SHOW Church Times readers a photo with water in it, and baptism immediately comes to mind. . .
SEEN in their hundreds in procession in Seville, the nazarenos are an impressive sight. One small one on his/her own, however, was considered less so by our caption-competition entrants.
“Give me your handbag, son. It makes you stick out like a sore thumb” (Eric Lishman); “But you said I could chose...
THE Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Revd Graham Usher, featured in our last caption competition — not that we expected our readers to recognise him.
Two entries were based on the Bishop’s name: “When the
ONE political topic dominated the last Church Times caption competition.
“It’s an in/out referendum — out of the frying pan. . .” (John Saxbee); “This might
THE Christmas daffodils did not mean that winter was quite ruled out in a few pockets of the country.
Our readers can be relied on to bring references from literature and hymnody: “A cold coming they had of it: just the wrong time of year for a service” (Derwyn Williams); “The grave’s a fine and pri...
THIS was two caption competitions in a row which have involved dressing up in church, a point not missed by Chris Coupe: “Still, it’s got more street cred than being dressed as an orange.”
A recent meeting of the Primates did not escape our readers’ notice (NB all references to GAFCON and the Primat...
OUR photo of the Revd Laura Hill went down a storm with our readers over Christmas, as the real thing did in the parish in Bridgnorth, we are told. It is clear that she has a good relationship with her Rector, the Revd Simon Cawdell
IT IS sometimes easy to forget the photographer in the triforium when the service begins to drag. Ending up in the Church Times caption competition is a fitting punishment, perhaps
READERS of this column will know about the Editor’s aversion to most puns, but sometimes even he has to give in graciously
“Priest: ‘I once threw a pot, Bishop, and it hit my churchwarden.'"
READERS enjoyed our last photograph, which showed Canon Jim Rosenthal officiating at a pet-blessing service.
Various guesses about the contents of the basket: “Fr Pusey enjoyed preaching on the Cats of the Apostles” (Richard Barnes); “I think she’s frightened of your dog collar,...