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
Last night at the Rock Mass we were looking at the interaction between Jesus and the Woman at the Well. I know someone who works for Yorkshire Water so we had an installation of a stand pipe in the centre of church. This linked in with the use of the well known “to be known
The communion meal is a service we have held at Holy Nativity for the last three years. It is a communion service in reverse. It is a place for all ages to gather together around God’s table, to share bread and wine together, to eat together, to explore the bible together and to pray together.
Tonight at Rock Mass we used this Kinetic Typography of Luke 6:20-21. The service was all about poverty. If you like it use it. With the black background you can drop it on top of a different coloured background. I think that’s what I will do in future.
It’s that time of year again where we are preparing for Sanctum. It is a great place to discuss alternative worship in a sacramental tradition. There are some really great contributors this year and there are a few places left to book as well! The programme includes a blessing of the waters down at the
How do you get naughty boys to pray? I have a bracelet of knots around my left wrist that a turn around in my fingers. If I’m feeling extravagant I have this set of orthodox knots that keep my mind focussed enough to engage with the Divine. Meet my new prayer divice! Fidget cube! Given
Why is Robb sharing electronica? Who can say? It’s not normally my kind of thing but when we were running the charity stall at Whitby Goth Weekend this came out of my friend’s iPod and I really like it. Electronic goth/industrial – no spandex in sight. Every time it comes on my playlist I
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
At the Christmas Rock Mass we prayed for Jesus to bring light into the dark situations around the world and in our lives. I bought a couple of paper chain making kits from eBay. With suitable music playing, people wrote their prayers on the back of their links and added them to the chain. It
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