• Archive: Methodism

Rock Communion Methodist Stylee

Oct 3

I have just realised that in the business of the last two weeks I have forgotten to mention this!!  Burton Road Methodist Churchis holding a Rock Communion service in Lincoln.  Metanoia are going to be there two weeks on Sunday at 6pm.  Graeme, Ali, Ruth and I were all at college together with their minister, The Sten (The Reverend

Tell, Show, Be.

Sep 8

This looks like a great campaign from the Methodist Church.  The Christian life is often built into some ‘mystic art’ that only qualified people are capable of doing.  The Tell, Show, Be campaign seeks to shatter the mystique and encourage the whole body of christ to get on with being followers of the way.

Fresh Expressions

Aug 3

Since “Fresh Expressions” was coined as an all encompassing, Anglican and Methodist friendly term for anything ‘alt:worship’ or ’emerging church’ it has undergone an ongoing process of evolution.  This can be somewhat problematic when introducing groups to these concepts.  I was asked by my diocese to speak for a couple of hours to a group of prospective ordinands about

Fishing Net or Safety Net

Nov 22

I recently blogged concerns about Fresh Expressions moving people from one form of church to another rather than reaching new people.  Share the guide has blogged a brief introduction to a forthcoming grove booklet by Matt Stone asking the question “Are fresh expressions actually being fishing nets and reaching the unchurched, or are they merely safety nets, picking

Saint Arnolds

Mar 18

I realised as I was updating the “Emerging Church in the North of England” page that I have been very remiss with my updating of late.  Duttyo keeps informing me of the new emerging group Saint Arnolds in the Lord Darcy pub Alwoodley, Leeds.  I think the group meet regularly to discuss the bible and drink