Saturday, 6 April 2013

Saturday night ...

Parish magazine "done and dusted"!  You can read a copy on the website ...
There's always a certain sense of relief when this is ready for distribution ... and a huge thanks to those who distribute and to the "factory help" when the production line is working!  Thanks also to those who contribute articles regularly or who submit the occasional piece ... it all goes towards making sixteen pages of information and reflection.
Many cups of coffee are consumed in the desktop stage ... but that's okay!
Today's big joy was to officiate at a wedding in Saint Simon's ... the church had been vacant when the Schedule was obtained so I was the named officiant ... since then there's been a rector appointed and it was good to share the service with Raymond.
Here we are with the couple after signing the Schedule.
The church is beautiful ... one of Belfast's red brick buildings ...

 The RISE installation at Broadway is just a little further down the road.
 All round it there are seating areas ... if we had a warm summer that would be a lovely place to be to watch the world go by.
During the service there were the quiet solemn moments ...
... and times of laughter too.
It was a happy occasion ...
... and no doubt the young couple will remember that day for the rest of their lives.

Of course, this all means that Eliot hasn't seen a great deal of me ... but he appears to be quite happy to go to his bed under the table and dream exciting dreams!
I think he's missing Angel ... so am I!

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