Author Archives: Simon Bale

New incumbent, new bishop

It might have been the first time ever… A woman Bishop, Rt Revd Ruth Worsley (second from right), Bishop of Taunton, assisted by a woman Archdeacon, Venerable Nicola Sullivan (far right) and a woman Rural Dean, Revd Sharon Crossman (far left), leading the licensing of a new incumbent, a woman, Revd Judith Jeffrey (second from […]

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Long may she reign

Along with many other places of worship, no doubt, on Wednesday morning, 9th September, our usual midweek communion was swelled by many others who joined together at St John’s, to celebrate and toast the Queen as she became the longest every reigning British monarch. With bubbly and cake, we shared stories of our various encounters with Her Majesty. […]

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