Category Archives: Chaplain’s Musings

Lenten reflection – 24th March

Every evening at 19:00, from Wednesday 25th March until at least Easter, we are all invited to join with the Evangelischen Kirchen in Stuttgart placing a lighted candle in the window, praying for our locality and the world and saying … Continue reading

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Musings for 17th March …

Another existential threat… All church activities and public acts of worship are suspended until further notice due to Corona Virus prevention measures. Thank you to those who told us they joined us in “Home Church” this Sunday. Details of resources … Continue reading

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Lenten reflection

March’s Newsletter is now online and available at the back of church Newssheet_March Calendar alterations: Prayer Breakfast – 14th March – cancelled German Conversation – 16th March – cancelled Lent Bible Study – 18th March – no meeting in the … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection – 3rd March 2020

Which ties into the message of Sunday’s sermon. For those who would like to (re)read it it can be found here – Sunday’s Sermon – Lent 1 March’s Newsletter is now online and available at the back of church Newssheet_March … Continue reading

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Lenten reflections…

During Lent – once again the Musings take the form of pictures rather than words, inviting us to reflect… prayers during Lent traditionally focus on: those preparing for baptism or confirmation the leadership team – wardens and council those looking … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s Musings 18th February 2020

#reflectionsforthisweek The journey of Lent – Holy Week – Easter begins next week with Ash Wednesday and will end in June with Pentecost (the birthday of the worldwide church). On Ash Wednesday, this year as last, – come and join … Continue reading

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#reflectionsforthisweek

You don’t have to be religious to believe in or practice forgiveness. You might even argue that religion can make people invincibly unforgiving, but the fact remains that religion gives us many of the best stories and metaphors for forgiveness. … Continue reading

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Reflections for this week … preparing for Lent

Next year – thoughout the season of Lent – I would like to gather snapshot stories of what the people of St Catherine’s have experienced in their spiritual journeys during Lent … This year I want to start that exercise … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s Musings for 28th January…

#reflectionsforthisweek Very nearly two months ago we, at St Catherine’s, embarked on a journey together. It was the first of the two long, epic and fundamental journeys of the Christian year. It began on Advent Sunday with O Come O … Continue reading

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News from St. Catherine’s

#reflectionsforthisweek Even though ‘Vocation Sunday’ isn’t until May (where it sits every year) you could be forgiven for thinking we have the dates wrong as we seem to be thinking about vocation early. Our ‘Renewal of Baptism Vows’ service two … Continue reading

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