Monthly Archives: February 2014

My stoles and stories: Ordination and Ordinary

On Tuesday I collected a cardboard box that had been delivered to reception and took it to my room at college. There I tentatively unwrapped what will be my ordination (ivory/white) stole, and the green stole I might where when … Continue reading

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If you don’t ask, you won’t get!? Ordination Training

I don’t know about you, but at times it seems that we’re always being expected to chase things up. It’s like we’re living in a culture of “if you don’t ask, you won’t get”. In church life, experience tells me, … Continue reading

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Being sensible and realistic – ordination training

“It’s formational.” Actually, I’m quite grateful that no-one has used those words to me recently. However true they might be. I might just have groaned in anguish (or worse) if they had – even though it’s probably true. The best … Continue reading

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For those wrestling with vocation and discernment (Phil 2:1-13)

This week I had the opportunity to lead worship in my college group. I used the reading for Morning Prayer that day which was Philippians 2:1-13 and adapted some worship from Celtic Daily Prayer from the Northumbrian Community themed for … Continue reading

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