Rector’s Blog

Grenfell Tower Blessing

On Sunday 18th, our pastors Frog and Amy, together with our mission partners, The Message Trust, held an open air service for the community of Kensington and Chelsea, in response to the tragic Grenfell Tower fire and the many lives lost. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. IMG_0901 If you missed it, here is […]

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Big Question! “Is Religion Dangerous?”

Dear Minster and friends Everyone has big questions that deserve well thought through answers. Over the next few weeks we will be asking, exploring and answering some of the most pressing questions of our age.  This Sunday we are going to be replying to the question ‘Is Religion Dangerous?’.  After the terror attacks of recent […]

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People Get Ready…

Dear Minster and friends There is a modern expression – an ear worm.  Not a particularly nice thought, but is a way of describing a phrase or tune that gets lodged in your brain and wont go away!  That catchy little thing that wont go away no matter how hard you try to dislodge it.  […]

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Write it down and run with it!

Dear Minster and Friends God spoke to Habbakuk one day, after he had been struggling over the injustice he was seeing in the world, and the Lord replied to him and said: ‘Write this – write what you see.  Write it out in big block letters so that it can be read on the run’ […]

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Remembering Rightly

It seems that our education and culture is not sure what we ought to remember.  At School, we are meant to remember the 5th of November, our Times tables, perhaps the digits of Pi to 6 decimal places and how many wives Henry 8th had and if they got divorced, beheaded, died or survived.  In […]

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Hearing the right voice

Dear Minster and Friends   “a shepherd comes through the gate. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice and come to him; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.  He walks ahead of them; and they follow him, for they recognise his voice.” – John 10:2-4 […]

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Jesus is a force to be reckoned with…

Dear Minster and Friends, Colossians 2:13-15: “When you were dead in your sins….. God made you alive with Christ.  He forgave us all our sins, having cancelled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to a cross.  And having disarmed the powers […]

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Risen Conquering Son

Dear Minster and Friends Our Easter season this year at the Minster is entitled ‘Endless Victory’ – a phrase taken from one of the most loved and famous Easter hymns in the English language: Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son; endless is the victory, thou o’er death hast won; angels in bright raiment rolled […]

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