Sybil Clutton’s Burial

Sybil’s burial, laying her to rest with Harold who died in 1972, took place nearby at Lavender Hill Cemetery The Reverend Stephen Taylor, former Curate of St Mary Magdalene’s conducted the Burial. At Lavender Hill Cemetery The Committal The Reverend Stephen Taylor says: The Lord is full of compassion and mercy, slow to anger and of great goodness. As a … Read More

Sybil’s Funeral

The Funeral of Mrs Sybil Clutton, Churchwarden Emeritus, took place at St Mary Magdalene’s on Friday 20th January 2012 at 11.30am. Sybil Clutton RIP Her name, Sybil, means ‘prophetess’, and she rightly predicted – but only just – that she would not live to a hundred. And it has to be admitted that this is a day that we have … Read More

‘Come and See’

1 Samuel 3.1-10; Revelation 5.1-1; John 1.43-51 We have certainly been turned upside down this week. And turning upside down has become the theme of the beginning of 2012 already. Not only is our church turned upside down, but only yesterday – a hundred years after the greatest shipping disaster in history – the sinking of the Titanic – another … Read More

Mike Buck’s Funeral

I have only had the good fortune to know Michael for the last nine years, so I am grateful – as I’m sure you are – to Bob, for that lovely tribute, and to the many people who contributed to it and put it together. And of course, as we all know, such a tribute – fitting and loving as … Read More