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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May 2015

May or sometimes June contains the second (after Easter) most important Festival and Celebration in the church’s year.  It is Pentecost or Whitsun when we celebrate the coming of God’s Holy Spirit upon all people who will receive and welcome the Holy Sprit’s presence in their lives.  Jesus was limited...

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April 2015

For some years I have subscribed to a monthly classic car magazine, and it always intrigues me that each edition arrives more than a month before the date on its cover!  For those who see this website and my blogs more regularly it seems I have arrived at the opposite...

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March 2015

This month’s blog is written by Greg Allen, a member of the Singleton Leadership Team. Vaudeville gave us plate spinning. Spinning plates on the end of sticks. The goal was to spin as many plates in the air as possible without allowing any to crash to the ground. A balancing...

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February 2015

February marks a change in the church’s year and also what we emphasise in the Christian Faith. 2nd February ends perhaps the most popular and well known time in the churches year – Advent, Christmas and Epiphany when the emphasis is on looking forward and the great excitement and celebration...

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January 2015

This month’s blog is by Derek Goodwin, one of our Readers. Welcome to 2015! I guess by now some of you may have broken your New Year Resolution; or at least be wondering whether it was such a good idea to give up chocolate and wine at the same time? Although it was...

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