This week’s reading from Luke’s Gospel tells the story of Jesus’ presentation at the temple, and the way he was received by two older people. We don’t know exactly how old Simeon was, but we are told that Anna was 84 – and this in an age when life expectancy was a lot less than it is now. Sally tells of her own ministry to older people, and in particularly about Anna Chaplaincy, one of the BRF ministries whose name… [Continue Reading]
The World Economic Forum 2020, held in Davos, was dominated by climate change, although it failed to reach any consensus on what to do about it. Barry looks at what the Bible has to say to us about our rights and responsibilities as global citizens and children of God.
As part of the extensive programme of renovations we have installed a ‘beacon’ system in the church, giving our visitors a flavour of the history of St Edmund’s on their smartphone, if they choose to install the LiveBeacons app. These small beacons are placed near points of interest in the church, and as you move around and get within range of a beacon, the app pops up a web page giving you all the information about that item. Having an… [Continue Reading]