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Review: First Friday Group

The topic for today's first Friday meeting was entitled "It shouldn't happen to a Minister" and our own minister Revd. Hilary Howarth gave us an insight into her life before and after she came to the Triangle in 2014.

There were 25 people in the room all eager to learn secrets of the trade but as Hilary said "its not a job , its a way of life".

There are highs and lows in her work, when there were tears to shed and home is the place to do it.

Weddings , Funerals and Baptisms all have their own problems, not to mention being at the right location, a baptism at the 'wrong 'church 'can't really be too bad , can it?

Hilary felt the 'weekly shop' should not be done wearing her 'dog collar', there was a danger of having frozen assets when someone wanted to discuss a problem too long around the freezer section at the supermarket.

One big mistake to make is to forget to turn your microphone off when discussing the expected length of the marriage just performed, Hilary's friends pronouncement of the marriage that she gave it six months was not received kindly, a lesson for us all I think.

Candles and Cassocks, well that's another tale and don't mention grey parrots!

The time went fast and I was so busy listening that I forgot many details but it obvious that the audience would happily have stayed longer for more interesting revelations , but with a bit of luck we will be able to persuade Hilary to come again for another 1st Friday meeting.

"Thank to Margaret" once again for your scones with jam and cream and brownies, they were excellent as usual.

Kindly written by Jo Farris.

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First Friday Group: June 2017

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