It has been a busy few weeks in our house. Beginning a new parish ministry at the start of advent is always going to feel like you are jumping onto a moving conveyor belt. We have also been consciously pressing the brakes and trying to ‘do’ advent without rushing into Christmas. This has involved some
One of the many things I need to do now that I am back online is sort through all of the tasks that have been backing up. Here is one of the clips of The Rock Mass that I’ve managed to get off my computer and up to YouTube. Thanks to Trash II Treasure for
As you probably know, Ruth and I are involved in a couple of services at Greenbelt this year. We’ve had details confirmed about when the U2charist will be happening. It is going to be in the “InSense” venue at 5pm on Monday. The worship is being organised by Luminous in Lincoln. Metanoia will be leading the musical aspects of
Greenbelt 2012 is fast approaching and Metanoia are going to be involved in two of the services there. Blesséd are once again providing alternative sacramental worship and we have been asked to collaborate with Fr Simon and the team once more. This year we are doing the opening act of worship in the Big Top at 5pm
“Wearing a cross” seems to be the theme of the day on twitter. I have a variety of opinions about the “marginalisation of religion”. Unsurprisingly they don’t tend to correspond with the things that the national press seem to keep publishing. Perhaps I will write about them in the coming weeks. This seems to be
Apologies for not posting yesterday. As you can imagine, Good Friday is a very busy day! Many of you will remember the online carol service last year that Metanoia recorded a song for. Yesterday was the Online Stations of the Cross hosted over at Big Bible. Metanoia recorded a subdued version of When I Survey for
I was intrigued by a post on The Emergent Kiwi’s blog about Inking the Stations of The Cross. The full story is here. A pastor of a Montrose-area church recently challenged members of his congregation to live out their faith in an atypical way by getting tattoos that represent different Stations of the Cross, images
I came across this wonderful image on Richard Littledale’s blog. It is a wonderful reimagining of church art in a contemporary way. I love the guy in a hoodie praying!