Russell’s New Year’s newsletter

                                                January 2017 Dear Friends, Nicola, Cameron and Ross join me in thanking you for all your good and kind wishes at Christmas and join me in sending you greetings for 2017.  They didn’t put up blue plaques in Biblical times. If they did, there would have been one in Bethlehem 2000 years ago, ‘King […]

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Russell’s Newsletter – Christian Aid May 2021

Dear Friends, For more than a generation, Christian Aid Week has been a primary focus during May.  In one of the largest mobilisations of a volunteer work force anywhere, people from so many different backgrounds delivered envelopes to as many households in the country as possible and then returned to collect donations to bring hope […]

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Russell’s Monthly Newsletter – September 2020. A new academic year …..

Dear Friends, As a new academic year begins, under extraordinary conditions, I imagine teachers, not unlike church ministers, feel as though they are having to negotiatetheir way through regulations and guidelines with the skill of a tightrope walker. Never having a head for heights, I have always been puzzled why anyone wouldwant to place themselves […]

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