The Parish Blog

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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Christmas – You can’t always get what you want.

Nigel ChapmanDec 18,2017
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When I was 12, my parents gave me a ‘Matchbox Superfast Track’ for Christmas. I was gutted! I’d grown out of toy cars, I wanted a bicycle!! “You can’t always get what you want” goes the song, (and my mother). Very true. If we get everything that we want or

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