Fellowship

St Mary Magdalene

We have a wide variety of subjects for our monthly Fellowship meetings with a July lunch and December Christmas meal.

Magazine June 2017

My Dear Friends, I’d like to share with you all, if I may, my Easter 2017 – ‘Resurrection’ moment; but before I proceed I should say that I do have the person’s permission whom this involves, to tell this true story … One day during Lent I was walking up Windmill Hill when a middle aged man in his forties, … Read More

Magazine May 2017

St Mary Magdalene Spring Fair 2017

30, The Ridgeway, Dear Friends, Last year, in 2016, we looked back on what had been a rather sad 2015, in which we lost some dear friends from our fellowship. This year too, and remembering that we are considering the calendar year 2016, we look back in sorrow at the passing of Les Fish and Ron Carr, and we continue … Read More

Magazine April 2017

Easter Services 2017

30, The Ridgeway, You have probably noticed that the penalties for using a mobile phone while driving have recently been increased to a £200 fine and 6 penalty points on the driving licence, doubling the earlier punishment. There has also been a radio campaign. After explaining the new law, the speaker declares how tempting it is to use one’s phone … Read More

Magazine March 2017

Ash Wednesday 2017

30, The Ridgeway, Do you have a great wardrobe? Most people have a cupboard in their bedroom, with a rail and perhaps some chests of drawers too. But to a medieval king a wardrobe meant something slightly different, as it was a room close to the chamber in which they slept, in which their valuables (which included their fine robes … Read More

Magazine February 2017

Bingo night with Fish and Chips

30, The Ridgeway, For the first time in quite a while, Lent does not start in February. So we have a ‘green’ month – liturgical green at least, and a good period of time to draw breath between the Christmas season and the coming penitential season. ‘Lent’ actually means ‘Spring’, and this coming year it really will be high Spring … Read More

Magazine May 2015

2015 May Cover Image

2014 was an eventful year in the life of the parish, as the reports on fabric and other activities have shown. As always, the particular features of the year are outlined in the Annual Report which is available on the website and elsewhere. So what I say is more of a personal take, and as always, we need to remind … Read More