It’s very good to be back at St Philip’s after my three months away. Thank you so much to all of you who helped the church not only to keep going, but also to thrive. I especially want to thank our assistant priest, Lesley Perry, for all she did.
May is a full month at St Philip’s. Our Patronal Festival was much appreciated by many, including our preacher, Bishop Stephen Platten. We’ve had baptisms, are expecting two confirmations, welcome one of the Church of England’s ‘selection secretaries’ to preach to us, and are commissioning the Church Council.
We are also waiting to hear the outcomes of a community survey we carried out earlier in the year: details of that to follow …’