Good afternoon everyone, It’s Fiona at the helm this week, back off the subs bench after quite a spell, and pleased to do so whilst Steve and Liz take a break. And it’s Thursday. Eek. Apologies to all who have had to wait an extra day for their Trendlewood news fix. Honestly, though, did you…

Attachments – (0) Good afternoon everyone, Welcome to my last email for a couple of weeks. Fiona will be in charge next week and Pauline the week after. Do get in touch with them by Weds noon each week if there are things to include. Many thanks to whoever gave the anonymous gift of Euros…

Trendlewood Annual Meeting 2019 Vicar’s Reflections 2019 Where Are We Now? Last year we were serving the extraordinary God. He hasn’t stopped being extraordinary but this year we are focusing on the human end of the spectrum, asking what it means to take hold of the life that is truly life. We welcomed Michelle and…

Trendlewood Church Annual R 2018

Mark 10:17-31 Commitment Sunday, Commitment sermon – why? For an annual review. Thanks for your service. It will therefore probably appear devious and manipulative in the extreme (who me?) to have arranged that the story of the Rich, Young Ruler comes on our Commitment Preach day in our series on Vision (people who saw or…

Vision 2018 – How Will We Know When We get There? Acts 16:6-15 This sermon will have three introductions. To anyone who attends my preachers’ support group, this is not recommended, usual or likely to be repeated. Introduction 1 I have been the vicar of this church for twelve years now. It is a privilege…

Trendlewood Annual Meeting 2018 Vicar’s Reflections Where Are We Now? Last year was a year of consolidation. The reality of independence caused a lot of detailed and forensic work on things such as finances, safeguarding, insurance and risk-assessment. All seemingly a little dull but all crucial. My thanks to those who have seen these things…