Some Helpful Tips for Church Hoppers

Here I have attempted to share some useful information to help those of you currently on the hop. I am afraid I have had to limit my information to the three denominations I have spent most time in. The Welcome The Anglican: As you arrive the Welcome team will seem very interested in arranging the 6 … [Read more…]

To Give and Take Away…

This is hard writing this, because I am right in the middle of it. Stuck in the thoughts and having my heart tugged, but it feels like it’s the right thing to do! So here I go, over the cliff… I’ll panic later! I have always hated the verse to that Matt Redman song ‘Blessed … [Read more…]

The End of the Nativity (Letter from A Vicars Wife)

Dear Maureen, Thank you so much for your long and informative letter.  You are correct in thinking that the Reverend Richard is rather busy at the moment and I am sure that it was a kind thought to bring your concerns to me rather than him. I was very sad to read that you intend … [Read more…]

A Christmas Letter From A Vicar’s Wife

Dear All, We have had a splendid year here, in our little parish! My Husband has been very busy, in-fact we have hardly seen him! Which is wonderful as we know that it is the Lord’s work that he is doing. Our six churches have been a source of great pleasure over the last 12 … [Read more…]

The Chaos and The Church

Family, Chaos and Church From when school broke up on Friday… I have Driven 3 children to Bognor for guitar lessons and sat in the car for an hour whilst the third climbed all over me, raced home to make dinner and enjoyed the usual screamer of a bedtime.   On Saturday morning I was woken up by the … [Read more…]

Journeys and Sat Nav

I am reading the book ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry’ by Rachel Joyce. It’s a good book and worth a read. It has got me thinking about journeys, particularly those that happen by accident! You can think of life as a journey or maybe even as a bunch of mini journeys that come together to … [Read more…]

On Being An Extrovert

Glamorous, sophisticated, one classy lady, that was what I was aiming for. I would sweep into a room with an air of mystery and ‘togetherness’ rarely seen. People would marvel at my ability to make polite conversation and nibble gently on food. I would have made the Victorians proud. There were just a couple of … [Read more…]