Tag Archives: Hardwick

‘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

Posted in Reflections, addresses, sermons & talks, Resources, downloadables | Tagged , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Reflections, addresses, sermons & talks | Tagged , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Notices & information | Tagged ,

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

Posted in Articles, Uncategorized | Tagged ,

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

Posted in Stories | Tagged , , ,

Topping out: the cabin at St Mary’s

These are photos from ‘topping out’ (Thursday 12 March 2020) at the cabin at St Mary’s in Hardwick.  After a heroic fundraising effort and years of planning and prayer, this small village church community within a hair’s breadth of realising … Continue reading

Posted in Stories | Tagged , ,

The song of the saints – reflections for All Saints Day

Let me tell you about a song that began long ago when words like ‘began’ and ‘long ago’ made no sense because time and place had not yet been invented.  But the song was there, wherever there was, and from … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections, addresses, sermons & talks | Tagged , , , , ,