Don’t forget the free, 3 Churches APPLEFEST event is taking place on Saturday 26 September from 12 noon to 4p.m. in St. Andrew’s Church, Wormingford and Community Education Centre (the former school), Church Road CO6 3AD. Click on the image to see the poster, click the link for the brochure or read on for details. Don’t miss the […]
To find service times, readings, prayers and NEWS , click the image below to open the Benefice Bulletin 13 September 2015.
After a period of lethargy, warm weather energises Ronald Blythe WALKING down the farm track with bare legs, I am careful not to annoy the inhabitants of Mining Bees City. I pass the sloes where the Little Owls dwell, the ripening elderberries, and the heroic oak that must have rooted when George Herbert was singing […]
Questions, Questions! Are you looking forward to the AppleFest on 26th September? Have you got your tickets for Christine Walkden’s Gardeners’ Question Time? Is it any wonder that’s on my mind, right now? And where’s this Journal leading? Questions… we all have them, don’t we? (That’s 5 so far!) From the recurring “why?” of the […]
To find service times, readings, prayers and NEWS , click the image below to open the Benefice Bulletin 6 September 2015.
Ronald Blythe reflects on the value of a scythe and a dibber SUMMER rain. The land is thirsty for it. No birdsong to speak of, just the perpetual running of my stream to the Stour. I say Robert Louis Stevenson’s prayers at matins — the ones he wrote for his Samoan community. They called him Tusitala, the writing […]
To find service times, readings, prayers and NEWS , click the image below to open the Benefice Bulletin 30 August 2015.
Ronald Blythe, the horses, and the white cat welcome the rain A SOFT morning. Bees are working the fuchsias by the door — the one we brought from Cornwall when we were young. We had seen John Betjeman struggling against the wind at Constantine Bay. Here, the rain falls in its reminiscent fashion, drenching everything, […]