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Category: Rectors Letter

The Parish of St. Peter's Tankersley and St. Pauls Pilley

The Rectors Letter – November 2019

LETTER FROM THE RECTOR   NOVEMBER 2019   Dear friends   There is little doubt that the 11th September 2001 has gone down in history as one of the darkest days of modern times. Books have been written about the twin towers, and several television programmes have been made charting the events that led up…
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The Rectors Letter – October 2019

LETTER FROM THE RECTOR   OCTOBER 2019 HARVEST     Dear friends   Harvest time is here again! Harvest Services are an opportunity to recognise and respond to the fact that we are totally dependent upon God. It is also a time to recognise that we have an obligation to share with and help others who…
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The Rectors Letter – March 2019

LETTER FROM THE RECTOR   March 2019   Dear friends, The Crucifixion of Jesus Of what conceivable significance, for us today, is the death of a Jew in Palestine two thousand years ago? As we journey now towards Holy Week and the events of Good Friday and Easter Day, we all need to address the…
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The Rectors Letter – February 2019

THE RECTOR’S LETTER February  2019   Dear friends St Peter was more often than not the one who got things wrong, but even so Jesus knew all along that he’d turn out OK in the end. There’s hope for all of us! One of my favourite stories from the Gospels refers to one of those…
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The Rectors Letter – January 2019

Dear friends The month of January is named after the Roman god Janus, who is depicted with two faces. We may look back to the old year with sadness or regret, but how can we make a fresh start at the beginning of 2019? The apostle Paul writes ‘But one thing I do: forgetting what…
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The Rectors Letter – October 2018

Dear friends Grow an attitude of gratitude Harvest is a time of thanksgiving to God for all His provision for us. It is good to cultivate a grateful heart, and studies have shown that people who practise thankfulness tend to have a more positive outlook on life, be more optimistic about the future, and are…
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