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by David Winter

Extempore liturgy

FOR the past few months, I have felt a bit like the sub sitting on the bench wondering when I might be sum­moned to the field of play and which position I will be expected to occupy. It is the lot of many retired clergy, of course. We miss the familiarity and bonhomie of a regular congregation, but secretly enjoy the heady delights of liturgical and geographical variety.

Recently, for instance, I had a Saturday-afternoon ...

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