Category: Rev’d Clive Watkins

From the Watkins

As we both said on Sunday “How good is God to bring us together with Holy Name Parish at this time in our life and ministry.” Thank you to everyone who helped make Sunday...

ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART

In a somewhat unusual move  the Vicar used the Ash Wednesday services to read from a document entitled ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART I commented that this was an entirely appropriate thing to do...

Into the Gospel of Mark

Only three weeks into the gospel of Mark  and already so much has happened.  (And we haven’t left chapter 1 yet!) The ministry of John the Dipper comes to fulfilment when he baptises Jesus...

Christmas Address

In his Christmas address the vicar quoted from a Christmas address by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams. Below is the quote in full.   “Relationship is the new thing at Christmas, the...

Help, I’m running out of paper

In something of a last minute dash to the finishing line, St Paul rounds off his first letter to the Thessalonian Christians with a brilliant, if somewhat frantic, summary of the essentials of a...

Show me your glory

Last Sunday the Old Testament passage continued an exploration of the fundamental question  “Is the Lord among us or not?”  This time the question is framed more personally, with Moses seeking an assurance of...