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Forest Church – Variations on a Missional Theme?

Over the last two weekends I have had the privilege of sharing in two Forest Church meetings. My grateful thanks go to Steve Hollinghurst of St. Alban’s Forest Church, and David Cole of New Forest Forest Church, for making me … Continue reading

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Building the aeroplane in flight – reflections on #winchestermission

When I set out to our Diocesan Conference, stuck as I am in a funny place half-way through ordination training, ┬ámy sense of calling dry, and confused as to how and where God is shaping my future, my personal prayer … Continue reading

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Building communities – Steve Chalke at #gb40 might relate to #winchestermission

It’s great to be told half way through ordination training, that “theological colleges are training people for the wrong things!” I heard that gem, among others, from Steve Chalke at Greenbelt over the Bank Holiday weekend. After my issues with … Continue reading

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Cross-border funerals and bereavement care

Our parish churches and their ministers, have certain responsibilities. These include, as I understand it, the requirement to baptise, marry and bury those who request such ‘occasional offices’. Whilst reflecting recently on my own past practice in taking funerals, I … Continue reading

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Here we go again… builders and assignments

There has been a lull in the building works (conveniently) over the last 10 days, but we think the guys are back from their holiday tomorrow, and with a great weather forcaste this week we’re looking forward to progress. They … Continue reading

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