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Soul Food: Poppy Day Biscuits

The cubs came into church to practice their parts in our Remembrance Service. I that they would need some form of sustenance on a November evening and that hot chocolate and something appropriate to munch on would be in order. … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Palm Sunday Biscuits

Palm Sunday feels like a great celebration, even though we are travelling ever closer to the cross. Palm Sunday leads us straight into Holy Week, but before the betrayals, the denials, the false accusations, and kangaroo court, before the death … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Stir Up Sunday

The last Sunday of the church year has traditionally been known as ‘Stir up Sunday’. The term comes from the collect for the day Stir up we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday is the preaching slot most dreaded in the church calendar. It is the Sunday when we try to explain (without invoking any heresies) how the One True God could be three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Resurrection Stories

One of my favourite resurrection stories, is about the time that Jesus surprised two of his disciples who had decided to call it a day. and were dejectedly walking away from Jerusalem and were on their way home to Emmaus. … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Easter Blessings

I am writing this on Holy Saturday – lent is almost over and I’m drooling at the though of roast lamb tomorrow. I am also quite excited about the celebrations of Jesus’ resurrection which will begin tonight when we light … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Hot Cross Buns

Lightly spiced fruit buns have a pre-Christian history, linked with superstition and luck and friendship. Read more here It wasn’t until the 12th Century that a monk came up with the idea of adding a cross and turning them into … Continue reading

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