The Works Publisher’s Outlet currently has some really good resources that are ridiculously cheap! Over the course of the last week or so I’ve been tentatively ordering copies to give them a read. My experience is that when books like this appear in outlets they often stray far and wide from the source material. So
This is the second year for Sanctum. “What is sanctum?” I hear you ask. Sanctum is an “Emerging Sacramental gathering of practitioners and dreamers to worship, recharge, share ideas, pray and support”. A place for people on the edges to meet. 9th August 2016 2pm to 11th August 2016 2pm at The Community of the
As we have journeyed together through lent as a community at Holy Nativity, people have been asking how we can grow as disciples. One thing I keep being asked about is prayer. There is a universal truth about all people who believe; every single one of us thinks we’re rubbish at praying. By listening to
Fifty sheets of card cut into A5, 5 minutes on photoshop and £3 for the magnet from eBay. And of course my handy pack of felt tips from Bargain Madness. Fridge magnet prayers. “This advent I will take time to…” We spend so much time running around being human doings instead of human beings. This
Next month’s Rock Mass is “Rock Mass Unplugged” in the park with a BBQ. Jonnie Parkin from Luminous has helped us out by cutting a labyrinth into the church park.
A few of us who are involved in Sacramental Alt Worship/Emerging Church/Fresh Expressions in the UK have been talking and we think that there is a need for a space for us to cross pollinate and dream dreams. Wherever you come from and whatever you are hoping to see develop in the future, Sanctum could
I’m in the midst of running numerous Messy Christingle afternoons for our local school. I was thinking of ideas to engage slightly older children (Years 5 and 6) so went to my happy place – The Range (UK shop). I came across these empty baubles (£1.99 for 6) which gave rise to this… I cut
Last Thursday I went to a conference called “Evidence to Action” at Cutler’s Hall in Sheffield. The Church (TM) has recently published the report “From Anecdote to Evidence” having conducted some thorough research into church growth. I may write about some other aspects of the research and the conference but for now I will address