Parish Magazine for October 2015

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Film Club – October 2015

Friday evening, 9th October 7:30pm ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ (2015) PG Check in at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel once again for more love and laughter as new arrival Richard Gere joins an all-star ensemble cast (including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and Dev Patel) as they return for this heart-warming sequel to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Now that his first venture has been proven successful, ever-confident Sonny (Patel) is busy juggling plans for a second resort, as well as his…

Bill’s Letter for October 2015

This is the time of year when we think about harvest; the good gifts that come from the earth and our gratitude to God and those who work the land to provide for us. Honouring God’s creation means honouring those who look after it. It’s very easy to go to the shops and buy what we want, as cheaply as possible, without any real thought about where our food is coming from. The principles of Fairtrade are important: to help each person in the supply…

Film Club – September 2015

Friday evening, 11th September 7:30pm ‘Hope Springs’ (2013)   12 Rating Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple’s specialist (Steve Carell) in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her sceptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is…

Bill’s Letter for September 2015

For many people September is a time of change and new beginnings. It certainly is for families with children; each one starting a new class, school or college. It can be difficult for our children who leave a familiar environment and move into the unknown. What will the new teacher be like? Will I make any friends? As parents we   accept and welcome these changes as being helpful and beneficial. As adults we often resist change but part of the work of the Holy Spirit is…

Film Club – August 2015

Friday evening, 14th August 7:30pm ‘Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)   12A Rating Jack the Giant Slayer” tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack (Nicholas Hoult) into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the…

Bill’s Letter for Summer 2015

Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make our Summer Gala such a success, and thank you to all who came to support us. It was great to have such good weather. People have been asking me about what is happening on the old church site. We have been waiting for the ground to settle and to try and find funds to do the work. This month should see the final gravestones put back in position after having been moved to safety during…

Film Club – July 2015

Friday evening, 10th July 7:30pm ‘Death of a Salesman’ (1985)   PG Rating This is Volker Schlondorff’s adaptation of Arthur Miller’s modern classic. Travelling salesman Willy Loman (Dustin Hoffman) has struggled his whole life to win success for his family. Yet in reality, despite Willy’s illusions, the Loman clan are falling apart at the seams, with eldest son Biff (John Malkovich) having grown distant from his father due to an incident in the past, and younger son Happy (Stephen Lang) becoming increasingly careless and cynical. When…