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A Pilgrimage of Faith

Published on: 1st March 2019

A priest from Herefordshire has become one of the first Anglican chaplains to serve the Diocese in Europe?s Camino Chaplaincy, in Santiago de Compostela, the destination of the pilgrimage route that was recently highlighted in the BBC TV programme, Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago.


Praying for the parish

Published on: 1st March 2019

Plenty of us have prayed for one another, our local area and leaders as part of intercessions on a Sunday but how many of us pray for our neighbours at any other time of the week? In Ledbury people from all of the Christian churches are getting together once a week to pray for one another and their wider community.


A very messy baptism

Published on: 1st March 2019

"They thought it was really nice and it suited both of my girls as it didn't feel as formal as having it in a church service on a Sunday as ours was so relaxed."


Life After Debt

Published on: 1st March 2019

"I dived under the table to hide from someone at the door, worried that he'd see me. I hardly ever went out because I was scared someone was waiting on the driveway."


First steps in Faith

Published on: 1st March 2019

So many of the people who come to our churches asking for an infant or child baptism are not a regular part of our church community...


Working with your local School

Published on: 1st March 2019

If you were in the vicinity of Lord Scudamore Academy during Holy Week you may have caught a glimpse of 90 school children processing down the street, led by two donkeys, singing Hosanna and waving paper palm leaves. They were attending an Easter themed afternoon at St Nicholas church in Hereford. Reader, Malcom Robertson described what the children got up to:


Welcoming the whole family

Published on: 1st March 2019

"By inviting families we found that children came with their mum, but by starting a group specifically for dads they also started to come along too? That's the experience of St George's Church in Pontesbury. They have been focusing on intentional activities involving the children who already attend the parents and toddler group, Little Dragons and the families they are in touch with through schools work...


A Vicar's Life Legacy

Published on: 1st March 2019

The broadcast of A Vicar's Life made a remarkable impact in this part of the world. Maybe it's no surprise that our clergy, should be stopped in the street by random strangers wanting to talk about the previous week's episode...


Praying for North Korea

Published on: 1st March 2019

1,500 people were gathered in the main arena at Spring Harvest in Minehead in April - they were there on this particular evening to hear from Hea Woo who came to faith after her husband, who was a Christian, died in a prison in North Korea...


A Christian Community for all

Published on: 1st March 2019

In December last year 18-year-old Lydia Cole died unexpectedly. At her funeral the newly in post Christine Cattanach heard two of her friends discussing how the church felt like theirs because they have all of their family weddings and funerals there but they didn't come at any other time...


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