This is an idea I have shamelessly stolen from @revleahvs. Play is such an important part of learning. One Sunday night I watched a ten year old from Holy Nativity put her arms up in the air and recount the words of invitation I use at the eucharist. We learn through playing. So we
For anyone who missed the One Show last night, they did a big feature on the Church of England, focusing on two estates projects in Blackburn Diocese. It is a really good and positive piece starting at 13 minutes.
As part of the Renewal and Reform agenda, the Archbishops’ Estates Evangelism Task Group have been hard at work for the last two years*. In the coming weeks I will post more about how things are progressing with the “commitment to action“. Our estates projects are working toward a thriving, growing, loving church on every
Rabbi Sharon Brous makes a call for hope. She has to set up a caricature of “all religious people in the USA” in order to deconstruct it but it is interesting to see a Rabbi exploring the same kinds of things we have been saying about Emergence in Christianity. “It is the job of our
We have just spent a few hours in the Guggenheim museum. One of the current exhibitions is the work of Niki de Saint Phalle. She apparently grew up in a convent school. I am assuming that influenced a couple of her pieces.
Today, I’m in the middle of leading group sessions as part of the Year 7 retreat programme in a large Church of England secondary school. The children and youth department from WYAD hand me the activity and then it evolves as the day proceeds. With groups of ten pupils we started exploring the changes in
Who would have bought Milton jones was so sensible? If you haven’t already got it, buy his book.
I love the fan club line.
There is something wonderful about the way George Guiver CR embodies his vocation as a monk in a way that enables him to speak so freely about the nature of The Church TM. I’m currently reading his new book Vision upon Vision: Processes of Change and Renewal in Christian Worship. I was so struck by