Minister’s open letter

Dear Friends, Greetings once again and I hope you have had a good week. This Sunday is Pentecost, when we remember the Holy Spirit coming upon the first disciples in Jerusalem – a day that transformed them and that launched the gospel out into the world. It was through the Holy Spirit that the disciples…

Open letter from our minister

Dear Friends, Greetings to you once more as we continue in lockdown, and as various governments around the world begin to work towards an eventual return, hopefully, to ‘normality’. Last week two groups met to plan the next few months and we decided: We will not attempt to return to holding church services in the…

The minister’s open letter

Dear Friends, Greetings to you at the end of another week and I do hope that this finds you well. To keep everyone up to date – at our Consistory meeting last Monday evening we discussed some of the issues around returning to church, given the forthcoming easing of restrictions. We have two small groups…

Open letter from our minister

Dear Friends, Greetings again towards the end of another week of lockdown. I do hope that you are keeping clear of the virus and surviving self-isolation. It’s good to hear that primary schools and day-care centers will be opening soon – a great relief I’m sure for parents and children alike. Unfortunately, however, it seems…

Open letter from the minister

Dear Friends, Greetings to you and I hope that many of you were able to join in our Easter services last weekend – I am grateful once again to Jens Wejsmark Sorensen (webmaster), Richard Zook (whose been putting all the services together, linking words, hymns and visuals so well) and Thorsten Koenig (cameraman) for such…

Easter newsletter from the Mulanje Mission Hospital

The congregation of the English Reformed Church has a historical attachment to the Mulanje Mission Hospital (MMH), located at the foot of the Mulanje Mountain in southern Malawi. The hospital provides primary health care to 75,000 people in 72 villages. Their Easter newsletter is available on their website We hope you will enjoy reading the…

Open letter from the minister

Dear Friends, I am writing this on Good Friday and soon our Holy Week services will be over. I do hope that many of you have been able to access these and have felt a sense of fellowship despite the difficulties. Details of services this weekend are on the website and were in my letter…

Open letter from the minister

Dear Friends, Greetings to you one again! All over the world talk in recent few days seems to have been increasingly about ending the lockdown and how we might gradually return to ‘normality’. It is, of course, a very delicate balance. No-one wants to prolong unnecessary inconvenience and suffering – but if we rush too…

Open letter from the minister

Dear Friends, Another week in lockdown and I very much hope and pray that you are keeping well, managing to keep in touch with others during this time and not feeling too isolated. Meanwhile, we are surrounded by beautiful Spring weather and a reminder that even when the world shuts down nature continues to work!…

Open letter from the minister

Dear Friends, Greetings to you once again! I hope that you are keeping well and well clear of the virus and finding constructive ways of spending the time in lockdown. Below, as ever, you will find a programme of events going on next week. We seem to be into a kind of rhythm now with…