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
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
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 about to have a bishop arrive at my house to discuss how we engage with young adults 20-40 as church. I just clicked on this link as I was going through my overflowing inbox. I am struck by the humility of everyone speaking to camera. I’m also struck by the apologetic nature of the
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
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!
This is 1 Timothy 4:9-14 read by a couple of peeps I know. The images came from YouTube. The music from a CD.