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Preacher: Margery Spencer

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Brief Encounter

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Do you like having visitors to stay?  I do even although it means that I have to clean up a little more vigorously than usual.  Amend that – a lot…
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The Shrewd Manager

Sunday, September 22, 2019
In my former life as a teacher I often encountered pupils who found it difficult to grasp the ideas I was trying to get across.  Notably when I tried to…
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Possessed by possessions?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Good morning, it is good to be here. I wonder - do you have a cupboard under the stairs where possessions get put when you don’t know what to do…
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Seeing is believing or is it?

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Seeing is believing – or is it? Do we believe everything we read in the newspapers or see on television or on film? Not always and rightly so. You only…
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Turning Points

Sunday, January 13, 2019
It is good to be back.  May I wish you somewhat belatedly a Happy New Year!  New year is a time for looking back and for looking forward. It is…
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Flippin heck – Lazarus and wow moments

Sunday, November 4, 2018
How do you celebrate when something good happens? A glass of bubbly? If you are a bit mean like me it is Prosecco.  Or is it a cup of tea?…
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John the Baptist beheaded

Sunday, July 15, 2018
What sells newspapers?  What articles or pictures on the front pages will guarantee increased sales.  Well firstly any article or picture about the royal family. It was always said that…
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Time for a spring clean?

Sunday, March 4, 2018
I am not the most organised of people.  Planning a long term in advance is not one of my fortes and I tend to leap into things and think later. …
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