Posts from September 2016

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Grappling with the tough questions

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Over the coming weeks, our services will be looking at some tough questions and issues that we need to grapple with. This is especially so as we live in a culture that has become more and more ignorant of, and antagonistic to, the Christian faith. This antagonism was evidenced last week by the closure of [...]

National Church Life Survey

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

On 16 October, all congregations will participate in the National Church Life Survey. Why do we do this? This survey helps us to see our strengths and weaknesses so that Parish Council is able to better plan and prepare for the future. The NCLS information, helps us in our task as a church to grow [...]

National marriage week

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

This week is national marriage week. Our marriages, like everything else in life, need regular attention. We spend money to service our cars to make sure they run well, we do housework to ensure our homes remain liveable and I trust we take annual leave to refresh ourselves. Often though, we take our marriages for [...]

A Permanent Joy

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

I confess a pet aversion to you today: swooping magpies! And they are at it again as their dive-bombing heralds the arrival of spring. That means we are two thirds of the way through 2016. So we are also two thirds of the way through our Year of Discipleship. So this is a good time [...]