Curate’s Corner (Archive)

On the tracks and in a fog.

I thought I might see  York Minster today!

What kind of crown?

A prayer from this morning’s Daily Prayer :

Crown us, O God, but with humility,and robe us with compassion,

that, as you call us into the kingdom of your Son,

we may strive to overcome all evil

by the power of good

and so walk gently on the earth

with you, our God, for ever.

Kings Bring Gifts to Vicar!

Rev'd Canon Paul Scott gives a speech at his birthday celebration

Rev’d Canon Paul Scott gives a speech at his birthday celebration

We were in a celebratory mood today, the 8th January because it was our Vicar, the Rev’d Canon Paul Scott’s 60th birthday!

Rev’d Paul’s birthday happened to fall on the church’s celebration of Epiphany, and he was presented with gifts from three ‘kings’ including a special book from all of us containing our good wishes and thanks for his ministry. As the ‘star’ of the party, he was also given a star-covered cake which we enjoyed with him after the service (with glasses of prosecco, too!)

We’d like to wish him many happy returns – and we hope to celebrate many more birthdays with him in the future.

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Big Claims!!

Posh crowns!

Epiphany may be a tricky word for under 3s but there were plenty of kings ( with very posh crowns)who followed the star to the crib to see the baby Jesus this morning!….

Happy New Mini Michaels!!

Come on admit it … you are addicted too!

Live stream, live baby, light of the world!

With a live baby Jesus and ballet dancing angels, today St Michael’s, Alnwick went ‘live’ across the world with our Family Carols and Christingle! 400 people joined us in person with a whopping  228,000 others reached and 2.5 k watching the whole thing  via Northumberland Gazette’s  Facebook live!!

Many thanks to Jane Coltman from the Gazette for coming to film us👍🏻⭐️👏👏

Seaside Church!

It was so lovely to make my first ever visit to Newton St Mary this morning! And what a beautiful little church  and a warm welcome……..you can even have a cuppa there now too!👍🏻

Webmaster in disguise!!

We just had THE best Christmas fun at Mini Michaels this morning….& I thought you may like a glimpse of St Michael’s Church webmaster in disguise!

We shall remember them.

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