Here's Rev. Justin Montague, curate at St George & St Paul Tiverton, with our latest blog post... Last Saturday, I joined a group of brothers and sisters from local churches for a F.I.T. session at Tiverton Baptist Church. No, this was not some kind of muscle-moving, heart-racing, sweat-inducing physical exercise class. This session was really all about stretching our spiritual muscles - Faith Impact Training as it was called (hence F.I.T.) - led by our excellent speaker Andr
Here's Rev. Justin Montague with a challenge for us all to let-go, let-God and release our ‘inner child!’ Last week I was taken back in time 35 years to my childhood, where building Lego worlds was one of the dominant things that captured my youthful imagination and excitement. Lego is not the first thing you would associate with a Deanery Synod, but it was exactly bricks and building that focused the gathered attention and imagination of fifty or so clergy and laity from ou
Rev. Justin Montague shares why following in the 'wake' of Jesus, is an essential part of discipleship. This summer has seen an abundance of different vessels moving through the waters of the Grand Western Canal in Tiverton. Kayaks and swans, boats and ducks, increasingly popular stand-up paddle boards and the returning horse-drawn barge after a Covid-19 absence. On a particularly lethargic running morning, I often wonder whether it would be quicker to leap into the water and
It's been a few weeks since we updated our blog. Here's a moving piece from Rev. Justin Montague, former Royal Marine. Will you join us in praying for peace? In September 2006 I stepped onboard an airplane at RAF Brize Norton to begin a journey that would change my life irrevocably. Seven months later as the aircraft wheels touched the tarmac at Exeter Airport with a reassuring bump and a screech, replacing the noise and rumble of gunfire, I stepped onto British soil with san
We all seem to be waiting….
Waiting for the next set of restrictions to be lifted.
Waiting for our first or second vaccination.
Waiting for an opportunity to see family and friends.
Waiting for church to open without restriction so we can sing! All of the above are of course important things and worthwhile things to be waiting for. In the Bible waiting is also mentioned, as we wait for the wanderings in the desert to end, wait for the prophets to be heard and listened to, wa