• Archive: August 2013

Church Beer Festival

Aug 30

How did we get here? I’m in St Matthew’s Church Grosmont. There are 15 well kept racked real ales in the corner. The room is packed. There is a small ukulele orchestra playing The Lion Sleeps Tonight on the chancel steps! How did we get here? It’s a Friday night. It’s my day off. I’m

The Good Samaritan Animation

Aug 21

I’ve spent the last four weeks doing activity days with 5-11 year old’s at Holy Nativity.  Today we looked at The Good Samaritan and “who is my neighbour”?  Two minutes and seventeen seconds of animation isn’t going to fill your four hours up but they all shouted “let’s watch it again” afterwards. I think it

We’ve Lost It

Aug 2

The Church of England is fond of the phrase ‘lex orandi, lex credendi’: the law of prayer is the law of belief. It is a defining characteristic of Anglicanism.  At the heart of this phrase is the notion that the language we regularly use in worship changes us and the beliefs we have. I’d extend

We’ve Moved

Aug 1

We’ve moved… Over the course of the last few years The SutherlandsTM have grown a variety of online presences for various different things.  Both of the bands have websites.  We’ve got Facebook pages, twitter accounts and so on.  In an attempt to try and pull things together I’ve moved us to a self hosted site