Broken Vessels

Friday 17 December 2021

In the sixteenth century tea culture of Japan, a young attendant to Toyotomi Hideyoshi (a warlord of the time) dropped an invaluable piece of teaware, with it breaking into five pieces.

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It’s been one of those weeks

Sunday 12 December 2021

It’s been one of those weeks where you kept your eye on the news, because there’s been a lot of ‘telegrams and anger’ as E.M. Forster called it.

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Blessing of the Crib

Sunday 5 December 2021

One of the treats of my childhood Christmas Eves was being allowed to help set up our precious stone crib.

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Advent Sunday

Friday 26 November 2021

Advent begins this weekend.

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Sunday 21 November

Friday 19 November 2021

20 November each year marks the Transgender Day of Remembrance when we remember all transgender people who have been murdered or died because of who they are.

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Sunday 14 November

Monday 15 November 2021

It was fantastic to be at the Patronal service last Sunday to celebrate with the congregation.

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Remaking our world

Friday 5 November 2021

The feast of All Saints was last Sunday.

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We are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses

Friday 29 October 2021

This last year has reminded us starkly of a truth common to every human being – that each one of us one day will face the sorrow of being parted from those we love by death and ultimately the reality of our own death too.

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Sunday 24 October

Sunday 24 October 2021

Along the pilgrim way, near Canterbury we came to All Saints Church, Boughton Aluph where refreshment abides.

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