Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sunday April 23rd Worship at Wesley Chapel

On Sunday April 23rd our minister Rev Christine Gillespie led the special Woman’s Day Service at Wesley Chapel.  Worship began as we sang, ‘Thine be the glory’ before Christine led the prayers and the Lord’s Prayer.  Before the readings we … Continue reading

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Piper and I caught in a thunderstorm

On Tuesday or Wednesday this week I was out walking with Piper and it began to rain heavily. That did not bother Piper at first as he loves his walk but the rain got worse and we were walking through … Continue reading

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Kate and Harry’s Wedding

On Wednesday April 19th our gardener Martyn came to work in our garden.  On Friday 21st April  Beth drove me and Cathy to my niece Kate’s wedding to her long term partner Harry (Harrison) for the evening event.  The evening … Continue reading

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Sunday April 16th Easter Day

On Sunday April 16th Easter Day I led worship at Hampsthwaite Chapel.  We began worship when I said, ‘The Lord is risen!  He is risen indeed! Alleluia!’  I just love Easter Day when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus; we … Continue reading

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Piper’s latest Misadventure

Yesterday, August 17th I set off with Piper for his usual walk, this time making sure he remained on the lead, so he did not get distracted by the scent of rabbits.  I took a variation of the route, avoiding … Continue reading

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Groups enhance our fellowship

On Monday April 10th we had the Bible study group.  We were studying the York course but we had only completed the first session in two studies. We began session 2 on the theme of ‘Receiving Christ: in the stranger … Continue reading

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Sunday April 9th Palm Sunday at Wesley Chapel

On April 4th I went to the New Wine group and it was good to have a time of prayer and worship.  It is so peaceful and encouraging when we meet and share even though it is only an hour … Continue reading

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Sunday April 2nd Worship at Kirk Hammerton

On Sunday April 2nd I led worship at Kirk Hammerton Chapel.  Worship began when we said Psalm 130 responsively.  We sang ‘Father of everlasting grace,’ before I led the opening prayers of praise, thanksgiving, confession and the Lord’s Prayer.  The … Continue reading

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A splendid visit to Switzerland with Cathy

On Sunday March 26th my beloved cooked a delicious casserole to share with Beth and Cathy. Cathy supplied the pudding and I had something for Beth, which was gluten free.  They came to celebrate Mothering Sunday with us.  It was … Continue reading

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Sunday March 26th Mothering Sunday

  On Sunday March 26th it was Mothering Sunday and we had Rev Ann Fox a probationary minister in our circuit, who is responsible for Starbeck, Park Grove and Scotton Chapels. We sang the verse from the Tree of Life … Continue reading

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