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…]

The Diary of a Vicar’s Wife, Palm Sunday

 Sunday 13th April 2014 I have finally sat down to write in my diary, what a day! My husband decided it would be a lovely idea, this Palm Sunday to bring all our churches together. He felt that a little procession through town would do everyone the world of good. ‘Think of the community spirit’ … [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…]

Used or Used

 I have been going to Church all my life and I have been very blessed to be involved in a variety of different denominations and enjoyed many different styles of worship and teaching. Recently I have been thinking about something that I have heard talked about, preached on and inferred to in most of these communities. Whether they were Charismatic … [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…]