Magazine December 2019

Christmas Bazaar and Toy Service for magazine

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 the stories of the nativity … Read More

Magazine November 2019

2019 confirmation and licensing event

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 like this: To My Beloved … Read More

Magazine March 2018

30 The Ridgeway, Dear Friends, This year we began Lent on St Valentine’s Day, and will end it on April Fools’ Day, and we have not had a year like this since 1945! It means we began the season with a secular focus on love and will end it on foolishness. Both of these lie at the heart of our … Read More

The Festive Fair

St Mary Magdalene

Festive Fair

Start the Festive Season with the St Mary Magdalene Festive Fair. Cakes, tombola, hand-made items, new and second-hand jewellery, mince pies, toiletries, a raffle and lots of other goodies to be had.

Magazine January 2017

Epiphany

30, The Ridgeway, Dear friends, Christmas is not over – it has just begun! I expect you have taken down your decorations by now and the home might be looking a bit bare. But whether you have (or whether you leave them up until Candlemas!), the Epiphany Season is just beginning. Epiphany is the Cinderella season – it is equally … Read More