Message for July

Message for July

Dear Friends, I wonder what History will make of the first six months of 2017? The tragic events of the three terrorist attacks in London and Manchester have shown us once again just how vulnerable we can be to the deliberate actions of others, while the devastating...
Minister’s message for June

Minister’s message for June

When terrorism strikes as it did in Manchester, and when we face other deep problems in life, we can forget that the Christian message of ‘Emmanuel’ – ‘God with us’ – is always one of hope. The reason for that is that the practical outcome of both Resurrection and...
Peace & Grace

Peace & Grace

Saying goodbye is not easy. I prefer to say au revoir as I hope to see you all again. The good people of Bromley have become part of my life, and when I say part of my heart will always be here, and you will always be in my heart, it is so very true. When I am asked...
Minister’s message for November

Minister’s message for November

I think autumn is probably my favourite season. Whilst Winter has a striking quality, especially when the sun shines through leafless tress, Spring has the most evident signs of hope, new life bursting in abundance, and Summer has the full blaze of warmth, a huge...
Minister’s message for Easter

Minister’s message for Easter

You may have heard or read about the possibility of “fixing the date of Easter”. It is not a new idea, and in relatively recent times two proposals have been made. Back in 1923 the Pan-Orthodox Congress of Constantinople came up with a similar idea and though it was...
Minister’s message for February

Minister’s message for February

As I sat down to write this month’s pastoral letter I knew that I wanted to write something about the centrality of the Bible in our faith. We are really most privileged to have Rev Dr Janet Tollington, Tutor at Westminster College, coming to lead our Church Day on...