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
Not sure there is much more to add. Thanks to @LayAnglicana who had a link to this.
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.
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.
I’ve decided to develop a more cohesive online presence. I began blogging nearly a decade ago when I was an RE teacher with a love of the Church of England and Alt:Worship. I’m now a vicar and I’ve started a whole host of little projects that have developed a life of her own and various
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
I bet you didn’t get beyond 30 seconds.
A society which allows large numbers of its citizens to live in poverty is unlikely to be sustainable. We have seen, since the 1980s, how whole communities hit by economic contraction can sink into a kind of collective depression from which some, especially young men, seek to emerge through violence, gangs and other destructive (and
Once more all decent folk found themselves under attack from the ever hungry and multiheaded mythological beast. Fortunately Lord Freud was able to defend us all once more from the onslaught of the “undeserving poor”. The daemonisation of the poor is a well documented phenomenon and a tool that is being used to drive ideological