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Posts from November 2018

Black Friday – 25 November 2018

I’m writing this article on so-called Black Friday itself, although many of the day’s ‘offers’ seem to stretch well beyond 24 hours.  You may know that Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.  Black Friday has been regarded as the beginning of America’s…

A lifetime of Remembrance – 11 November 2018

This morning, at 11am, is an historic moment.  We mark exactly 100 years from when the ‘guns fell silent’ on the Western Front, following the Armistice agreement that ended fighting in World War l.  Over 886,000 UK troops were killed in that awful war out of a total military death toll of some 9.7 million, aside from some 10 million civilian deaths. …

Christmas Tidings! – 4 November 2018

I know it’s only just November and, if you’re a man, thinking about Christmas won’t occur to you for several weeks yet.  However, for your prayers and diaries I thought it might be helpful to set down our plans for the Christmas season which we discussed at the Elders and Deacons meeting last Monday. Christmas Services etc. 16 December @ 3.30pm –…