“Most of our parish Share the Journey walkers completed the entire 6.5 miles from Faversham to Seasalter on Saturday morning, walking along part of the Saxon ShoreWay, an ancient pilgrimage route.
We said our opening prayer in the garden behind the church, where we also took a photo with the banner. Clare and Tony proudly carried the banner from the church to the boatyard, where most people might see it. We decided to roll it up for the walk across the fields and on to the sea wall.
The weather was glorious and everyone enjoyed the views over the sea wall, across the beautiful blue water in the estuary to the Isle of Sheppey beyond. On the way, we read and reflected on some short stories of refugees around the world. It was sobering to hear the latest statistic from the UN, that 2 people are forced from their homes every second. We traced the shoreline all the way to Seasalter, where Una and Derek welcomed us into their beachfront home for a much needed cup of tea.
Well done everyone, and let’s keep up the prayers for refugees and migrants ahead of the UN meeting in September.”
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