Bishop Terry’s Pastoral Letter for Advent 2009

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, They used to say that the favourite pastime of the British was queuing. I am not sure how true that is in our days, but I do know that I seem to spend a lot of time waiting; waiting to be served, waiting for a train, waiting at the...

Advent Carol Service

15 December 2008 Teesside University – All Saints Church, Middlesbrough Can I make a terrible heartfelt confession to you all – I do feel awfully ashamed of myself, standing here, festooned in all this fine ecclesiastical regalia. And here you are all gathered in this...

Advent 2008

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, You might be forgiven for thinking that Christmas has already come and almost gone even before we finished celebrating Christ the King and moved into Advent! Given the present economic and cultural climate I am really thanking God...