Lent is Coming

So, it's time for Lent. For once, I haven't been on top of exactly when it's coming, as after four years of doing #bigread, we've taken a break this year (it's a huge amount of work, you know) - materials remain available online. Anyway, Lent starts Wednesday, with Easter Day 5th April (I'll be at Spring Harvest, come join!) So, what will I be engaging with for Lent? I'm already engaged in a discussion group on…

Contemplation at @CCWinch

This afternoon I went to my church, Christ Church Winchester, as the contemplative space opened for 3 days: Great use of the 'front garden' space. A chance to think at each point. Each of these red threads has the same activities upon it. Put aside concerns, worries, and the contents of your pockets Write in an envelope where you think you're missing opportunities to reap the fruits of the spirit [I felt that God is…

6 thoughts for Palm Sunday #EasterLive

Have you heard of EasterLive yet? If not, check it out, and see the stories that people are posting on the #EasterLive hashtag on Twitter (if you're not sure how to use Twitter, there's a great guide here), and last year's story is being retold on Facebook. It's Passover week in 1st Century Jerusalem. A bustling throng of Jewish pilgrims have gathered in the city. But this year a preacher/carpenter from Nazareth is set to…