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Reconnecting

date OCTOBER 10
date (UK)

The church has lost contact with young people, If you go straight up to young people that you’ve never met before, and start inviting them to church, they’re just going to think, "Well, who are you?" You’ve got to build bridges. You’ve got to try to do something positive for them. You must reconnect." How could a parish church in a poverty-stricken former mining town respond to this challenge? The church, lead by minister, Rev. Andrew Bookless, went back to the very basics. They asked the young people of Bargoed what they actually wanted from the estate where they lived.…

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Grace looks like this… and this… and…

date OCTOBER 10
date Grace (London UK)

A visual journey through 10 years of Grace alternative worship. Grace Logo Colourblind logo Grace on toast ..with jam Logo made from candles Stencilled logo on communion cloth Stencilled on paving slab Clever bugger logo (made from LED lights on a strip. if you turn your head you see the logo in mid aire) Punk grace Gamble grace Iced bun grace Neon grace

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A real refreshing change’

date OCTOBER 10
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Edward Green  pops in for a dry martiniHi, welcome to our virtual coffee shop. Pull up a chair, take the load of your feet. Let's chat. So who are you, where you from, what do you do in life?I am Edward Green, Eddie or Ed to my mates. I am a trainee minister in the Church of England. Can I get you a drink? Cappucino, earl grey, dandelion and burdock, pale ale?Gin Martini, fairly dry with a twist please. Would you like a doughnut or pastry to go with that?Er, got any Nachos? So, if you had to describe the church/project/experiment/thingy…

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