Category Archives: Quick notes

Miscellaneous short pieces, poems, thoughts and observations.

From Jill and Adrian Chatfield

Dear all at St Mary’s, We really enjoyed spending our last Sunday here in Cambridge with you – worshipping with you and partying with you! It has been lovely to get to know you, particularly over the last couple of … Continue reading

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The wind and the coracle 

Originally posted on be the light:
?? I was recently commissioned to do a painting for a friend who was ordained in the Church of England. It’s based on the idea of how ancient Christian Celts would get into a…

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Justin Welby on religious belief and freedom

Justin Welby wrote an opinion piece in the Times on Thursday on the theme of religious freedom and human wellbeing.  His article entitled ‘Faith must be strong enough to take offence’ can be found here.  It’s worth reading in it’s entirety. Here … Continue reading

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Wicken Fen this afternoon

We went to Wicken Fen this afternoon to hear the cuckoos – it’s not spring without them!

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Jerusalem: The Movie

This link was just forwarded to me: it looks like a particularly beautiful and evocative film. “This is a 7 minute clip from a film that is about to be released.  After a year of research and preparation, the giant … Continue reading

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News from Tearfund about the G8 IF campaign

This Tuesday, thanks to you, the G8 announced that all developing countries should have the information they need to clamp down on tax dodging. We’ve been praying and campaigning for this, in our churches, our schools, our communities and in … Continue reading

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Women in the Episcopate – Bishops’ statement

On May 21 2013 the House of Bishops released the following statement on Women in the Episcopate.  (Circulated by Sarah Williams, Communications Manager, Diocese of Ely) “At its meeting in York the House of Bishops of the Church of England … Continue reading

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