Littlehampton Archives - HEART Christian newspaper
Chaplains bring light to the high street
The cheery faces of Littlehampton’s town chaplains have recently become a familiar sight on Littlehampton’s high street.
Marian Ayres, outgoing mayor of Littlehampton, shares how she marked the end of her year in office
Many Christians say we shouldn’t mix politics and religion, and yet in this amazing year as Mayor of Littlehampton I have had the honour of meeting people from all walks of life, both in the civic realm around West Sussex, local clubs and societies, schools, churches and many individual folk in my town.
Veteran minister Rodney Kingstone used to be a household name in Sussex evangelical circles after he started a local church during the heady charismatic renewal in 1981. He’s still going strong and CHRIS EYTE caught up with himAT 74, RODNEY KINGSTONE PUTS HIS LONGEVITY AND ENERGY down to knowing Jesus as a reality. That ‘intimate’ relationship has seen him through four decades of ministering to others as well as a miraculous healing of his own heart just before surgery.
What’s it like to be in charge of the spiritual welfare of 1600 adolescents?
Paul Sanderson MBE says it’s a privilege and has written, exclusively for HEART readers
Paul Sanderson is Chaplain of The Littlehampton Academy, a Woodard School. He is married to Heather and they have four children. Zack,17, and Levi, 14, are both at TLA with Honor, 9, and Promise, 5, both at White Meadows Primary school in Wick.
Paul has worked with children and young people in West Sussex since 1996. He was awarded an MBE by the Queen in 2006.
The working week starts Sunday evening as I check my notes for the big start every Monday at The Littlehampton Academy (TLA).