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Hello once again from you curate, and I am with you this week, not for lack of things to do but sometimes we need to just be church rather than do church. Also I have a lot of reading to do as I have an essay to write.
THE WAY AHEAD…… What does that look like for you?
'The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few', where is that combine harvester when you need it! As I squelch through the rain sodden barley I call the contractor to see where we are on his list, an answerphone message, so, near the muddy bottom I suspect. This is my annual lesson in patience, the harvest will come, all in God's good time!
It is the season of exam results, with the highs and lows of getting the right grades, getting into university (or not) and making plans for the future. With all the pressure on young people and so much seeming to be at stake I find myself saying “Please get some perspective! – Nobody’s value or identity is based on their exam grades or which university they attend.
This week a number of our congregation have been at New Wine, spending a week under canvas enjoying a time of teaching, worship and fellowship. We have been to New Wine, and other Christian festivals, a few times, and each time I have had a deep experience of God, and hearing from Him has enabled me to make some big decisions in life.