Category Archives: Church

Vicar’s Letter May 2022

This year from May to July, All Saints’ Madeley and St. Margaret’s Betley are planning on running an Alpha course on Tuesday evenings. Beginning on the 3rd of May, Alpha makes space for people who are exploring faith to ask … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter Easter 2022

In the build up to Lent I watched the television in disbelief to see images of Russian forces invading Ukraine. And in the weeks that have since passed, the images from the news have just got worse and worse. Shelling … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter March 2022

Just two days into our sojourn through March we’ll find ourselves in that great penitential season – Lent. A time to pause, a time to reflect, a time to lay things down, a time to consider the way we live, … Continue reading

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Children, Youth and Families Minister for Madeley

Over the last five months or so you may well have heard about our plans to recruit a part-time Children, Youth and Families Minister to work in Madeley. We are planning on making use of the Beryl Ikin bequest to … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter February 2022

With the onset of February it feels like we are well into 2022 and the new opportunities and challenges that a new year brings. In the benefices of Betley and Madeley our churches are having to come to terms with … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter Christmas 2021

And we are off! The non-stop, edge of your seat run towards Christmas and beyond. Have you started the Christmas cake? Made your list of gifts? Worked out who is coming for food and when (hoping for no restrictions)? Have … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Church Vision 20×22

Plans were announced in October drawn up by the PCC for the use of the Beryl Ikin Bequest in our Vision 20×22: We had already said that standing order & gift aid forms were now available. After meeting on 24th … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter October 2021

I love autumn! I don’t know what you think about autumn, but for me it’s a season of beauty and change. The colours of autumn, reds, oranges, browns – wonderful. Before we lived in Madeley we lived on the south … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter August/September 2021

I’m writing this vicar’s letter at lunchtime on Wednesday the 7th of July 2021. That it is lunchtime is an important detail. If I was writing this letter at about 10pm this evening I’d know the outcome of the England … Continue reading

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