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From the Rector: Pentecost Sunday 2019

Dear friends A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team Ministry area. Today is Pentecost Sunday, (Whitsun in the old lectionary) when we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit to the first disciples. The Spirit equipped them with the power and love of Christ to share the message of the resurrection and of the…

From the Rector: Sunday 26th May 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team ministry area. May the peace of Christ be with you. Team Service and Feast 30th June 2019. Do make a note in your diaries for the Team Service on Sunday 30th June, at 10.30am. Checkendon Church will be hosting this, and, in honour of the…

From the Rector: Sunday 19th May 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our worship today wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. May the peace and joy of Christ be with you all. Checkendon Flower Festival – last chance! If you have not already had a chance to enjoy the flowers at St Peter and St Paul Checkendon flower festival, do come along to…

From the Rector: Sunday 12th May 2019

Dear friends, Many greetings, and God’s peace be with you. Welcome to our worship this morning. We remain in the Easter Season, celebrating the risen life of our Lord Jesus, and God’s triumph over the powers of darkness and death. Next weekend (18/19th May)  is your opportunity to enjoy both the beauty of God’s Creation, and also the skill and creativity of…

From the Rector: Sunday 5th May 2019

Dear friends, A warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping with us this Sunday. May the joy of the risen Christ be with you all. Firstly please make a note in your diary to visit the Checkendon Church Flower Festival – on the weekend of 18/19th May. There is a special celebration service on the Sunday morning too. Entry is…

From the Rector: Sunday 28th April 2019

Dear friends A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping this morning across the Langtree Team ministry area. May the joy and peace of the risen Christ be yours. Our thoughts and prayers this week remain with the Christian community of Sri Lanka, after last Sunday’s hideous and obscene attacks on churches and hotels. Christians are caught in the…

From the Rector: Easter Day 2019

Christ is Risen ! Dear friends, A very happy Easter to you all. Welcome to our worship this morning, from all of us across the Langtree Team Ministry area. A special welcome to visiting family members, friends, and those with us for the first time. May the love of God be with you. Our churches have been holding their “annual parish church…

From the Rector: Palm Sunday 14th April 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this Palm Sunday service, where we remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, acclaimed by the crowds as their King, upsetting the Temple authorities, and aggravating the Roman overlords. The stage is set for a confrontation – how does it end? I wonder if you can answer that question? Not many people in our society today…

From the Rector: Sunday 31st March 2019

Dear friends, May God’s peace and grace through Jesus Christ be with you all. Welcome to our worship this Mothering Sunday. Let us bless the Lord for the love and care that we have been shown throughout our lives, and especially that nurturing generous love from our mothers, whether living or departed. We gather to honour and celebrate all that they mean…