Category Archives: Message from the Vicar

News for 17th May

Flea Market continues… That’s right. It was open during the book sale, and again on Sunday after church. There was a lot of business on Sunday afternoon, as the good weather coaxed people out into the streets, where they found … Continue reading

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From the Vicar: “Dean things” still going on

Tomorrow I am off by train to Heidelberg.  I am going to participate, as Area Dean, in the interview of a candidate for the Chaplaincy in Heidelberg.  Heidelberg has been without a regular chaplain for some time, and I really … Continue reading

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Gospel Concert, Book Sale, and a note from the vicar about what makes an event really special …

 The American German Gospel Concert… This Sunday 7th May, 17:00 Leonhardskirche. Before and after the concert, a group of volunteers, mostly from the Church of the Nazarene, will be selling baked goods and snacks as an extension of the fund-raising … Continue reading

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Election results and other news from St. Catherine’s

1.  AGM Report There was a great atmosphere of cooperation in a time of transition as the new Parish Council was elected on Sunday. Howard Perry, Gary Anderton, Alison Seyerle, Susanna Thielecke, Roger Kemps, Frances Buttle, Christopher Sloan, Heather Anderson … Continue reading

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The Annual General Meeting is upon us … and other news …

From the Vicar:  “Technical” Things you might want to know about the way we celebrate Easter…. Technically speaking, Easter is not a day.  It is a season of the church.  It starts with the Day of the Resurrection, continues on … Continue reading

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Preparing for Easter…

Easter schedule Maundy Thursday – 18:30 – in the Anglican Centre The Last Supper with Foot-washing Good Friday – (2 services) – 12:00 in the Anglican Centre or 19:00 in church. Both will have singing, Veneration and Communion. Easter Vigil … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday and Holy Week at St. Catherine’s

Schedule of the services for Palm Sunday and Holy Week Palm Sunday begins outside in front of the church doors, weather permitting.  There the palms are blessed and distributed.  We enter the church and sing the great Palm Sunday hymn…. … Continue reading

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From the Vicar: What happens when a priest retires?

I suppose that most of you will have heard by now, that I will be retiring from full-time ministry this summer.  My final Sunday in Stuttgart will be 9 July 2017.  It makes me emotional to think about it, even … Continue reading

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News for 23rd March

What a super Sunday! Thanks to all the helpers for the weekend visit of the Bishop.  Both services on Sunday, the one here and the one in Ulm, were joyous and wonderful events.  All of the participants did a great … Continue reading

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News for 16th March

Sunday 19th March… Baptisms, confirmations, Holy Communion, Sunday School for the under and over 9s, bring & share lunch … and a visit from the Bishop, which is making the Vicar nervous. From the Vicar: Whenever the Bishop comes I … Continue reading

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