Sunday 23 January 2022
Did you know that at this time of year, some health clubs see a rise in subscriptions of up to fifty per cent? We value our bodies and want to do something to look after them. A recent survey in America said that young people spend more money on health and wellbeing than they do on their college fees. So, it’s interesting to read that our physical bodies are the subject of Paul’s letter to the local church in Corinth, which is part of modern Greece.
Pause for Thought
With the Reverend Angela Hannafin
Light of the World
Do you like the darkness? When I was a child, I found it terrifying. My vivid imagination meant shapes on the back of the door became monsters and kept me awake. The inky power of the night felt very difficult and often oppressive. I still find the lack of light in winter time a challenge, and living in...
The Dec-Jan edition of the Village News magazine is out now, spanning the changing years from 2021 into 2022.
The arrival of winter can be a difficult time, with colder weather and dark nights but this is also a time to look forward and prepare for what is to come. Advent takes us through to the Christmas celebrations of Christ's birth, which in turn paves the way for the start of the new year to come and all the hopes we have for it.
Parish Five Year Plan
2021 - 2026
Plans to grow and develop the work of our churches in the parish over the next five years were announced at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting on 4 May 2021.
Our Environmental Policy
Our planet is facing a dramatic change in climate, which according to scientists the world over is a result of human action over the last 150 years, predominantly through the burning of fossil fuels to create energy.
As Christians we have a responsibility to take care of God's creation and the Parish Environmental Policy declares our commitment to do just that.
For help, support & information
Precious Times Resource
Words don’t seem to be able to fully describe just how difficult and challenging the last year has been. I continue to struggle with making sense of what we are living through.
Prayer & worship
Find the time to explore some of these resources and listen to weekly intercessions, lead by Angela and members of our congregation, to help you through this pandemic.
Free dial-in worship
The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes during the coronavirus lockdown.
The church really helps me put life in perspective, particularly when I've had a challenging week.