I hope that you find the above talk on worship useful and enjoyable. I am so delighted to share it with you. In this talk on worship I present some concrete, practical suggestions to help with worship that works and spirituality that connects. I suggest some simple models that can be applied in lots of
The White Monks: A Life in Shadows is an exhibition of photographs in London at Holy Trinity Church, and these will also be displayed at Wolfson College in Oxford from May 6. The photographs are by British documentary photographer and filmmaker Francesca Phillips. They include photos from monasteries of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists)
We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters the inner shrine behind the curtain (Heb 6:19) The anchor was a very popular symbol in the early church. Its popularity faded at the start of the fourth century – when Christianity became legal. In catacombs it is obviously
Artist Peter Majendie (above) is building about fifty cardboard, 1.2-metres-square, “god boxes” for people to use as prayer or quiet rooms around Christchurch. The one above is located on the corner of Lyttelton Street and Cobham Street in Spreydon. “They can be whatever they want to be to each person. They can be used as
One of the cool things about being part of the community that gathers around this site is the way that we all help each other, sharing good ideas. We were into the first week of Lent and I received a question: “I remember using a liturgy for a Lenten Ring, similar to the Advent Ring,
There’s more than one reason at this time to (re)enjoy Tom Lehrer’s live recording from Copenhagen, Denmark, in September 1967. [There are plenty of other versions of this, including Marty Feldman’s, that you can search out yourself].
This is the decision-making flow chart for the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia on whether to bless committed same-sex couples, and allow for clergy that are in such a relationship. To place this flow chart in context, it is important to compare it with the flow chart for other significant decisions. So