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The Christian Community in Forest Row

All public events at the church have been cancelled because of the public health emergency. Please see the letter that we have sent to our members here. Whilst we wait for the situation to get better, the priests will be celebrating as before at 9am on Thursday and Friday and 10am on Sunday. There will be a flow of information and guidance for prayer and study to foster our community life.…

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The Red and the Green – Luke Barr

At Easter, the altar frontal is red. The chasuble, which the priest wears is red and green. You will recall that the chasuble has something like a figure 8 on the front, and an elongated U-shape on the back. The chasuble is predominately red; the edges and the shapes are green.

At this time of year, the green in nature is astounding.…

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Sermon on John 16 for Sunday, 10th May

I have recorded a sermon on the gospel reading for Sunday, 10th May. The transcript is below.

 Jesus went on to say, “In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.”

 At this, some of his disciples said to one another, “What does he mean by saying, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,’ and ‘Because I am going to the Father’?” 

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Sponsored violin marathon

Angela Campbell will be doing a sponsored 8 hour violin play this Saturday,  May 2nd to raise money for The Christian Community. Here she is pictured,  playing in Greece as she does every summer where she composes, improvises and immerses herself in music and nature. She is a professional  musician who studied at the Royal Academy of Music and was one of the only female violinists to play in the English National Ballet back in the day.
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