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How is singing hymns in church being courageous?!

How is singing hymns in church being courageous?!

10 Aug

When we talk about fresh expressions of church, and courageous worship, we often think of activities outside our church buildings or we try all different ways to help people get over the ‘barrier’ of coming into our churches on a Sunday to join our Sunday worship.  But here was an example of at least 80 people who weren’t churchgoers coming into a church building and happily singing hymns and taking part in a church service

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The Power of Prayer – a story of stepping out bravely in the Oak Hill Parishes

The Power of Prayer – a story of stepping out bravely in the Oak Hill Parishes

05 Jul

Last year, I prayed about ‘how best to reach out to the communities of the Oak Hill Parishes.’ I had the Diocesan LIFE vision in mind, and the call fromContinue reading

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Worship at a food bank

Worship at a food bank

18 Jun

Pioneer minister Will Mansell explains how the GRACE Network in Stroud is encouraging new and courageous ways of worshipping, in different places, which connect with more people. “Jesus told usContinue reading

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Forest Church: connecting with God out in nature

Forest Church: connecting with God out in nature

24 May

Many people around us find that their most profoundly spiritual moments are when they are outdoors, in nature. The Revd Cate Williams, our Mission and Evangelism Officer, says “Increasingly IContinue reading

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Get outside with Welly JAM (Jesus and Me)

Get outside with Welly JAM (Jesus and Me)

23 Mar

At St Philip and St James, Leckhampton, we’ve been experimenting with ways to be more diverse in the activities we offer during Sunday morning children’s ministry. This is in responseContinue reading

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Doing Messy Church, St James’, Dursley’s experience

Doing Messy Church, St James’, Dursley’s experience

16 Mar

From 10.30am ‘til 12 noon on between four and six Saturday mornings throughout the year, about 40-60 children have fun making things, playing games, acting, hearing the gospel, exploring BibleContinue reading

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Baptism at the Lido

Baptism at the Lido

05 Mar

imagination: Encouraging new and courageous ways of worshipping, in different places, which connect with more people On 3 September 2017, over 150 people gathered at the Sandford Lido in CheltenhamContinue reading

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Malarkey at the Medieval Festival

Malarkey at the Medieval Festival

02 Mar

Tewkesbury Abbey and Tewkesbury Churches Together, by the Revd Wendy Ruffle Tewkesbury is host to one of the largest battle re-enactments in Europe, where the Yorkists and Lancastrians come togetherContinue reading

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