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Blog postTelford is Jane's stamping ground, rather than mine, but I'd been asked up by the group running the local Mission-Shaped Ministry course to lead an...
Blog postOn Sunday I was privileged to take part in a day of activities with Christ Church Methodist Church in Chichester - a blissfully short distance from...
Blog postIt was a privilege to be invited to speak at the Mothers' Union Faith and Spirituality Conference. Not often do I get a Bishop as a warm-up act,...
Blog postIn a conversation about 'results' Colin and Angela Brown mentioned a letter by Thomas Merton to a young activist which makes good sense to all of us...
Blog postAs food is dear to the Messy heart, here's a great idea to get families eating together in your area: The Big Lunch! You plant food this month with...
Blog postHere's a big question I was discussing yesterday with our newest Regional Coordinator, Gill Noles: can a church really be facilitated by people who...
Blog postI do hope God isn't being prophetic on me. I had a day off this week and spent the morning labouring in the garden trying to tame the wilderness:...
Blog postLots of thoughts about leadership recently, including: Messy Church is great for giving ordinary people a chance to lead in some capacity It gives...
Blog postI was privileged to join Dave Male and many pioneer ministers at Ridley Hall recently, for a stimulating conference about Pioneer Ministry. If...
Blog postOne of the advantages of being in a network, rather than trying to go it alone, is the undeniable fact that talking to people about a mutual passion...
Blog postHo hum, very interesting. One of the questions often raised at Fiestas is, 'What about the Dads? How do you get Dads to come to Messy Church?' and...
Blog postWe held our third Messy Communion yesterday. It was - well, I suppose it was OK, which isn't good enough. The crafts were all fine - a range of ideas...
Blog postJust back from the National Children's Advisers' Conference, bulging with food for thought (and the other sort too - cooked breakfasts etc). It was...
Blog postMessy Church leaders in Kent had a really inspiring evening together chatting about Messy Church and the problems and ways forward locally. It wasn't...
Blog postSound the bagpipe and splice the sporran - the first full Scottish Messy Fiesta has taken place. A gleefully ecumenical event as some 60 people threw...
Blog postEnjoyably bracing to bring the colourful friendly world of Messy Church up against the dark and studded 'Go on, impress me, then' world of Youth Work...
Blog postCornwall is such a happening place! Messy Churches are popping up all over, and it was great to be invited to go and lead a 24-hour retreat for...
Blog postAn interesting meeting today with Dr Cathy Ross at CMS in Oxford. One joy of this role is that I get to meet experts in different fields and bounce...
Blog postA visit to Marlene Wylie and the Creative Arts Fellowship (CAFe) she and others run at their church in East London. Amongst the knitting needles and...
Blog postNot my favourite subject, as you may know, but apparently, as an Anglican, I am defined not by a statement of faith as some denominations are, but by...

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