The Parish Blog

Happy Easter?

Nigel ChapmanMar 26,2018
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    The Crucified Christ by Guido Rocha, a Brazilian sculptor is shocking, and for good reason. Anyone who thinks crucifixion is a walk in the park is deluded! Yet, it seems that society today does not have the stomach for the reality of what happened to Christ.  Are we

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LEADING OUR CHURCH INTO GROWTH

Nigel ChapmanMar 2,2018
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  The 2018 growing season is just starting, buds are on the trees, snowdrops have given of their best, daffodils are at the ready and new growth is about to spurt into spring colour. Nature is coming alive again after the winter. [Apart from this week with the coldest weather

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Lent: Great, Holy and Joyful?

Nigel ChapmanFeb 8,2018
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‘Rejoice in the Lord, always. I will say it again.  Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all’.  (Philippians: 4:4)   Our hearts flutter and our stomachs rumble at the mention of a Great and Holy and Joyful Lent.  Ash Wednesday happens on St. Valentine’s Day this year, that’s why

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