Lockdown has given us the impetus to do some serious recording. With a heavy live gigging schedule with both Silverthorn and Metanoia, Ruth and I talk about “finding the time to record” but in reality, you need an extended period of time to do it. This week we took our favourite hymn* and did a
There has been a lot of ink spent on Dominic Cummings in the last few days. One curious aspect of the debate is for his right leaning apologists to silence the voice of Christians by citing “forgiveness”. “You are a Christian. That’s not very forgiving”. At the heart of the Christian Faith is repentance, or
This is something Ruth and I recorded a couple of years ago to use in online worship. We used it as part of our Stations of the Cross service on YouTube this afternoon. The Jesus Film footage is very kindly being allowed for use in online worship. I made contact with them and filled in
This is an easy idea for a prayer station based around some French sweets.
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 was wandering around the supermarket when I spotted this set of tea light holders. This was after I had visited The Works Publisher’s Outlet and looked at a shelf of crystal infused self help books that were anything but. We search for deeper meaning. Even divorced from it’s context I think I prefer “Faith,
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.
This morning’s preacher just showed this wonderful reflection on the woman at the well.
The lectionary text this morning was Genesis 12:1-4. This is the passage where God makes a promise to Abram that he will have descendants as numerous as the stars. So I took a trip to The Range. This is my regular Saturday afternoon haunt when prepping for Church on Sunday morning. To make our starry