Magazine April 2021

Holy Week and Easter

Parish Magazine ~ April 2021 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. ASK: The Second Sunday of Lent. “If any want … Read More

Magazine March 2021

SMM church image

Parish Magazine ~ March 2021 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. ASK: The Second Sunday Before Lent. “And the Word … Read More

Magazine February 2021

SMM church image

Parish Magazine ~ February 2021 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. ASK: Feast of the Epiphany “Where is the child … Read More

Magazine January 2021

SMM church image

Parish Magazine ~ January 2021
Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes.

Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here.

Magazine December 2020

December magazine header

Parish Magazine ~ December 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. ASK: The Third Sunday before Advent – Remembrance Sunday … Read More

Magazine November 2020

Sunday Service web v2

Parish Magazine ~ November 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Trinity 17: “Who’s vineyard is it?”. Dear friends Friends … Read More

Magazine October 2020

St Mary Magdalene Church

Parish Magazine ~ October 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Trinity 13: We have a blueprint for dealing with … Read More

Magazine September 2020

Parish Magazine ~ September 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Trinity 8: ‘Are you a feeder too?’ Dear friends, … Read More

Magazine August 2020

Church open slider

Parish Magazine ~ August 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our Curate, The Rev’d Maureen Lunn, have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Trinity 4 Dear friends, Friends old and new. Another … Read More

Magazine July 2020

Church open slider

Parish Magazine ~ July 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, the Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. Our clergy have been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Trinity Sunday Dear friends, Time rolls onward as an inevitable stream, and even … Read More

Magazine June 2020

Pentecost-slider

Parish Magazine ~ June 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, th Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. The Vicar has been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Easter 4 – May 3rd 2020 Dear Friends, Perhaps this saying is familiar … Read More

Magazine May 2020

Christian Aid Logo

Parish Magazine ~ May 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, th Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. The Vicar has been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Holy Week: Dear St Mary Magdalene Family, In order to slow down the … Read More

Magazine April 2020

ASK for help poster

Parish Magazine ~ April 2020 Due to the Coronavirus ‘Lockdown’ of March 2020 onwards, th Parish magazine is published mainly online and only a few copies printed for archival purposes. The Vicar has been writing by email to members of the congregation, and the content appears here. Coronavirus Task Force Dear friends, This is a time of anxiety and uncertainty, … Read More

Magazine March 2020

2020 Bible reading afternoon

Parish Magazine ~ March 2020 Dear friends, By now you will probably have heard our news, announced on 23rd February, that after 17 years as Vicar of St Mary Magdalene’s, I have accepted the invitation from the Crown to take up the post of Canon Chancellor of Rochester Cathedral. Such a decision and all it entails yields a mixture of … Read More

Magazine February 2020

2020 Ash Wednesday magazine

Parish Magazine ~ February 2020 Lent 2020 How do we belong to God and with Jesus? This year’s Lent Book is by David Walker, Bishop of Manchester, who writes: ‘Again and again, as I have sought to look into both the scriptures and my own life, I have heard in the silence the one who assures me, ever more strongly, … Read More

Magazine January 2020

2020-01 The Caught Moment Art Evening

Parish Magazine ~ January 2020 Dear Friends, I hope you had a good Christmas and a happy new year. Thank you for all the cards we received. It was a good Christmas in Church too, attendances at the Christmas services were up, as was the generosity from congregations, and indeed so too was the amount of money we raised for … Read More

Magazine December 2019

Christmas Bazaar and Toy Service for magazine

Parish Magazine ~ December 2019 Dear friends, What a wonderful production the Drama Group put on of Dorothy L Sayers two plays He that should come and Kings in Judea recently. Described by one member of the audience on the Friday night as ‘nativity plays for adults’ these were great dramas and explored the hidden depths and theological meanings behind … Read More

Magazine November 2019

2019 confirmation and licensing event

Parish Magazine ~ November 2019 Dear Friends, Epilogue to my sermon from Paul’s 2nd Letter to Timothy 1: 1-14 This I believe, may be my last sermon before I retire, and if I was writing a letter to St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Windmill Hill, in the style of Paul to Timothy. In a paragraph or two it might read something … Read More

Magazine October 2019

2019 Harvest

Parish Magazine ~ October 2019 When we commemorated the end of the First World War last November we looked back at the parish magazines from 100 years earlier to see what people were saying at the time – particularly what the vicar wrote in the magazine and other parish records. Since then I’ve been very aware that what one writes … Read More

Magazine September 2019

2019 parish concert slider

Parish Magazine ~ September 2019 We Need One Another!  My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I’m sure most of you will have now heard that I will be Retiring at Harvest, on Sunday 13th October 2019 at the 10am Service; followed by lunch in the hall. Retiring, but definitely not leaving! After a holiday, I plan to join everyone … Read More