Alison, the vicar of St Mary’s, writes a blog on which she posts articles, reflections and other useful bits and pieces. The most recent are shown below.

  • Lord, we bring these last twelve months to you: CoronavirusLockdownCovid-19InfectionsSymptomsWashing hands, Cancellation, Rule of six, MasksSeparation, Bereavement, Deaths, LonelinessPandemic, Care homes, Social distancing, NHSFurlough, Key workers, PPE, Bubbles, BriefingsShieldingOutdoorsR-rateTestingQuarantineLateral flowVaccineInjectionsOnline livingLong Covid Thank you, Father, that nothing is outside your … Continue reading →
  • I’ve been thinking about the feeling of un-safety this week.  What does it do to us when we experience the world or an aspect of it as unsafe?  This last, long year has seen all of us divorced from the … Continue reading →
  • A note from the Team Rector to all the churches of the Lordsbridge Team, on the occasion of Claire Robertson’s licensing as the new Team Vicar. This weekend we welcome Revd Claire Robertson to the Lordsbridge Team as a Team … Continue reading →
  • More and more of us are getting vaccinated. And that is a good thing.  Our hopes and prayers are for a resumption of in-person school (and church) and for a gradual re-creation of the freedom we enjoyed together. Many of … Continue reading →
  • A ‘thought for the week’ from my colleague in the Lordsbridge Team, Revd Priscilla Slusar.I wonder how you are coping with lockdown.  The media is full of suggestions about how we can survive the present situation.  This includes taking regular … Continue reading →
  • This is a truly challenging time for all of us.  There are moments of hope: in the spread of the vaccine amongst the vulnerable in our community, in the seasonal signs of spring, in the care still being extended to … Continue reading →
  • Medieval Buildings and Churches seminars by Dr Jonathan Foyle – Writer, broadcaster and historian Dr Jonathan Foyle has spent 25 years studying the Medieval buildings and churches of England. From Sunday 31st January until Easter Sunday (all at 4pm) he … Continue reading →
  • With thanks to my colleague Revd David Newton for this week’s thought. I was out running through the snow earlier this week and found myself reminiscing about 3 months I had in a Canadian Winter some years ago. Every day … Continue reading →
  • Over many years, I have enjoyed worshipping and spending time with Christians from a range of denominations and traditions as well as with those who are non-specific about any of this.  In my training to be an Anglican priest and … Continue reading →
  • Have you taken down your decorations yet?  We have, and we have replaced them with bowls of bulbs as the promise of spring – something hopeful.  But we are also giving a nod to a continuing festive feeling with lots … Continue reading →

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