GUILDFORD: Old-style visiting
Posted: 09 Mar 2010 @ 00:00
HE IS making slow progress, but Canon Mervyn Roberts is determined to visit every one of his 10,000 new parishioners during Lent. After a long spell in rural Warwickshire, he has now moved to Godalming, in Guildford diocese.
He had been warned, he tells me, that the “southerners of Surrey” were not very friendly, “but in my experience that isn’t the case; [they are] just a little more reserved”. So far, he has concentrated on town-centre shops and ...
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