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Second Thoughts Series 2018

 

Adrian Esdaile

 

War, Courage and Peace

 

On this centenary of the signing of the armistice at the end of the 1st World War, we will spend time in reflection on a battle from that War and one from the 2nd World War.  Then we will consider the lives of two participants of those battles.  Interspersed we will hear poems from the great 1st World War Poets, before ending the evening with a short service of prayer for peace.

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Hancock

 

News from the Eastern Front - the extraordinary resurgence of the Orthodox Church in Russia

 

Rev Christopher Hancock is known to many of us as he served as Assistant Curate at St Martin’s 2016-2017. He has recently spent 10 days in Russia with a Church of England delegation as a guest of the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church.  He will share with us his experience of close encounters with icons, monks and newly canonised saints and explore how Christianity in Russia has recovered so rapidly from its recent near annihilation.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Details

Adrian Esdaile

Priest in Retirement

 

01372 723 770

 

 

"Finally, whatever is true... whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things"

Philippians 4.8.

Hands Touching

 

 

11th November at 6.30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8th December at 6.30 pm

Complete 2017 Programme