‘Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.’
We have to say goodbye to Zoe, our Parish Administrator and thank her for all her help, support and loving fellowship over the last three years. Zoe is stepping back from a number of part time roles in order to spend more time on some of the essentials of living and especially her family and its new member Oscar! We wish her every happiness and hope we will still see her every now and again in our churches. Please if you know of anyone who might be interested in being our new Parish Administrator then direct them to our website where they will find all the details or just ask them to give me a call or send me an email. The closing date for applications is December 4th. We hope our new Administrator will start in February. Until then the best place to find information will be the website or on the notice boards at church.
Our Advent Candle prayers this year are about hope, peace, joy, love and finally celebration. If in our own individual lives we sometimes struggle to feel these emotions I pray that collectively as church we may enable each other and others outside our immediate circle to share in them in some shape or form.
You will see from the diary that we have a full programme of Christmas events both in our churches and out in the community. Opportunities to share in fellowship, carols and food and opportunities to give the same - to all ages!
I wish you a peaceful and blessed Christmas and New Year,