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How to be Resilient in a World of Change

As we face yet more change in the way we go about our everyday lives, the timing of Dr Debbie Hawker’s ‘taster’ seminar on resilience could not have been more apposite.

Right from the beginning, Dr Hawker pointed out that resilience is not so much about bouncing back from events but making the most of situations and aiming to grow if possible through what we experience.  That balance between realism and hope characterised the whole session.

I had intended to attend the seminar virtually but made a last minute decision to go in person.  I am so glad I did.  Debbie is a highly engaging communicator and also gave us plenty of opportunity regularly to reflect on the material either on our own or ideally with someone else. 

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Notice of St Mary’s Annual Parochial Council Meeting

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Notice: Revision of Church electoral roll
Notice for a Meeting of the Election of Churchwardens

Nomination forms
Nomination for Election to the Parochial Church Council 
Nomination for Election to the Deanery Synod
Nomination for Churchwarden

Electoral Roll
Notice of Electoral Roll revision
Electoral Roll
Privacy Notice
Application for Enrolment

Meeting papers
Last meeting minutes
Deanery Report
Fabric Report

Annual Report
Annual Report and Financial Statement 2019

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This Week at St Mary’s 06 September 2020


I am delighted to be able to announce that Grant is shortly to be licensed to serve as a curate with us. Many of us over the past year have greatly enjoyed getting to know him and Elizabeth, valuing their ministry among us. For him now to be devoting more of his time and his many gifts to St Mary’s is for us all very good news.

Craig Hunt, the DDO comments, ‘Grant brings with him a wealth of ministry experience, and a growing love of the Church of England. He will be a great resource to the ministry at St Mary’s in the coming years.’

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