18 search results for: cw84

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CW84: Year of the burial ground

Caring for God’s Acre will be twenty years old in 2020. We have been supporting and advising churchwardens, PCCs and churchyard volunteers since the birth of the charity in 2000,…

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CW84: Pilgrim paths

I stand at the door of the church, alternately looking along the path to the lychgate and glancing at my watch. Not every erstwhile pilgrim arrives on time, so I…

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CW84: Losing your voice

When I arrived in my parishes just under six years ago, communal Morning Prayer was not part of the routine. I had talked with my spiritual director about moving into…

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CW84: Heaven in ordinary

Life will never be the same again. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard this refrain on the radio, the news, on social media over the last…

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CW84: Coronavirus rural roundup

Like everyone else, we at the Arthur Rank Centre didn’t expect to find ourselves trying to work in the middle of a pandemic this Spring. As government advice was published,…

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CW84: Box pew or ball pit

Imagine that you are a vicar walking into an ancient medieval church in rural Buckinghamshire. You step inside, turn right and are faced with rows of high box pews. What…

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CW84: Book review

A Christian Theology of Place – John Inge Ashgate, 2003, ISBN 978 0 9546 3499 7 This is one of those books that I last read fifteen years ago and…

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CW84: A God of surprises

Over the last year, the churches of the East Trent Group in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham have been exploring how they might draw on the opportunities offered by…

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CW84: Tilling the soil

Nobody does breakfast like a farming family and I am certainly enjoying this one. Round the table are the Rev Rob Kelsey and the Birketts, Ali and Ruth. Over bacon…