Monthly Archives: March 2016

Chrism Mass Sermon – Bishop Nicholas Holtam

The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, preached this sermon at the Diocese’s Chrism Eucharist on Maundy Thursday, 24 March 2016 Readings: Exodus 12.1-14;  1 Cor 11.23-26; John 13.1-17 Forget Oberammergau, go to the Poole Passion Play.  You won’t … Continue reading

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W.P.S. – Gay ‘Cures’ Harmful and Don’t Work

Gay “Cures” Are Harmful And Don’t Work, Says World’s Largest Body Of Psychiatrists Exclusive: The World Psychiatric Association has condemned so-called conversion therapy and called on governments around the world to decriminalise homosexuality. posted on Mar. 22, 2016, at 6:14 … Continue reading

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Call to Liberals into Church Growth

Can liberals embrace the Growth Agenda? Part 1 of 3 Details Written by Guy Elsmore –  Published: 19 March 2016 The Church is in trouble. The Archbishops have written recently to all the clergy in the Church of England appealing … Continue reading

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Jesus said: “I will draw ALL people to myself”.

ALL belong In a sermon delivered by Desmond Tutu in the Chapel of King’s College, London (Sunday 22 February 2004), he said,  “When Jesus spoke of being lifted up on the cross he said ‘I, if I be lifted up … Continue reading

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Foot-Washing – a sign of Christ’s Hospitality

Why foot-washing still shocks us by Thomas O’Loughlin posted Thursday, 17 Mar 2016 Pope Francis dries the foot of a toddler at Rebibbia Prison in Rome (AP Photo/L’Osservatore Romano, Pool) For 2,000 years Christians have struggled to accept Jesus’s revolutionary … Continue reading

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TEC’s Bishop Michael Curry – post Primates’ Meeting Interview

Episcopal Church’s First Black Leader, a Gay Marriage Backer, Focuses on Race By LAURIE GOODSTEIN MARCH 18, 2016 Photo Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry spoke at the Washington National Cathedral on Nov. 1 during his first Mass as head of the … Continue reading

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Blood, flesh and bread – Holy Thursday

People of the Book are much more at home with parts of the body and bodily functions than we are. They think nothing of talking at length about blood, guts, wombs, circumcision, hearts, body, eyes,… Source: Blood, flesh and bread … Continue reading

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