Challenging Issues in 1 Corinthians

This June and July at Singleton we will be focussing on some challenging issues that Paul raises and tackles in 1 Corinthians. 10thJune 1 Corinthians 1:26-end &1 Corinthians 3 Divisions 17thJune 1Corinthians 5 Immorality 24thJune 1 Corinthians 6 Lawsuits & litigation 1stJuly 1 Corinthians 9 Rights & responsibilities 8thJuly 1...

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Novena 2018

This blog is guest written by Nathan Wilson, Team Missioner for the Parish The Novena of prayer has been happening in Canterbury Diocese for the past 6 years. It is the time between Ascension Day when we remember Jesus returning to Heaven and Pentecost when we remember the coming of the...

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Easter 2018

For this Blog I want to reflect on Easter and the new resurrection life we celebrate.  I visit a lot of schools at this time of the year for their ‘Easter Assemblies’ and once again I find myself reflecting on the cross rather than the empty tomb.  The cross is...

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New Year 2018

This blog is written by Martin Lees, one of our Readers Did you spend Christmas Day with a baby or toddler – perhaps your child or grandchild? If so you will know how funny they are as, when given their Christmas presents (so carefully wrapped up by their parents or...

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Christmas 2017

Every Christmas I have a ‘word’ that focuses my mind in the many messages, talks, and ‘few words’ I give at various occasions during the run up to Christmas. In previous years I’ve used ‘hope’ ‘light’, ‘mother’, and last year was ‘heaven’. This year as usual I mulled over this...

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Advent 2017

This post is written by Martin Lees, one of our Lay Readers “Here is the news”. That phrase always sounds so definitive, as if the news each day is a uniquely-defined set of stories. But of course someone has to decide which of the many events occurring each day to report....

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Remembrance 2017

This Poem was read by Reuben a Year 6 Pupil at Great Chart Primary School at the Remembrance Sunday Service at St Marys Great Chart A POEM FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY “THE INQUISITIVE MIND OF A CHILD” Why are they selling poppies, Mummy? Selling poppies in town today. The poppies, child,...

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October 2017

This month’s Blog is written by the Rev Catherine Wilson, Curate of Biddenden & Smarden, formerly a member of St Mary’s in Great Chart & Singleton   November is a time of year for remembering, and while some dates are marked every year, others only pop up on significant anniversaries....

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June 2017

I’m not a great gardener but June is a time of amazing growth.  Trimmed hedges and moderate shrubs and recently mown grass suddenly burst forth. And vegetables planted as seed or tiny plants cover the vegetable patch. June is also a time of growth for me as it’s the month...

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May 2017

This months blog is written by James Beck, one of our Readers “Who thinks God’s voice is loud?” I asked this morning in the service at Singleton. Two hands (at least – there may have been more) shot up. Others said “No”, “Sometimes”, or “That’s not really a fair question!”....

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