Category Archives: Chaplain’s Musings

Harvest Festival – Sunday 14th October

Our ‘Harvest Festival’ this year is this Sunday 14th October – please bring tins and dried goods to give to Schwäbische Tafel (food bank) which will be collected during the Harvest Thanksgiving Eucharist. After the service there will be a … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 3rd October

#thoughtforthisweek We are all caught up in the cycle of Autumn-being-a-busy-time. Be it the start back to work after summer holidays away or the beginning of the academic year, even the weather changes as if to emphasise this. In churches … Continue reading

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Thinking about stewardship

Two weeks ago, we thought about all the things that we love about St. Catherine’s and what we need to do to make those things happen: as well as people to help out with the many things we do at … Continue reading

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Have you got your picnic blanket ready?

Our annual church picnic will take place this Sunday – 9th September – at Killesberg. Come along after our back-to-school service and join in the fun. Bring your own picnic and a bit to share… We’ll meet as usual under … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 270818

#thoughtforthisweek well as the temperatures have dropped, it’s a reminder that we are nearly into September and have much to look forward to and work towards….. following on from the Sundays we looked at Public Prayer in our services (more … Continue reading

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9th September – School starters blessing, church picnic and lots more

On Sunday 9th September the children will be helping lead our service and we will have a special blessing for those starting school. If your child is starting school please get in touch with Marianne children@stcatherines-stuttgart.de or Kara chaplain@stcatherines-stuttgart.de. Our annual … Continue reading

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Pictures from 150th Anniversary Celebrations

Jim Palik’s photos and Pfarrer Doll’s address (which sadly he didn’t get chance to give) are now available to look at online – Celebrating 150 years since the consecration of St. Catherine’s CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 14th August 2018 #thoughtforthisweek Without giving … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s musings on prayer

#thoughtforthisweek last month I wrote: “I invite us to begin to think about what is the purpose of public prayer… which we shall explore together during August”. Well August is now here… The Lord’s Prayer is always imagined to be … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS and Notices for 31st July 2018

#thoughtforthisweek Our readings continue this week with the themes of Calling or Vocation and of the several motifs associated with the claim in John’s gospel ‘I am the bread of life ….’ I wish, however, to stick with the fact … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th July – 18:00 – Musical entertainment and more…

Come and enjoy an informative and entertaining evening: you will learn interesting facts about our church, and these talks will be punctuated by entertainment. Music, poems and sketches, serious and comic, there is something for everyone, all in the style … Continue reading

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