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Places of peace

date OCTOBER 10
date Mark Berry (UK)

Eighteen months ago I began ministry as Mursley Deanery Youth Worker, part of the role was to experiment with new ways of being Church with young people, from this aim has grown a Mission project known as GROWproject. The vision of the project reflects a belief that Church, as an institution is not accessible for many people who have no grounding in religious/Christian culture. Therefore the Anglican Communion needs to engage in releasing people to grow church from their own culture and with a language and symbols that reflect their own spiritual stories and God experiences. I once heard Mike…

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In the world

date OCTOBER 10
date Jim Denison (UK)

St. Sims is an independent church plant affiliated with the Soul Survivor family but of a different "mold." We are primarily motivated by the desire to "do church" in a way that is impactful and credible with Post-Christian (some say Pre-Christian) people. But how?We started meeting as a Launch team last September and now, a year later, are a smallish group of 20+. We have three small groups that meet at different times and a weekly sunday a.m. gathering for worship/teaching. fairly typical, eh?! the question is ... now where? You see, we have not brought a "template" to this…

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I want some more of that

date OCTOBER 10
date Jon Harris ( UK)

Jon Harris wants more (and he's not talking about our coffee) Hi, welcome to our virtual coffee shop. Pull up a chair, take the load of your feet. Let's chat.Why thank you, I feel better already! So who are you, where you from, what do you do in life?Jon Harris, from Malaysia and East Acton (Mum’s Chinese, Dad’s English), but born in London and living in Northwood, NW London, and what do I do in life… pretty much all things “church”. Can I get you a drink? Cappucino, earl grey, dandelion and burdock, pale ale?So kind. My exact choice of drink…

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