Tag: Job

Jersey – New Allegations

This morning the Revd Dr Gavin Ashenden went on BBC Jersey to claim that the original Independent Review on Safeguarding in the Bob Key affair missed vital information which may have affected the outcome of the report. Specifically it was

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In the Hands of God

This extract from the poem by Teresa of Avila is just spot on. If You want me to rest, I desire it for love; If to labour, I will die working: Sweet Love say Where, how and when. What do

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What’s Going to Happen at Synod over Women Bishops?

One of the joys of being a Church of England Priest who works full-time as a statistician (only because no Bishop has been bold enough to give me a job – you know where I am) is that I can

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Just to Educate

For future reference. This is NOT a football. This is most certainly NOT a football. This, well, you’re having a laugh right? No sir, I think you’ll find that THIS is a football. A Rugby Football to be precise. Now, press the

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How Long Should It Take To Get A P45?

Interesting question. I officially came off the Clergy Payments payroll on the 27th of July. Today is the 25th of August, 29 days later, and I have still haven’t received a P45 from Clergy Payments. This is on top of

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Moving On

Have just read this sad post over on Andy’s blog. Andy has recently withdrawn from offering himself for ordained ministry, mostly on the grounds that having trained to be a Pioneer Minister there are actually no Pioneer curacies available. And

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