In September 2016, Jeremy Bevan, Marc Winchester and John & Rosalind Matty went to this conference at Lee Abbey. Jeremy has written up a synopsis of the five sessions, which were led by David Bracewell.
What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus?
How does the Gospel bring light to the dark times we find ourselves in this Christmas?
The prophets were men of God who were open channels for the messages that God had to share with mankind. They were not predicting the future – they were waiting for the time when God’s promise to the Patriarchs would come to fruition.
In September, to mark the end of my first year of employment as a children and families worker, I made a presentation to the PCC. When I listed my workload, it transpired that few people round the table had any idea what I did on any other day of the week barring Sunday and they felt the wider church should know. So here is a whistle-stop tour of my main activities in the past 12 months.
Jo Vickery and Anita Dobson from Christchurch Down End, Bristol, talk about an initiative from The London Institute of Contemporary Christianity to help us grow as disciples and as a church, and how we can have a real effect within our community.