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The parish of

Kings Norton

Part of the Church of England

January 2010

Every New Year brings new hopes. We haven’t been here before, so it’s not yet filled with the usual round of disappointments and unexpected joys. We can seek again God’s possibility of new beginnings. We need them.

We will all pray for a new beginning in the long process for peace and justice in Afghanistan and the Holy Land. We all urgently need the whole world to begin together, rather than separately, the common search for ways of reducing carbon emission, of reducing the effect of climate change and of ensuring through Fair Trade that we who have more are not gaining at the expense of those who have less and who seek only a fairly traded price for the food and goods they produce for us. It is God’s world, placed in our stewardship...

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