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Reflections after a week of violence

Fr David’s Sermon 19 June 2016
There is nothing we encounter in life or death… that is not subject to the power of Jesus: the power to restore life, to forgive, to love, to heal, and to carry us through times we cannot bear on our own.

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The Queen’s 90th Birthday

Fr David’s sermon 12 June 2016
Queen Elizabeth is a sovereign who serves, inspired by a God who serves. God is love and out of that love God became a single cell in Mary’s womb.

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Prayer for our community

St Thomas’ Church, Tuesdays at 6pm
A time of informal silent prayer for our local community.
Just come for a few minutes and light a candle, or stay for longer.
Evening Prayer will be said at 6.30.

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St Thomas’ Celebrates

It has been a weekend of celebrations at St Thomas’ Church, with a party in the hall and a special Trinity Sunday service…

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Pentecost 2016 Photos

Group Eucharist at St Mary's for Pentecost 2016

Bishop Richard Pain, previous vicar of Monmouth, joined us for a group Eucharist at St Mary’s to celebrate Pentecost.

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Fr David’s Pentecost Sermon

The Force at the heart of the Christian Faith is the power of the Holy Spirit. At first, the Force comes like a violent wind. Listen to the wind – at first you hear nothing, then it gives voice to voiceless branches as it blows through the trees

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Rev Janet’s Ascensiontide sermon

Mountain tops are of course good vantage points – and just as the higher up we are the better the visual view: Ascension Day gives us a great spiritual and liturgical viewpoint.

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Fr David’s Easter sermon

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark… things happen early in the morning. Mornings are mystical and sacred.

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Holy Week and Easter 2016

Catherine celebrates at St Thomas', Easter Day 2016

We have some lovely photos of some of our Holy Week and Easter events.

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An Easter Story

Fr David’s Letter, March Magazine
For the Christian, Easter is the most important season of the church year – even more significant than Christmas. Easter celebrates the reason God became the human.

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