• Archive: July 2013

Welcome to Church

Jul 25

The Church of England has recently published a guide to the “Top Ten Facts About Christenings“. It is a starter for ten for people making enquiries about their local church and “getting little Timmy ‘done’”.It seems to have picked the same scab that The Weddings Project picked for a lot of vicars….. it educates people

Sheldon’s Grace

Jul 17

As we’re doing children’s prayers and graces, here’s Sheldon Cooper doing grace with his mother. By His hand, we are all fed. Give us Lord, our daily bread. Please know that we are truly grateful, For every cup and every plateful. Amen.

Superman Grace

Jul 17

At #worship2013 conference organised by the liturgical commission. As the conversation has developed, the word ‘trite’ has been used extensively. I put “I’d better not mention the Superman grace”. Twitter has demanded the Superman grace. I’m putting together a video that goes with it for the summer school I’m running to check that our later.

Enchantment in Worship

Jul 10

I’m spending a day locked in a retreat house reading for the research I’m doing into liturgy and culture. A decade ago Keith F Pecklers SJ gave a call to greater liturgical formation for the ‘future of Christianity’ as he looked at worshipping in a postmodern world. Liturgy in the postmodern world must aim for