Vicar's Blog

Designer Lunch

Published on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:53
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Lunch with the head of a successful design firm in London’s West End has helpfully reminded me that, whilst money pays the bills, friendship changes you for the better. Materialism opens the way to wanting more and creates a tendency to desire an easier...

January 9

Published on Mon, 9 Jan 2017 20:07
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Last night I headed off to the other end of London to attend the service at which former St Simon’s staff member, Nick Walsh, was licensed to be vicar. The route was undramatically hampered by engineering works and the replacement bus service was particularly...

New Year 2017

Published on Wed, 4 Jan 2017 16:55
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The Christmas break is a time to reflect. The Bible says that there is a time for everything in Ecclesiastes 3 and a lot of people have a chance to reflect when work stops or they go for a walk and get a change of scene – even for just an afternoon....

Boxing Birthday Party

Published on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:15
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Last week, St Simon’s celebrated the 5th birthday of the church boxing club. It was great to gather in the church with 50 others to acknowledge the fun, discipline and self-belief that so many young people have learnt through the club, its trainers and...