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Planning Permission is Granted

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We are pleased to announce that Waverley Borough Council finally granted planning permission for the Pilgrim Project to go ahead. The decision was made in a meeting of Waverley’s Western Area Planning Committee on 9 December and has subsequently been formalised. If you wish to watch the meeting, you can do so on this link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-xVJcDLRBQ. […]

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On-line donations to The Pilgrim Project are back!

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After a gap of a few months, we are pleased to announce that you can once again donate on-line to The Pilgrim Project, via a new page hosted by Wonderful.org. You can make donations by visiting https://www.wonderful.org/appeal/thepilgrimproject-841fc2c9 . As well as donating, you can also set up a fundraising page for sponsored events you may […]

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Revised plans to the Victoria Road Extension

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Waverley Borough Council’s Western Area Planning Committee considered our plans on 9 July, and asked us to reconsider the architectural approach to the Victoria Road extension. Having considered the Committee’s feedback, we have developed new proposals, which retain the same general building form as previously proposed (double-gable pitched roof, reflecting the existing form) but in such […]

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Truth, wrangling over words and Brexit

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Jeremiah 29:1, 4-72 Timothy 2:8-15 I have a question to ask you: How are you feeling about the world and our country right now?  Unhappy?  Uncomfortable?  Unclear what is happening? We’re less than three weeks from potentially leaving the EU.  But will it happen on 31 October?  Will it ever happen?  And if it does, […]

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Paradox?

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Psalm 29 Isaiah 43:1-7 Luke 3:15-22 I wonder if you’ve noticed that the distinction between old and new is something which now troubles both the world we live in today and the church? Have you ever noticed, for example, that products can be advertised in quite contradictory ways? Sometimes we’re encouraged to buy something because […]

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Hope for 2019

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Romans 8:24-39 In wishing you a Happy New year, it would be very easy to do so with a heavy heart. As 2018 ended, it was very easy to feel that the world was falling apart. News from the United States has rarely been encouraging in recent years, and the new year has begun with […]

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The Spire Church is inaugurated

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Rt. Revd. Dr. Chris Herbert preaching

A packed service saw the inauguration of The Spire Church on Sunday 2 September.  The service, led by The Spire Church ministers, Revd. Michael Hopkins and Revd. Conrad Hicks. The church also welcomed Revd. Dr. Chris Blake, Superintendent Minister of the Hants-Surrey Border Methodist Circuit, Revd. John Hellyer, Chair of the South East Methodist District, […]

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Rachel raises over £1000 walking for The Pilgrim Project

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Many thanks and congratulations are due to Rachel Melling for walking the Yorkshire 3 Peaks on August 26th to raise funds for the Pilgrims Project. Rachel raised over £1,000 for the project – £1,200 when allowing for Gift Aid. This 25 mile hike covers Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside.  It took over 14 hours in the end, […]