WMC: January 2017
At the end of this month, the Joint Public Issues Team will be launching a new resource, one that will invite church groups to sit down and have healthy, balanced conversations about our shared society. Conversation Welcome will explore how we can build God's Kingdom together in the run-up to the invocation of Article 50 and the resulting departure from the European Union. The pack will lead participating groups through theological reflections about how we treat others, use our resources and make decisions, and then invite carefully considered conversation and prayer.
Over the last year we have seen an awful lot of debate, perhaps some conversation
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Kids@Church Kids@Church — In January we met in the church and heard Abraham's story and then had fun singing the action song 'Father Abraham had many sons'! In the hall the children made beautiful stained-glass window style stars to hang in their windows to remind them that God always keeps his promises.Kids@Church is an informal service for primary school aged children and...
YMOSES (Youth Meeting On Sunday EveningS) YMOSES — It was good to meet again in January, the last time being our social in December when all the young people brought friends along to church for games, pizza and a film. It was a joy to welcome Alice and Kara to the group for the first time. After a few games we shared together about our Christmas holidays and then talked in groups about 3...
The report to Conference by the Marriage & Relationships Task Force — GOD IN LOVE UNITES US — is out for discussion by the local churches and circuits prior to votes being taken at Synod in April and Conference in early July.An introductory meeting for the Circuit was held at Grove on 12th November, 2019.A further opportunity to explore this important report further and allow a sharing of...