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Diary: The Revd Dr Bill Beaver has kindly drawn my attention to the Maas Gallery's discovery of another handleless-door painting by a contemporary of Holman Hunt, Charles Collins (1828-73), from a private collection in Florida.

Diary: David Winter

Canon David Winter remembers "the redoubtable Michael Saward"

Diary: John Wall

Diary: THE strapline I always trot out is: "Every community deserves a decent church and a decent pub; we can do the church bit; so we need to support the pub."

Diary: Elizabeth Figg

Elizabeth Figg: Last autumn, we found the tell-tale signs that mice had decided to seek sanctuary in the church building. To see the mouse-hunting, search on YouTube for "Hoots Mon! There's a Moose Loose Aboot God's Hoose!" 

Diary: Sister Rosemary

THIS year, our community celebrates its sesquicentenary. One hundred and fifty years ago this June, our first Sisters made their vows, in the then new Parish Church of St Peter, Vauxhall

Diary: Jonathan Boardman

We could find that the "sermon joke", rather than, as now, being obligatory, is banned in the newly corporate C of E. Prepare yourselves

Diary

THE straw of the crib has been replaced with a carpet, the shepherds have long since departed, and the Magi continue to offer their gifts. Now that we are well into Christmastide, with a few weeks still to go, Advent seems but a distant memory

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John Pridmore: To my astonishment, I find that I can still propel a punt in an approximately straight line

Diary: David Winter

Diary: Sport seems to have replaced, for many people, the drama and excitement of religious worship. Crowds help, of course. And good tunes

Diary: John Wall

SCHOOL visits are a hoot. I had one recently, to about 50 hugely excited six-year-olds. They ran round, lit candles, baptised teddy bears, drew pictures, and generally had a really fun time

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Diary: A GREAT centenary year for military historians is drawing to its close; but in Essex and "London over the Border", local church history has quietly enjoyed its own bonanza, thanks to another momentous event of 1914

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Poet who crossed frontiers

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Sat 28 Feb 15 @ 14:33
RT @MadsDaviesDr Nersessian: what is happening today is not on the scale of 1915 but it is a genocide #ArmenianGenocide

Sat 28 Feb 15 @ 14:26
RT @MadsDaviesDr Vrej Nersessian now speaking on Armenian Christian tradition: 100 years since Armenian genocide