Author Archives: Alison Myers

About Alison Myers

I am Team Rector for the Lordsbridge Team of Churches, a cluster of 11 villages west of Cambridge. Within the Team, I am Vicar of Hardwick and Dry Drayton, and Lead Minister for Pioneering Projects.

‘Arrange the people into groups’: reflections from the feeding of the five thousand

I’ve been thinking, as many of us have, about what it is to worship in our homes. At a stroke we have moved away from worship in our customary gatherings in church buildings, in schools (in the case of ‘Monday … Continue reading

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‘Fortunately, unfortunately’: a simple reflection and activities for families for Mothering Sunday, 22 March 2020

Laura writes: The children’s book “Fortunately, Unfortunately” is one of our family favourites. It tells the story of a series of alternating events. Fortunately, the man is invited to a party, unfortunately, it is too far away, fortunately, a friend … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter: a reflection on Mark 12: 28-34 for Sunday 22 March 2020

In these strangest of circumstances, we can no longer be church in the way to which many of us are most accustomed. I wonder if we have been taking for granted the ability to meet every Sunday, or perhaps when … Continue reading

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Church news, 22 March, for Hardwick & Dry Drayton

Dear friends, Clearly many things have changed over the last week, not least that we are now unable to gather in our congregations in the usual ways.  But this most emphatically does not mean that we cease praying, or learning, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and being the church in Dry Drayton

Written for members of the church Facebook group, 18th March 2020 After Monday’s updated government advice, many of us are still working out what it means in practical terms. Some of us will be feeling quite anxious, some calm. Some … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and being the church in Hardwick

Originally written for members of the church Facebook group, 18th March 2020 After Monday’s updated government advice, many of us are still working out what it means in practical terms. Some of us will be feeling quite anxious, some calm. … Continue reading

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A peek inside the new cabin at St Mary’s Hardwick

The cabin at St Mary’s in Hardwick is under construction.  These pictures were taken on 12 March 2020 after the topping out ceremony.  The cabin, the church and their environs are amongst trees.  So we have expressed our vision for … Continue reading

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