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[21 Aug 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]

 Giles of Provence, Hermit, c. 710
 Salisbury (Canterbury) The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam  Salisbury, Ramsbury, The Rt Revd Edward Condry      Salisbury, Sherborne, The Rt Revd Karen Gorham
 Christians under threat

 The Martyrs of Papua New Guinea, 1901 and 1942
 Sambalpur (North India) The Rt Revd Pinuel Dip
 Those recently baptised

 The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 17)
 San Diego (VIII Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd James Mathes   San Joaquin (VIII Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Chester Talton  San Joaquin (VIII Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd David Rice
 Kennedy Close

 Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester (Oxon), Apostle of Wessex, 650
 Santiago (Philippines) The Rt Revd Alexander A Wandag
 Our Associate Priest, Terry Winrow and Kathy


 San Paulo (Brazil) The Rt Revd Flavio Augusto Borges Iraia
 The new academic year

 Allen Gardiner, …

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[23 Jul 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – August


 Port Elizabeth (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Nceba Nopece
 Our Bishop of Reading, Andrew Proud


 Popondota (Papua New Guinea) The Rt Revd Lindsley Ihove                       Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) The Rt Revd Denny Bray Guka
 Our summer holiday provision for adults


 Port Sudan (Northern, Sudan) The Rt Revd Abdu Elnur Kodi
 Those living with a neurological condition

 John-Baptiste Vianney, Cure d’Ars, Spiritual Guide, 1859
 Portsmouth (Canterbury) The Rt Revd Christopher Foster
 The Yemen

 Oswald, King of Northumbria, Martyr, 642
 Pretoria (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Johannes Seoka
 Our sacristans

 The Transfiguration of our Lord
 Puerto Rico (XI Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Wilfrido Ramos Orench
 Spencer Road

 John Mason Neale, Priest,  Hymn Writer, 1866
 Pune (North India) The Rt Revd Andrew Rathod
 Our Associate Priest, Terry Winrow and Kathy

 Dominic, Priest, Founder of …

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[21 Jun 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – July


 Ogoni (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Solomon Gberegbara
 Those to be ordained

 The Third Sunday after Trinity (Proper 8)
 Ogori-Magongo (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Festus Davies                    Ohaji/Egbema (Owerri, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku
 Normay Rise

 Thomas the Apostle
 Ohio (V Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mark Hollingsworth
 Our Associate Priest, Terry Winrow and Kathy


 Oji River (Enugu, Nigeria) The Most Revd Amos Amankechinelo Madu        Okene (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Bayo Ajulo
 Those who have died suddenly and those who grieve their loss


 Oke-Ogun (Ibadan, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Solomon Amusan
 Our Deanery Synod

 Thomas More, Scholar, and John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, Reformation Martyrs, 1535
 Oke-Osun (Ibadan, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abraham Akinlalu
 Those who are homeless and insecure


 Okigwe (Owerri, Nigeria) The Rt …

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[5 Jun 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Memorial Service – Sunday 11th June at 4pm

You are warmly invited to attend our annual Memorial Service at St George’s.  Its an opportunity to honour those loved ones no longer with us, to remember them and to share stories.
During the short service the names of the departed will be read out and there will be an opportunity to place a flower and light a candle in their memory.  The service will be followed by refreshments.
Please do feel very welcome to join us for this very special service.   If you would like to add a name to the list to read out, please contact Fr Terry or the church office.

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[1 Jun 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Sermon – Prayer and Mission

John 17.1-11
Imagine, if you like the first time you go out or go away overnight leaving your children on their own. Or, perhaps the time when your young teenager goes away to University. Perhaps you would be thinking about all those things you do naturally to keep them safe which they will now have to do on their own. There will be a level of anxiety; a sense of not being able to be there should there be a problem. A worry about the scrapes they may get themselves in to. You may just offer a little prayer to God for their protection.
On this first Sunday of Thy Kingdom Come the passage from John is very …

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[21 May 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – June

 Justin, Martyr at Rome, c. 165
 North Carolina (IV Episcopal Church) Vacant Assistant Bishop of North Carolina, The Rt Revd William Gregg
 Our Archbishop, Justin Welby


 North Central Philippines, The Rt Revd Joel Atiwag Pachao
 The Revd Becky Bevan and Phillip

 The Martyrs of Uganda
 North Dakota (VI Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Michael Smith
 The outpouring of the Holy Spirit

 Day of Pentecost
 North East India (North India) The Rt Revd Michael Herenz
 Bunkers Hill

 Boniface (Wynfrith) of Crediton, Bishop, Apostle of Germany, Martyr, 754
 North Eastern Caribbean & Aruba (West Indies) The Rt Revd Leroy Brooks
 Our Associate Priest, Terry Winrow and Kathy

 Ini Kopuria, Founder of the Melanesian Brotherhood
 North Karamoja (Uganda) The Rt Revd James Nasak
 Our Benefice


 Cochin (South India) The Rt Revd Baker Ninan Fenn
 Those standing …

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[23 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – May

 Philip and James, apostles
 Nasik (North India) The Rt Revd Pradip Kamble
 The interview panel for our next incumbent

 Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher, 373
 Natal (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Dino Gabriel        Natal, South Episcopal Area, The Rt Revd Tsietse Edward Seleoane                                  Natal, South Episcopal Area, The Rt Revd Hummingfield Ndwandwe
 Christians of the Coptic Orthodox Church


 Nassau & The Bahamas (West Indies) The Rt Revd Laish Boyd
 Those preparing for examinations

 English Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era
 Namibia (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Natanael Nakwatumba                     Suffragan Bishop of Namibia, The Rt Revd Petrus Halukiluah
 Our National Health Service


 National Indigenous Bishop (Ontario, Canada) The Rt Revd Mark Lawrence MacDonald
 Peace, tolerance and a sense of proportion


 Navajoland Area Mission (VII Episcopal Church) The Rt …

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[18 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Easter Day Sermon – Lord Carey

Easter Day 2017
St.George’s Wash Common
I am holding in my hand a stone from my garden. Stones come in different sizes and weights. A small stone like this can do terrible things. A stone like this was probably used by David to kill Goliath. Multiply them by 100’s and they can murder a person in a ritual killing as a person is stoned to death. But when bigger, stones can create houses, they can be used as mill stones to nourish whole families with food. When even bigger they can be used against graves to stop intruders robbing the graves of dead people.
When Mary came to the tomb, the stone was removed. The stone was gone and …

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[13 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Sermons from Holy Week – Tuesday 11th April “Healing and Curiosity”

Some Greeks come to see Jesus. In many respects, the Church today, both worldwide and local, should be the modern equivalent of Phillip and Andrew.
Although part of the legacy of Christendom, and to be fair many other things as well, is that in the eyes of society, the church is seen more as part of the problem rather than the solution, there is nevertheless, still a thirst amongst society for a deeper understanding of what life is all about. There is a search for meaning.
As we become more confident in proclaiming our faith in the community there will be neighbours, or people we meet in the street, or who may come through the door, all with …

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[11 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Sermons for Holy Week – Monday 10th April ‘Reconciliation’

It is not for nothing that the story of Cain and Abel is so close to the beginning of the Bible. Since the entry of humankind into the history of this tiny globe we have been fighting one another. War is the default position of us all. Divided communities, divided families, divided nations and a divided world. “Be reconciled to God’ urges Paul in 2 Corinthians and it will not surprise you to know that even Christians are known to go to fight – only we call it by other names like, being out of communion, division, excommunication, division and separation.
The irony is that reconciliation is the heart of the Christian faith. The cross is all …