glad to be joining you at this time, especially as we move through October with a trinity of celebrations: Our Church Anniversary, Gift Day and Boys’ Brigade … Continue reading

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July / August 2017

Dear Friends, I’m writing this, my last pastoral letter, surrounded by boxes and things waiting to go to the charity shop or members of the family. Moving day approaches as we’re moving out early so that the manse can be … Continue reading

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June 2017

Dear Friends When I was preparing to preach at the circuit Easter Offering service, I wondered what the subject would be on this occasion. I was intrigued to find that the title was ‘Shine like a star’. By the Thursday … Continue reading

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May 2017

Dear Friends, Greetings. So, Holy week and Easter Sunday are once more behind us and we are now in the Easter Season where we continue to celebrate the resurrection and wait expectantly for Pentecost. Somehow this year has been a … Continue reading

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April 2017

Dear Friends As I sit here today I’m still feeling a sense of sadness about last week’s events, sadness for those who have died, those whose grief will overcome them, sad for those who are still critically ill and their … Continue reading

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