Author Archives: Stephen

About Stephen

Lay Chair of All Saints' Church Council and Treasurer. Retired Head of University Secretariat at Keele, Secretary of North Staffs Classical Association, Secretary of North Shropshire CLP, former Woore Parish Councillor, & now Vice-Chairman of Woore Neighbourhood Plan Team.

Part-time Job in All Saints’ Church Vicarage Office

All Saints’ Madeley – Parish Secretary Advert – Is God calling YOU? – Are you good on the computer and with admin? – Can you work well in a team? Then … All Saints’ is looking to employ a new … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter May 2017

What a wonderful Easter Day we had at Church this year:  fabulous spring flowers beautifully decorating our lovely historic church; Joyful celebrations in the morning; and a very excited gathering on Easter Sunday evening for our service of Confirmation. It … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Easter Letter April 2017

I’ve just been reading a wonderful book called: “The Garbage King” by Elizabeth Laird – it’s about street children in Ethiopia and their lives on the street. The children have a terrible time without adults to help and support them, … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter March 2017

My family and I play a rather trivial game called: Fantasy Football – It’s a great way to take more interest in the Saturday and Sunday results – if you’re into football! This week my son sent me an excited … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter February 2017

I’d like to welcome to Madeley and Betley Lee Nixon, the new Academy Principal at Madeley High School. Lee was kind enough to get in touch with me before he took office officially so that we could talk about MHS … Continue reading

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Christmas and Advent Services 2016

Christmas & Advent Services at All Saints’ Sunday 11th December  6.30 pm Carols by Candlelight Tuesday 13th December 6.45 pm Carols at Madeley Manor Wednesday 14th December 9.15 am Sir John Offley School Carol Service in Church Friday 16th December … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter December 2016 and January 2017

Is it only me, or does the world seem more unstable than ever before? 2016 has seen: huge movements of people, continuing wars in the Middle East, terrorist threats, Brexit and now the prospect of a Donald Trump American Presidency … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter November 2016

This week I met a Recruiting Sergeant for the army and he told me about his work on our local High Streets.  It was his job to “sell the army” to potential recruits i.e. young men and women thinking about … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter October 2016

Dear Friends, I have a confession to make: I am an Archers addict – I have been for many years now.  The Radio 4 soap opera is on just at the right time for me and just lately, it has … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter September 2016

Dear Friends, “We human beings don’t realise how great God is. He has given us an extraordinary brain and a sensitive and loving heart. He has blessed us with two lips to talk and express our feelings, two eyes with … Continue reading

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