NEW POST for REVD IAN WHITLEY

We warmly congratulate Revd Ian, who has been curate here since 2017, on his appointment as Vicar of Lingfield and Dormansland.  We thank him most heartily for all he has contributed to All Saints, and we pray for every blessing for him, Kat and Oscar in this next phase of their...
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CREATIONTIDE & HARVEST THANKSGIVING – 4th October

Come and join us on 4th October at 9.30am for our Service for  Creationtide  & Harvest Thanksgiving, when we shall be giving thanks for God’s good gift of creation as we commit ourselves to care for the resources of the earth in the face of climate change and other...
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WHEN WILL THE CHURCH BE OPEN FOR WORSHIP?

Legally we were allowed to hold services in the church building again from the start of July.  But the PCC decided, in the interests of safety, to delay till at least August to give us time to put the necessary plans and precautions in place, according to the guidance we have...
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REFLECTION for 2nd SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Patrick Hopkinson writes: How much should we focus on the differences between us? How much should the past interfere with the present? How should the present judge the past? These questions and others have been going through my mind since the tragic death of George Floyd in...
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REFLECTION for 1st SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Philip Batten reflects on Matthew 9.35-10.38 As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth: and he said to him, ‘Follow me.’ The opening words of our gospel reading for this Sunday aren’t just addressed to Matthew, I believe they are...
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REFLECTION for 7th June

Rosemary Whipp writes: As I write this the Government has announced a partial relaxation of the lockdown so life can begin to return to some kind of normality. But what is the world going to be like in the future? Over the past weeks life has slowed down considerably, for some...
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REFLECTION for Sunday after Ascension Day

Faith Collins reflects on Acts 1:6-14: In the church calendar we are in in-between times. Last Thursday we marked the Ascension – Jesus’ farewell to his disciples and return to his Father. Next Sunday we shall remember the coming of the Holy Spirit upon Jesus’ followers at...
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REFLECTION for 6th Sunday of Easter

George Harcourt-Vernon writes: Waiting is an anxious time for all of us, whether we are expecting good or bad news, or events, to happen. Time seems somehow to slow down, when waiting for the bus! Waiting is some time for all of us to endure. It is a part of the fabric of...
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REFLECTION on ACTS 7:55-end

Patrick Hopkinson writes: As we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day this weekend and the defeat of Nazism, it is a time to turn our thoughts to the relief and joy felt by those who were there. For the first time in almost six years, people could sleep soundly in their...
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FAREWELL LETTER from Revd Maria

Dear Friends, When I thought that April 2020 would be a good time to retire, having shared Lent, Holy Week, Easter, the APCM, and a significant birthday, no one could have foreseen just how odd this month was going to be so, as we are unable to meet, I’m writing my goodbye to you...
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