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Lent Course – Week 1

What a great turnout for the first session! Lots of productive discussion and sharing of experiences, and this week learning more about Peter’s background.

News from Karachi

We are pleased to report that Failtus, the student we are partly sponsoring through theological college in Karachi, Pakistan, is now in his second year and is doing very well. We have received this report from Dr Pervais Sultan. I am happy to report on Failtus, a seminary student support partly by your church for the deficit in his expenses on behalf of St. Thomas’ Theological College. 1st Term: 68.4%, 2nd Term: 74%, 3rd Term: 70.5% He is always found… [Continue Reading]

Consider your calling

This article appeared on the St Padran’s Institute Facebook page recently and offers a real challenge to all of us. In my role I encounter much discussion about the idea of calling into Christian ministry. For most people, their understanding of calling is determined by the bible’s descriptions of Old Testament prophets like Moses, Samuel, Jonah and Amos, or New testament characters like the disciples and Paul. These exemplary characters are portrayed as being personally summoned by God for their… [Continue Reading]

Crickhowell Open Studios 2018

Over the Whitsun bank holiday St Edmund’s once again hosted as part of the Crickhowell Open Studios weekend. There was a great variety of art and craft work on display, and of course tea and cake.