Remembrance Sunday address – Rev Mary Bowden

Remembrance 2017 Wisdom 6 12-16 John 15 9-17 Last night at the Royal albert Hall, amongst the uniforms and brass and moving magnificence of the Festival of Remembrance, there were six young people in somewhat incongruous bright yellow polo shirts. They were part of a centenary intern scheme at the

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Christmas Fair Ice Cream Competition

The countdown to our annual Parish Christmas Fair is very much on!  The fair will be held at St Bartholomew’s Church and The Link on Saturday 25th November, 10.30am to 1pm. Our focus this year is to continue to appeal to the broader community and with this in mind we

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PCC News – August 2017

As many of you will be aware, the Parish is currently facing a challenging time on a number of fronts, and the PCC would like to start a regular communication to ensure that our whole congregation is kept informed.  We welcome your feedback on how it might be improved, and

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The Great War Memorial Flagpole Appeal

Back in 2011 the iron cross which stood atop the St Christopher’s flagpole had to be removed as the wood was completely rotten.  Robert Fox and I decided in 2012 that the remains of the pole, which had already got the nickname of “the broken tooth”, needed urgent attention.  With

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Mary’s Address – 21 May

Easter 6 2017  For 10:00 Parish Eucharist Acts 17.22-31 & John 14.15-21 One of my abiding memories of childhood is of many many hours spent visiting relatives. I was brought up in Chichester but all my family lived on Merseyside and our regular visits  to Birkenhead always involved a round of

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Address for 7 May

Easter 4 2017 Year A Acts 2 42-47 John 10 1-10 I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. Wonderful.  Shall we spend the next 10 minutes enjoying this promise? No – because there is also this challenge All who believed were together and had all things

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