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“We give thanks to God always for all of you, for your work of faith, labour of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ”

This piece of writing reflects on my time as vicar of Dry Drayton Church in the Lordsbridge Team of Churches at the point of my leaving after 11 years to take up a new post as Warden of Launde Abbey. … Continue reading

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He sent them into the towns and villages to say ‘the kingdom of God has come near’

These reflections tell some of the stories of the Lordsbridge Team of Churches since its beginning 11 years ago, the point at which I joined it. At this united Lordsbridge Team service, on 29th August 2021, members of the Lordsbridge … Continue reading

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Trinity, the ‘missio dei’ and the 5 marks of our mission (should we choose to accept it)

Play this tune Depending on your era, some of you may remember the tune from a TV series in the late 1960s or early 70s, others more recognise it more recently from the Tom Cruise films – another one is … Continue reading

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Worship at Home resources for Sunday 21 June – with new video version

Here are the locally produced resources for Worship at Home this Sunday, 21 June. This Sunday in addition to the usual pack of written Worship at Home resources we are trialling a new streamed video version (at the bottom of … Continue reading

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‘Other-focused’ people make a better place

To wear a mask or not to wear a mask? That is one of the more immediate and practical questions of the day. Have you managed to get hold of one? Is yours homemade? Patterned? Shaped or pleated? Do you … Continue reading

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Worship at Home resources for Sunday 14 June – with new video version

Here are the locally produced resources for Worship at Home this Sunday, 14 June. This Sunday in addition to the usual pack of written Worship at Home resources we are trialling a new streamed video version of the same resources. … Continue reading

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Fragments of a just kingdom

‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ This quotation from Martin Luther King has been in the media over the last week or so as a kind of call to action. We may respond to this call as individual … Continue reading

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Worship at Home resources for Sunday 24th May (with link for NEW Children’s Service)

Here are the locally produced resources for Worship at Home this Sunday, 24 May, the seventh Sunday of the Easter season and the Sunday between Ascension Day and Pentecost, and new and premiering this Sunday is a Lordsbridge Children’s Service … Continue reading

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The Lordsbridge blessing

Did you see the video ‘The UK Blessing’ in which members of many different types of churches united in a song of blessing for the nation? There was even a quick clip of it in a main BBC News report … 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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