I’m currently sitting on a train returning back to The Shire from a meeting of trustees for Transcendence, the governance that makes Sanctum happen. We have been planning for the year ahead and then beyond into the future. As I reflect on the recent development of Sanctum, it is strange to think that the main
Merry Christmas Everyone! I’m pretty sure this character from The Fast Show was the first Vlogger. Talking to camera in different locations with a continuous to camera narrative. BRILLIANT!!
Sue Wallace, Eddie Green and I got together yesterday to talk about the future of Sanctum and plan the next annual conference. This year’s shindig is at College of the Resurrection Mirfield from 30th July to the 1st August. Tickets will be available in the next week or so. Put it in your diary! Now
I shamelessly stole this idea. I saw it on the wall of my friend’s church. I am shameless! 400 twinkly lights from B&Q. A handful of tie-wraps and a cat. OK, perhaps you don’t need the cat. Perhaps.
I’m trailing the new stand alone app for contactless giving that comes with SumUp. I realised there was no good stock image to make a poster out of. Everything looks like a business. So I took one. Do with it whatever you like.
This is an idea I have shamelessly stolen from @revleahvs. Play is such an important part of learning. One Sunday night I watched a ten year old from Holy Nativity put her arms up in the air and recount the words of invitation I use at the eucharist. We learn through playing. So we
For anyone who missed the One Show last night, they did a big feature on the Church of England, focusing on two estates projects in Blackburn Diocese. It is a really good and positive piece starting at 13 minutes.
As part of the Renewal and Reform agenda, the Archbishops’ Estates Evangelism Task Group have been hard at work for the last two years*. In the coming weeks I will post more about how things are progressing with the “commitment to action“. Our estates projects are working toward a thriving, growing, loving church on every
If you watch something today, watch this.
Sanctum held its fourth gathering of Sacramental Alt:Worshippers last week in the iconic if a little sun scorched grounds of the monastery church of The Community of The Resurrection. What a melting pot for sharing good practice and cultivating ideas it has become. As I looked at the delegates eating lunch on the final day