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Christian Aid Week 2017: The refugee who never forgot

‘This animation is based on the real-life story of Theodor Davidovic, a World War II refugee who made Scotland his home and dedicated much of his life to helping others in need. Theodor was helped by Christian Reconstruction in Europe … Continue reading

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November 2016

Dear Friends “Remember, remember…” that’s what November seems to be about these days doesn’t it? Remembering the attempt to blow up the houses of Parliament by a group of angry men with the aim of destroying the Protestant monarchy and … Continue reading

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November 2015

Dear friends. Where has this year gone? No sooner is Christmas over than it’s Easter, then Pentecost and the holiday season followed by Harvest and here we are in November. It’s been such a gentle slide into autumn this year … Continue reading

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November 2014

Dear Friends, As I write this, we are enjoying the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, to quote John Keats’ wonderful Ode to Autumn. Unfortunately, it is not just fruitfulness that is brought to mind this month but destruction: public … Continue reading

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November 2013

Dear Friends November is upon us. The month of fallen leaves, first frost, fireworks and of course Remembrance.  Every year on the second Sunday in November (this year it’s Sunday 10 November) our service is dedicated to remembering those who … Continue reading

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November 2012

Dear Friends ‘Remember, Remember the 5th of November’. Have you ever thought it odd that we celebrate the attempted destruction of the Houses of Parliament? The fireworks crashing and banging around us and the smell of bonfires in the air … Continue reading

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September 2011

Dear Friends, What a strange summer it’s been. More than a bit disconcerting at times. We’ve had riots, a mass murderer in Norway of all places, civil war in Libya and terrible drought in East Africa. It has made me ask “What … Continue reading

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