Welcome

Welcome to our website. Whether you want Weddings or Word from Wormingford, to find out about or services or to take a tour of our Churches, we hope you enjoy touring our website - and we look forward to meeting you in person.

Richard on April 29th, 2016

The power of One  One is important. Whether it’s a leter in a word, a in a sentence, a petal on a flower, an ingredient in a cake, one missing can make a big difference. I can imagine flower arrangers searching for the perfect blooms, then making sure the arrangement is photogenic and balanced – […]

Continue reading about John’s Journal for May 2016

Richard on April 29th, 2016

Ronald Blythe reflects on St Paul’s words on loving and giving GEORGE HERBERT notes how “close, reserved and dark” we are when God asks for our heart. It came suddenly to mind when I remembered that it was on Quinquagesima Sunday that his coffin was placed on the floor of the little church at Bemerton […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford 29 April 2016

Richard on April 22nd, 2016

Listening to the sounds of nature, Ronald Blythe is never lonely THE other day, I was asked to write a little introduction to a guide to “E. M. Forster country”: that quiet fragment of Hertfordshire where the novelist lived, and where he placed Howards End. I have lived most of my life in “Constable country”, that part of […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford 22 April 2016

Richard on April 15th, 2016

Like St Francis, Ronald Blythe finds delight in Nature’s gifts I LIVE in bursts of extravagance, and what I believe is wild generosity, and in moments of stinginess. Whenever that is concerned, I am reminded of my friend Dennis, a cellist, who, cleaning out his aunt’s house, found a box labelled “Little bits of string too short […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford 15 April 2016

Richard on April 8th, 2016

Ronald Blythe recalls seeing plough horses drink from his pond THE artist John Nash, who lived in my old farmhouse, was famously addicted to ponds. There are two of them here, one fore and one aft. “Never pass up a pond,” he would say to me. There are many black-and-white photos of the cleaning out of […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford 8 April 2016

Richard on April 8th, 2016

Ronald Blythe finds delight in the writings of Julian of Norwich MOTHER JULIAN’s revelations of divine love remind me a little of those bones that emerged from a council car-park and on which a pile of later belief has been heaped. They had to be translated to be understood. She comes to my mind as I […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford 1 April 2016