27th June – Dedication Sunday

I am writing to you with the disappointing news that there is NO IN-PERSON GATHERING at St Jude’s this Sunday.  Having decided on Wednesday to cancel Sunday’s lunch, the Premier’s announcement at 11 am this morning has made it necessary for us to call off our in-person gathering altogether.  It is a shame to be […]

20th June 2021 – 12th Ordinary Sunday

There has been quite a flurry of activity behind the scenes at St Jude’s in recent weeks and months, getting ready for one of our biggest ever restoration projects.  After 156 years, St Jude’s is getting a new roof! For many years we have had the roof regularly checked so that slipped or broken slates […]

13th June 2021 – 2nd Sunday after Trinity

We can be extremely grateful to God for last Saturday’s Fireworks.  Our prayers for good weather were answered amazingly: the night was perfectly clear, still, and cold without being bitter.  Everyone had a safe and fun time around the campfires, enjoying the food and watching the fireworks. In this event’s twenty-year history, this was easily […]

6th May 2021 – 10th Ordinary Sunday

Following the end of the Easter season and the Ascension-Pentecost-Trinity sequence, today we return to our trip through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.  You might remember that the first three chapters of Ephesians have been grandly theological, setting out what God has done all the way from the plans he made before the world was […]