Vote for Clive’s Carol!

Radio 3 Carol Competition 2016 Voting for this year’s winner is now open – click here to vote Clive Osgood, our music director at St Bartholomew’s, is one of the 6 amateur composers shortlisted in the Radio 3 Carol Competition.  All entries can be heard performed by the BBC Singers on the

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Address for Welcome to Communion

Sunday 20 November:  Christ the King Readings:  Col 1. 11-20 and Luke 23. 33-43 The feast of Christ the King is always celebrated on the last Sunday of the Church’s year. Next Sunday we begin all over again with Advent, preparing for the coming of the Christ child, but today

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All Saints 2016 & Launch of TCTL vision

Readings: Isaiah 35: 1-9 Luke 6: 20-31 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the

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Mary’s Sermon for Bible Sunday 2016

Readings: Romans 15.1-6 Luke 4.16-24 ….whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. Let me take you to an ordinary Sabbath day in the remote Galilean village of Nazareth sometime around the

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Parish Prayers: October

Parish praying 10 October 2016 For those that came (and those that didn’t make it) to our Parish Praying session on 10 October, here’s a reminder of what you might continue to pray for. Parish Praying sessions take place every 2nd Monday of the month in the Link.  Our next

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Dear Friends – October 2016

Dear Friends Like many of us, every year I’m left breathless and surprised by the coming of September – new season, new term, new beginnings, and end of the August relaxation. This year has definitely been no exception. As well as all the usual fresh starts, September 2016 has seen

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Stewardship Matters 2016

Sunday 2 October was Stewardship Sunday for St Bartholomew’s and St Christopher’s – a fresh call for their people’s time, talents, and financial giving.  Following are the links to materials handed out in the churches: Stewardship Matters Handout Giving for Life, Living Generously Address for Stewardship Sunday 2016  given by Rev Mary Bowden,

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