Monthly Archives: May 2018

Royal Weddings – A New Evangelism Strategy?

by the Rev Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham & Member of General Synod  It didn’t come naturally. I’m not a Royalist. However in our little Parish in Great Missenden we hired a large screen TV, plugged … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding – Finding a Voice

by the Revd Canon Prof James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, Salisbury. I must be amongst a minority of people who did not see the Royal Wedding Saturday. Many months ago we had arranged a day to explore some of … Continue reading

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From Windrush to Windsor: Who Do We Think We Are?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Pictures:  Junior Green, Windrush victim (left); Rt Revd Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church of America (right) How much difference just a couple of weeks makes!  Two weeks … Continue reading

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Royal Weddings & Lady Bishops – Time for Change?

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds Pictures: Meghan Markle (left); Very Revd Vivienne Faull, Dean of York (right) Dashing in for long shorts for my son, not wanting to miss a moment of … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation – Speaking in Differing Tongues

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester The Anglican Diocese of Namibia has been twinned with that of Manchester for over 20 years. As part of that link, I accepted an invitation to join them for their triennial … Continue reading

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Churches in Crises – A National Necessity?

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer & Member of General Synod Here in the UK we are currently marking a string of disturbing first anniversaries. The anniversary of the Westminster Bridge attack was 22 March, and the anniversaries of the … Continue reading

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Nye Letter & The Silencing of Debate

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod A windswept, autumnal holiday camp on the east coast. Three hundred clergy and as many lay people are gathered, from the Diocese of Southwark, to … Continue reading

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