From the Rectory - March 2018
Dear Friends I was angry when a couple of weeks ago the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, stripped IS bride Shamima Begum of her British nationality. I immediately found out what other people were saying. No doubt many were supportive of the Home Secretary’s actions, but many others disagreed. There are two main reasons to disagree. The first is justice. Conservative MP George Freeman said, ‘I think today’s decision to strip Miss Begum of her UK citizenship is a mistake ... S
New Electoral Roll
This year the Church compiles a completely new Electoral Roll, which means that no one is automatically put on the new roll. Anyone who wishes to be on the roll must therefore return an application form. It’s good to have as many of our congregation on the roll as possible, but you also need to be on the roll if you would like to vote at our Annual Meeting, be a sidesperson, stand for churchwarden, or be a PCC or Deanery Synod member. If you wish to go on the Electoral Roll
Prayer Healing Fellowship - thank you!
Prayer Healing Fellowship members thank all those who came to their Coffee Morning on 9 February. With some donations we raised £206! We are very happy! Thank you, too, to all members who worked so hard, and to Pat and Ray whose extra help was invaluable. Do remember that PHF meets every Monday at 3 pm (except Bank Holidays) at St Paul's and all are welcome. We finish about 4 pm, except the first Monday of the month when we have tea and cake to celebrate birthdays!