Harmony Club: September week 2

The angel is back again – this time visiting Mary rather than Zechariah!! by Jo Saward The children made paper bag puppets to help act out this week’s “Brilliant bit of the Bible”, which speaks of the angel’s visit to Mary, telling her that she would be the mother of Jesus, God’s own Son!  We…

Update from the Wilkes

So, here we are, seven weeks since we moved to Gorleston. Someone once said to me you should never start a sentence with so, but once a rebel always a rebel! By Martin and Linda Wilkes We arrived late on the Thursday having left our house in immaculate condition (our buyers words, not ours) to…

Harmony Club : September 2019

The children came back to Harmony club today for the first session of the new school year. Here’s what we got up to. By Jo Saward, Harmony Leader It was very strange for them when they arrived… sure they had the usual visitor passport to make ready for the new term, and they had to…

Helping the Homeless

by Katherine Garner Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Psalm 82:3 We are very privileged to live in our lovely town of Ongar, and I guess we are fortunate that we do not have a visible homeless problem here. But our neighbouring towns of…

On leaving the Parish…

by Martin Wilkes (and of course Linda) Linda and I have worshipped in the Parish of High Ongar since the summer of 2006. We had previously worshipped at Ashurst Drive Baptist Church for many, many years so it was quite a change, and indeed a challenge, moving into an Anglican community! But the fundamental truths…