Posts from December 2015

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The “S” question

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Christmas has two competing narratives. There is Santa and his helpers busily providing us with shopping opportunities; and there is the birth of a humble Saviour. This competition can create awkward moments for parents, so how do we answer the “S (Is Santa real)” question? Rather than simply denying Santa’s existence, discuss the differences and [...]

The real Jesus

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Well, Christmas draws ever closer. I wonder if you have taken time at one of your Christmas functions to ask people about how they celebrate Christmas? Hopefully they will return the question and you can talk with them about celebrating the life of Jesus. As you think about this, may I commend to you the [...]

New staff member

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Over the last few months, we have been looking for a new staff member to replace our excellent Curate, David Rajasekaram. The staff and/or our CAB have had contact with six people, mostly suggested by our Bishops, for this position. Two were unable to take up the position and three, were not suited to our [...]