Virtual godparents

12 January 2018


In a round-the-world rite, the Revd Bill Mash, Team Leader of the Black Country Urban Industrial Mission, seen with his wife, Jenny (left), baptised a granddaughter, Verity Jean, at Burlingame Presbyterian Church, California, in the United States, last month. The third child of Peter and Janine Mash (right), the infant wore a christening robe that had been worn by Mr Mash’s grandfather in 1898. The godparents, Peter’s brother David and his fiancé, Keturah Berry, participated by FaceTiming from Melbourne, Australia

Forthcoming Events

16-18 February 2018
Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our literary festival with a theological slant in Bloxham, Oxfordshire. Speakers include Francis Spufford, Ruth Valerio, Eve Poole, Mark Oakley, James Runcie and many others. Find out more

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

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