Yearly Archives: 2019

A reflection for the second week of Lent, from Archdeacon Robert

Transcript I don’t have a particularly good relationship with Lent – maybe I don’t have great will-power, which I don’t, or possibly it feels too much like a test, and I’m not convinced God wants to set us tests. Sin … Continue reading

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A refection for the first week of Lent, from Bishop John

Transcript Lent is a time for reassessing our priorities, a time to seek to see things from a more godly perspective. Traditionally Christians have attempted this through giving something up. ‘What are you giving up for Lent?’ we are sometimes … Continue reading

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Children’s Easter Craft Workshop – Saturday 13th April

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Pancakes at the Rectory

On “Shrove” Monday (yes Monday!), the Rectory was filled with activity and good appetites. A wonderful way to meet and chat together and enjoy pancakes – there was a great production line going, from mixing batter to cooking, serving and, … Continue reading

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March’s Teme Valley Tote Winners

March’s Draw (The twelfth draw in this series) March’s prize draw of the Tote was decided when Rev’d Julia Curtis rolled the dice on 2nd March to select the set of random numbers and the starting point. As a result, … Continue reading

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A letter from the Archdeacon of Dudley for March

Driving to church one Sunday morning recently I heard a report on the radio about ‘slow art’. Not something I had considered before, but I discovered there is a Slow Art Movement, and a Slow Art Day (6 April this … Continue reading

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Pound the Bounds Returns For Its 19th Year

The annual Pound the Bounds event in aid of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is returning Sunday 5th May 2019 in Rock, Worcestershire. Getting involved in the fun outdoor event not only raises money for the lifesaving charity, it offers participants … Continue reading

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Teme Valley Tote – New Series starts in April

All surplus from the Tote goes to the Churches in Teme Valley North and Teme Valley South – last year this amounted to over £3,000. A new series starts in April and we will be collecting your subscriptions in March. … Continue reading

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February’s Teme Valley Tote Winners

February’s Draw (The eleventh draw in this series) February’s prize draw of the Tote was decided when Rev’d Julia Curtis rolled the dice on 3rd February to select the set of random numbers and the starting point. As a result, … Continue reading

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A Letter from the Bishop of Dudley for February

In many churches that I visit there is a box next to a sign saying, ‘For the Food Bank – Thank You’. I hear about numerous lunch groups, ‘knit and natter’ sessions and after-school clubs, and once I saw a … Continue reading

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‘Singing Nowhere’ with Paul Heppleston – 23rd/24th March

‘Singing Nowhere’ with Paul Heppleston Saturday 23rd March (evening) Sunday 24th March (morning) Abberley Village Hall By popular demand Paul Heppleston is returning to lead a singing workshop at Abberley Village Hall on Saturday 23rd March at 7pm, and also … Continue reading

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