February 2016

This months blog is written by Martin Lees, one of our readers This week I took my wife’s car for its annual service. It always seems expensive but of course it is essential to ensure that the car stays safe and roadworthy, and to avoid bigger problems cropping up so...

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February 2016

This months blog is by Martin Lees, one of our readers This week I took my wife’s car for its annual service. It always seems expensive but of course it is essential to ensure that the car stays safe and roadworthy, and to avoid bigger problems cropping up so that...

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January 2016

Another new year with new starts and new possibilities. As a church we have been considering our purpose, mission and priorities over the last year or so and have just completed a short sermon series considering what we are here for. Our new ‘strap line’ that we will begin to...

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December 2015

I love all the excitement and build up to Christmas and even all the trimmings, Which is just as well as being a vicar it’s a pretty big part of my job at this time of the year!  But what is always a challenge is all the many little talks...

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November 2015

This months blog is written by Martin Lees, one of our readers The recent tragedy in Paris has captured our attention and given us much to think about.  Coincidentally 130 people (and counting) have also been killed in the escalating violence in Burundi this year, and there are concerns that...

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October 2015

Education has been in the news again this month as it so often is. Education is a vital part of any society’s infrastructure and preparation for its future growth and development, and yet is always disagreed over and has a high cost as we all think it important to invest...

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September 2015

September is very much the end of the holiday season as people try to fit in a last few sunny days before the autumn starts and Harvest Festivals are in our minds as a church. But September has been dominated this year by our international refugee and migrant crisis.  Many opinions...

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August 2015

This month’s blog is by Derek Goodwin, one of our Readers and Church Warden. As I write this blog halfway through September (I had forgotten I’d been asked to do it!) it seems that August was a long time ago. The autumn storms are coming and going and the trees...

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July 2015

We’ve just completed a series on Prayer in our sermons at Great Chart & Singleton – six weeks where we considered ‘ACTION’ prayers – which stand for six aspects of prayer – Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Intercession, Obligation, Needs. Three things stand out for me from our series on Prayer, one...

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June 2015

This months blog is written by Martin Lees, a Reader and a member of the Singleton Leadership Team “It is not good for man to be alone” – we are designed to be social animals. God Himself is a community – Father, Son & Holy Spirit in perfect communion –...

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