Rector’s Blog

Now is the time…

Dear Friends, The last few years have been such an adventure, both for Latimer Minster, and for Stampwell Farm.  A new church congregation with a mission call and a farm on its way to restoration.  Over the last 4 1/2 years we have secured the farm with gates and fences, cleared the site of all […]

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Truth Really Matters!

Dear Friends, Last sunday we began a new series exploring the book of 1 John. One of the major themes within the book of 1 John centres around truth and what it means to live in light of the truth about Jesus. We all crave truth whether we acknowledge it or not.  We all want […]

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Looking in All the Right Places

Dear Minster and Friends; What are you looking for?  Its an interesting question – maybe what you would now expect to hear from Siri, or one of the other automated personal assistants.  Maybe it is what you would expect to hear from a shop assistant as you wander around confused in the canned goods aisle […]

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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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