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Marrows and Crêpe Paper Boxes Whatever happened to Harvest Festival?

Marrows and Crêpe Paper Boxes Whatever happened to Harvest Festival? How old were you when you last wrapped a cardboard box with brightly coloured crêpe paper, filled it to the brim with home grown vegetables, and then struggled to carry it up the aisle of the church to lay in front of the altar for… Continue reading Marrows and Crêpe Paper Boxes Whatever happened to Harvest Festival?

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The Kingdom of Heaven is like…. among you

The Kingdom of Heaven is like…. among you Sermon for Trinity 7 – Sunday 30 July 2017 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe Text: The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, yeast, hidden treasure, a pearl of great value, a net, a storehouse. (Matthew 13:31-33,44-52) God give you peace my sisters and brothers.… Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven is like…. among you

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Of Piers and Promenades …or why the Vicar has a secret stash of 2p coins

Much to the delight of the many children who come to visit our town and parish during the long summer holiday it looks as if the refurbishment of the Pier Head and further work on restoring the beach shelters along the promenade will be finished ahead of schedule. This gives me an excellent opportunity to… Continue reading Of Piers and Promenades …or why the Vicar has a secret stash of 2p coins

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If Jesus sowed in Suffolk – on becoming good soil.

If Jesus sowed in Suffolk – on becoming good soil. Sermon for Sunday 15 July 2017 – St John the Baptist, Felixstowe – Text: Matthew 13.23  God give you peace my sisters and brothers.  If Jesus were to farm in Suffolk, or at least tell the parable of the sower today, would he tell it differently?… Continue reading If Jesus sowed in Suffolk – on becoming good soil.