The people who have voted for Donald Trump in the United States seem to have disliked Mexicans, Muslims and gay people. This is outrageous. There are far more people that need to be put on a register. These include:
- Catholic Radicals
- Catholic Radicals in Chasubles
- Giles Fraser
- Writers of acrostics
- Choir members who are allergic to cats
- People who drink Thatcher’s “Haze”
- People from Bakewell
- Drivers who don’t brake well
- People who dress up as Father Christmas at the slightest excuse
Melissa Sparrow (Mrs), The Hollow, Grilsby-on-the-Hill
When will Revd Nathan ever make it into social media or the television as a celebrity vicar?
How can we hope to develop a radical new mission strategy if Natahn’s face is unfamiliar to the typical chap on the Tremlett Circuit Bus (now defunct due to austerity measures at Banburyshire Council?)
He hasn’t even got onto the Gafcon list of Notorious Sinners. At the least, maybe he could shave his legs or wear a feather boa.
Gabrielle Fitch Thompson, the Old Market House, Little Tremlett
After the unfortunate double-booking of the Church Hall, I am afraid the Rabbit Breeders Club next few meetings will be cancelled. The Banburyshire Ferret Fanciers would like to apologise.
On the bright side, Flossy and Scut did survive the Bunny Apocalypse so we hope the Rabbit Breeders will be back to full strength next summer.
Fennel Bailey, The Old Orchard House, Gt Tremlett
Last week’s service sheet referred to a “narthex” when we clearly have a “vestibule.” This would never have been allowed at St Martin in the Fields. I used to be in the Civil Service.
Chas “Charlie” Charkles, Hanged Man’s Close, Gt Tremlett.
Players, put yo’ pinky rings up to the moon
Girls, what y’all trying to do?
Twenty four karat magic in the air
Head to toe soul player
Look out uh.
Samantha Giblings, Church Green, Woodby
As Christmas approaches, once again I realise that I have totally failed to attend worship at St Mary’s since that lovely Nativity Play.
Still, not long now. I always look forward to seeing how they’ve grown!
Jasmine Jones, “Chitterings”, Wheezy Lane, Gt Tremlett
When I first left the army I got into the habit, every Christmas, of buying a bottle of white wine for every member of the last battery I commanded. A tradition I have continued ever since.
Of course, as time has gone by the number of my old colleagues has reduced until, these days, there are only 17 of them left. This leaves me a lot of wine to drink myself, but these old traditions have to be kept up.
With any luck I hope I shall be able to focus again by Candlemas.
Major J Dumpling, “Rodney’s Rest”, Lt Tremlett
My nephew Wilbur kindly let me borrow his computer to look at the Church website. Once again, nothing to see.
Wilbur has suggested that this may be because I do not have broadband. But I do not want to rush into things.
Chesney Peterson, Walnut Grove, Lt Tremlett
During the winter the heating bill rises steeply – causing a substantial increase in our running costs.
We could easily make savings if we cancel all services from December to April. Of course, we should still hold the Nativity Play. We can keep people warm by burning the chopped up old choir wardrobes.
In order to chop up the wardrobes I did have to buy a cheap but functional chainsaw. I therefore include an invoice to the value of £74.22.
I would like to apologise to the choir for the state of their robes.
Norbert Dranesqueezer, Chester St, Grilsby-on-the-Hill
Our “Bring a Friend to Harvest” missional activity was both a massive success and total failure.
Everybody brought a friend. But they were all friends who already come to Church.
Next year’s missional drive will be called “Find Some More Friends Who Aren’t Christians Sunday.”
Chloe Joey, “El Nino Cottage”, Woodby Chapel End
I hear that Miss Joey is suggesting we should make friends with non-Christians. A terrible idea! As the Apostle said, “Do not be yoked with unbelievers.” We should pray for people to become Christians, and then become their friends and take them to Church.
Mary England, Carstairs House, Woodby