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Pacifists or Peace Makers?

Dear Friends,
Apologies, my weekly blog is late this week.  It’s been a rather busy week with travel and work and now more travel!
Earlier this week, I was thinking about two of the biggest influences on my life – Buddhism and Quakerism.  Buddhism – because I identify as … read more.

Possible Projects?

Dear Friends,
We’ve just returned from Lille, in Northern France (the capital of the Hauts-de-France region, not far from the border with Belgium).  We usually go there  3 or 4 times a year, as its only takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there via … read more.

Knit for peace

Dear Friends,
I’ve just returned from a few days in Ireland, seeing my mother and our extended family there.   It was good to reconnect in person with our loved ones.  It was deeply inspiring to drive to familiar places, especially the hills of my childhood … read more.

Pride

Dear Friends,
It was a joy to see some of your photographs from both the LGBTQ+ March and our Church stall at the Pride Festival.  Thanks to all of you who took part and who made time to visit our Church Stall.
A special thank you to … read more.

This week’s events

Dear Friends,
Thanks to all of you who were able to attend our ‘Hiroshima Service’ on Saturday August 3rd.  Thanks to Lukaš for his inspiring music and to Anne for her thought provoking reading about remembering the day the 2nd World War ended when she was … read more.

Hiroshima Day

Dear Friends,
From now on, I will be doing a weekly diary and blog which will be sent out by email every Sunday or Monday morning and the information will be put on our church website and on our Facebook Page.
Please, if you have any events or … read more.

They Are Us!

Dear Friends,

On Friday March 15th at 140pm and 155pm there were two consecutive terror attacks at mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand during Friday prayer time.  The two attacks caused the death of 50 people and varying degrees of injuries to 50 others.  … read more.

February/March Bulletin

Dear Friends,

As we move through the dark days of winter to the returning light of spring, the first and second days of February give us the opportunity to celebrate the Christian and ancient Celtic Festival of Imbolc – St Brigid’s Day, or the … read more.

The Meaning Of Christmas

Dear Friends,

Well the annual Christmas Markets have started and the Christmas Tree was lit on Saturday December 1st in Old Town Square looking more lovely than ever before. The magic of Christmas is once again upon us and the Christmas Carols are blaring out … read more.