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From generation to generation

This advent we are in ‘waiting’ mode – trying to take time out to avoid all the Christmas hype and simply ‘wait upon the Lord’. So it’ll be a quiet service of reflection while the children (and quite a few … Continue reading

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Wait!

The shops are positively begging us to leap into Christmas and who would blame anyone for looking forward to some festive fun? But advent is a time for waiting. Waiting for good news. Waiting for the longest night. Waiting for … Continue reading

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Olives & Endings

So our series on protest is drawing to a close but we finish with a flourish as we think about the Israel-Palestine conflict and the protest of our very own Roz Hughes who recently travelled out to pick olives and … Continue reading

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The Teflon Trio

Our latest band of Biblical protesters is a trio of chaps who took on King Nebuchadnezzar and refused to bow down before his golden statue. Join us on Sunday as we continue to explore our dissenting tradition and the important … Continue reading

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Give us a king

The people of Israel looked around at other nations and felt they lacked something: a leader. God wasn’t best impressed but he gave in nonetheless. Join us on Sunday to learn more about what it means to be a rebel … Continue reading

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Don’t call the midwife

Protest can take many different forms – disobedience is one. This week we will remember the stories of the disobedient midwives whose protest gave birth to a nation. It’s an all-together service some come along and join the fun. 10.30 … Continue reading

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Jeremoaner

Jeremiah is sometimes known as the Weeping Prophet – weeping about the mess his people made of the planet. You can imagine him still weeping today. But perhaps our tears are another form of protest. This Sunday Adam will lead … Continue reading

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Let justice roll

I hate your religious festivals! So says the prophet Amos. But let justice roll like a river. Seems a suitable Sunday for us to think about harvest then? But what is harvest? A festival for fruit and veg competitions or … Continue reading

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Whose extinction is it anyway?

With Extinction Rebellion friends in action in London this week, we explore why they are protesting. What do they mean by extinction? And what the Bible has to say about how we understand and treat nature. We’ll be looking especially … Continue reading

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This Changes Everything

As we continue with our series on protest, we turn our attention to the climate crisis. As Extinction Rebellion protesters gear up for another week of action in London, we start to consider the Biblical imperative to protect the planet. … Continue reading

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