World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

There’s nothing new under the sun. That’s often what I think when I hear someone harking back to what ‘things were like in their day’. As if somehow there was a better day, a brighter day sometime before us. As if relationships never used to...

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Enough for Always

Enough for Always

One of my favourite stories in the bible is the book of Ruth. Our heroine is a woman grieved, widowed, destitute. A woman far from home, a wanderer and a seeker of truth. She’s looking for hope in a world that would appear to have let her down...

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MIRACLES & TEARS

MIRACLES & TEARS

I have this long list of things I thought about sharing with you that we’ve been up to. About baptisms and celebration, about family and memory making days as the summer stretched out long before us. And I always have stories of tears and joy...

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Restoration

Restoration

It’s a precious thing to make something new. After a long winter at the bottom of my garden, I finally pulled my second hand, weatherworn garden table out into the sunshine on Saturday. I surveyed the damage done from being left out in the rain...

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THE GOD WHO SEES THE SMALL

THE GOD WHO SEES THE SMALL

As I write this morning, the BBC news alerts from my phone breaks the silence at my kitchen table. They interrupt this fresh and bright Spring morning with stories, today from Brussels, of fear, pain, and the grief and trauma that is to come. The...

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WHY RIVERBANK?

WHY RIVERBANK?

So here we are. A new shiny website. And if you are a newcomer to Riverbank Trust you are especially welcome – it’s lovely to meet you! You join us 4 years into a journey that has been explained in other parts of this website – please do find out...

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