Priest's Blog

A monthly piece from our priest, also published in the parish magazine. During the Coronavirus this page will also include the emails that are sent out to the Church community. For Sundays please see the Sermons page. Thank you and please keep safe.

Priest’s Blog ~ September 2020 Trinity 13: We have a blueprint for dealing with conflict. Dear friends, Friends old and new, here we are this week beginning to take baby steps and reintroduce a Eucharist. It wil...

Priest’s Blog ~ August 2020 Trinity 8: ‘Are you a feeder too?’ Dear friends, Friends old and new, are you a feeder? Here at St Marys we are a hospitable lot, we love our parties, our coffee mornings and all ...

Priest’s Blog ~ July 2020 Trinity 4 Dear friends, Friends old and new. Another week has rolled on and covid-19 is still very much with us, our guard must remain up. Please keep doing what you have been doing. Th...

The Rev'd Mo Lunn

Priest’s Blog ~ June 2020 ASK: Trinity 2 Dear Friends, Well it has happened, Gordon has gone from our everyday lives. Gone but will return for the real leaving and the presents and the party. We wish him, Jessic...

The Rev'd Mo Lunn

Priest’s Blog ~ June 2020ASK: Trinity 1 Dear friends, I hope the past week has been good for you and that you remain safe and well. Apart from pounding the pavements of Bush Hill Park ours has been much the same...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ May 2020 ASK: Pentecost Dear friends, Nearly twenty years ago, just after the Millennium had inspired us in all sorts of ways, folk began to notice that over the horizon was the year 2020. Not qui...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ May 2020 ASK Easter 7 Dear Friends, Another Bank Holiday weekend at home arrives swiftly on the tails of the last one.  I do hope you can enjoy it in some way.  Last week I talked about inching ...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ May 2020 ASK: Easter 6 Dear friends, Another week of lockdown passes, and we now hear that London has moved from being one of the worst-infected areas of the country to the lower end of the scale ...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ May 2020 Easter 5 Dear Friends, I hope and pray the bank holiday is treating you well and you are getting some sunshine! This has become a weekly weekend missive, and now we have passed forty days...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ May 2020ASK Easter 4 Dear Friends, Perhaps this saying is familiar to you: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know t...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ April 2020ASK – Easter 3 Dear friends, I don’t often quote a bank, but the phrase used by Barclays this week, ‘we may be further apart but we have never been closer’ has special resonance, n...

The Rev'd Dr Gordon Giles

Vicar’s Blog ~ April 2020Ask: Lock down Christ is risen: Alleluia! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! Dear friends, The lock down has been extended, which comes as no surprise really. Perhaps we are getting used to ...