Rector's Ramblings

Date posted: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 20:18

Rector’s Ramblings

The seasons of the church year are identified by name and colour; we begin December with the season of Advent and the colour purple and we move into The Christmas season which is signified by the colour white. These colours are evident in the Altar frontal in church...Read more...

Date posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 19:42

Rector’s Ramblings

As I was leaving a bookshop the other day I spotted a book with the title “The Golden Thread: how fabric changed history”. History and textiles combined in one book - two of my favourite subjects. I had to buy it! I was both surprised and delighted later...Read more...

Date posted: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 21:06

Rector’s Ramblings

This last week has been a roller-coaster of emotions for me, reflecting the variety of events and situations that I have been involved in. I have moved from the joy of babies and young children to the sadness of funerals. The week stated with a day of babysitting...Read more...

Date posted: Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 19:30

Rector’s Ramblings

I got some very strange looks in Sainsbury’s in Bicester a few weeks ago!  I was standing in the baby clothes department clutching a doll in my arms. I kept taking outfits from their hangers and trying them against the doll to check the size.  I eventually purchased...Read more...

Date posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 19:05

Rector’s Ramblings

At this time of year many people enjoy a holiday in the sun to try and boost their spirits amidst the gloom of winter. In the past John and I have enjoyed winter holidays in Madeira or Tunisia; this year it was a week in a cottage on...Read more...

Date posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 19:43

Rector’s Ramblings

A few weeks ago Jenny and I attended an event at Sandown Racecourse. No, we were not having a flutter on the horses; it was a Christian Resources Exhibition. We were able to view a number of stalls selling books, stationery items, and worship artefacts that could be...Read more...

Date posted: Monday, November 6, 2017 - 19:15

Rector’s Ramblings

I travelled to London by train last week and had a fascinating journey. I travelled on a slightly later train so that I could use my Senior Railcard (there are some advantages to getting older!). In spite of the fact that it was after the rush hour period...Read more...

Date posted: Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 11:09

Rector’s Ramblings

I nearly giggled in church a week ago when I got to the end of the Epistle reading. The line that amused me was “‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’ (Romans 10 v15). I was certainly trying to bring good news to the...Read more...

Date posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 17:23

This month's Rector’s Ramblings is really “Rosie’s Ramblings” because it has been written by Rosie Homer, an ordinand from Cuddesdon who is working with us over the summer. I am very grateful to her for writing such an interesting article for you.

Priscilla

Light up the fire and let...Read more...

Date posted: Monday, February 8, 2016 - 20:51

Love is in the air! During February we celebrate St Valentine’s Day and we hold our Wedding Preparation Day in church for all the couples who are getting married this year. Of course, the shops make a big thing about St Valentine’s Day with the sale of cards, flowers and...Read more...

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