Author Archives: Revd Alex Pease

Parish Ministry Team

Dear Parishioners I would like to advise you that we have four new members of our Parish Ministry Team.  They recently completed their Bishops Commissions for Mission (BCM) and thus have Diocesan authority to lead our church community in various … Continue reading

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The Common Mission Fund

Please do see the attached poster which has been sent to us to pin up in our churches – but probably more likely that you will be able to see on here!

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Valley Worship Sunday 17th January 2021 – The Recording and Acts 2:1-13 by Tim Clapp

We started our series on the Acts of the Apostles this morning with Tim Clapp preaching on Acts 2.  Jane Anderson spoke in the Every Day lives slot, Elizabeth Bouldin read the reading and Dan Day Robinson led us in … Continue reading

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Ringing Bells for an end to Covid

Dear Neighbours, As during the last lockdown we will be ringing our church bells at 8pm every Thursday evening.  Please use this as an opportunity to remember to pray for the NHS and all the frontline staff who are working … Continue reading

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Rector’s Video Letter 14th January 2021

Here is the link to the 24/7 Prayer site https://www.24-7prayer.com/helpmepray

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Praying for those with Covid

If you are worried about a friend or relation who has Covid 19 at the moment please do email me so that we can get together a group of people to pray for them.  Amazing things happen when we ask … Continue reading

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Christmas Giving 2020

Dear Neighbours Happy New Year! You may recall that I asked if you would kindly give online to our Christmas Charities (please see the post below) as we were not able to raise money by collections this year for obvious … Continue reading

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Parish Communion 10th January 2021 – The Recording

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Use lockdown to hear the Lord’s Voice Psalm 29 by John Barber

The Voice of the Lord — Psalm 29 I was going to open this sermon by asking you to imagine yourself when a heavy rain storm is brewing and the wind is strengthening, the skies are darkening and the atmosphere … Continue reading

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Tier 4 and church attendance

Dear Parishioners, I hope that you all had a good Christmas in the circumstances and were able to participate either at home on zoom or in the flesh at one of our services over the period. I am on holiday … Continue reading

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Crib Service 2020 – the Recording

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Christmas Day Parish Communion 2020

So lockdown Christmas – the preoccupation of planning from Remembrance Sunday! We started by thinking about a one service in four sites (our four churches) approach using zoom technology but soon realised that we almost had the technology to do … Continue reading

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Crib Service 2020 – in a year of Covid

OK so for the first time ever the Crib Service at Easton was not completely packed out – we had the regulation 30 people attending…but we did have the most amazing brand new poem re-telling the Nativity Story written by … Continue reading

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First Communion of Christmas John 1:1-18 by Revd Alex Pease

It was great to see St Mary’s Avington so full this evening.  The church had been decorated beautifully and it was wonderful to see the candles lit.   We were grateful for John Dover playing the organ as we hummed … Continue reading

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The Nativity Story

This will, I hope, make you smile this morning – produced by my son in law’s church Stenhouse Baptist Church in Edinburgh  

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