Rev. Russell ‘Thought for the Week’

We are grateful to Rev. James Russell, rector of St Mary’s Church in Overton who is heard regularly on Overton Radio with his ‘Thought for the Week’.

In January, the season of Epiphany, Rev. Russell reflects on the birth of Jesus Christ.

Listen to this week’s ‘Thought for the Week’ below.

You can hear about events and news from St Mary’s on Overton Radio, you can also read more in their monthly Test Magazine.

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