Category Archives: Ministry Team Blog

HTB Focus 2017 talks now available

If you were interested in my post about HTB Focus HTB Focus Post and want to see the talks they are here. Unfortunately you now have to pay a small amount for each one.  I can however really recommend Graham Tomlin, … Continue reading

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HTB Focus, Stewards’ Trust Houseparties and a taste of Heaven

Of course, it used to be sunny and warm in July and August and I guess that’s why we British are stuck in a cultural warp of organising all our outside events during these months.  And I did feel for … Continue reading

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The Five Neighbour Test by Revd Alex Pease

This article first appeared in the August 2017 edition of Itchen Valley News ‘The five neighbour test’ Lucy and I, and a number of other volunteers, have, during July, been knocking on doors in the Valley with the Who Cares? survey.  … Continue reading

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West Wing dramas and transforming the world

This article appeared first in the March edition of Itchen Valley News In the final weeks of the US Presidential Campaign in 2016 Lucy and I were watching the final series in the US TV drama West Wing.  It was … Continue reading

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Itchen Valley News December 2016

Letter from the Rectory by Revd. Alex Pease This letter first appeared in the December 2016 edition of Itchen Valley News During the month of December we enter the period of the church year called Advent.  It is a period … Continue reading

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A pilgrimage to the Christian garbage dump of Cairo by Sarah Shirley

CAVE CHURCHES OF MOKATTAM, CAIRO by Sarah Shirley On a recent visit to Egypt with my brother to visit my daughter, we had the opportunity to see the cave churches of Mokattam on the outskirts of Cairo Below the Mokattam … Continue reading

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The Brexit Phoney War – an opportunity to bury the hatchet by Revd Alex Pease

September 1939 to May 1940 was a strange period in our history, when war had been declared by Britain against Germany, but no substantial military action had begun on the Western Front.  The decision had been taken, we were at … Continue reading

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