/March 2020 Articles

Carroty Wood Bake Off

Jenny Sturtevant returns to Carroty Wood   Gosh – where did the year go? It seems only last month that the young people of three parishes were participating in the premiere of The Carroty Wood Bake Off, now we were [...]

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Touching place

SAINT MARGARET, TIVETSHALL, NORFOLK    The calm of the South Norfolk tableland only seems to be interrupted by the passage of trains on the electrified Norwich-Ipswich railway line. Amongst this stands a small and inconspicuous church. Typical of many in [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Discerning the Call   Andy Hawes    Every Christian experiences the call of Christ in their lives. Faith in Christ and partaking in the life of the Church is itself a response to His call. Most, if not all, spiritual [...]

2020-04-25T12:09:57+00:00 March 2020 Articles|

Faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on Loving Learning and Desiring God   This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold; For that which God doth touch and own Cannot for less be told. George Herbert    The Flame of Prayerful Living [...]

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Secular Liturgies

Tom Sutcliffe considers senior appointments   The appointment in 2017 of Sir Nicholas Serota to be chairman of Arts Council England, when he retired from running the Tate Gallery for nearly 30 years, was almost as surprising as the 1981 [...]

2020-04-25T12:08:35+00:00 March 2020 Articles|

March Diary

Thurifer considers some Comper   Ninian Comper, great architect of ‘unity by inclusion’ said, ‘the atmosphere of a church should be such as to hush the thoughtless voice.’ That can equally be achieved in the beauty of simplicity and austerity, [...]

2020-04-25T12:07:14+00:00 March 2020 Articles|

Letter to the Editor

From the Vice Chairman (Clerical) of Forward in Faith   Sir,   Might I take this opportunity to correct one small but significant factual error in the Bishop of Burnley’s otherwise excellent and encouraging article (A Missioner to the Catholic [...]

2020-04-25T12:06:33+00:00 March 2020 Articles|

Views, reviews and previews

Art   CArs: accelerating the modern world Victoria and Albert Museum until 19th April, 2020    ‘Multum in parvo,’ Mr Sponge’s dangerous nag from his ‘Sporting Tour’ neatly sums up this exhibition. There is much here in a small space. [...]

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The way we live now

Christopher Smith joins Molesworth in looking at the General Synod   A friend recently delighted me by throwing a quotation from Molesworth into our conversation.  Nigel Molesworth was the product of the imagination of Geoffrey Willans, who wrote the diary [...]

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