Posts Tagged: alternative worship

Last Stand at the Bandstand

This was our last Third Space of 2015and we each brought a piece of poetry, prose or thought to encouage each other. Barbara brought  christmas crackers which included the obligatory awful jokes, but also contained wonderful blessings.  Jon brought “We Dance Wild” :   We dance. We dance wild. Not a two step, structured repetition…. Read more »

The Selfie

Easy access to mobile phones and the internet has ushered in the age of The Selfie which requires us to take a picture of ourselves and post it on social media. There are differing perspectives on the value of recording our lives through Selfies. Ai Wei Wei, the gifted dissident chinese artist is having a… Read more »

In the midst of life we are in death

We were all fooled this morning into thinking the sunshine would be warm, dressed in our summer togs we found a place out of the wind then we were able to celebrate meeting to worship God with stoicism. We opened our worship with something adapted from Jonny Baker: God of justice, peace and righteousness come into our midst… Read more »

Keep Moving

I chose the theme of Keep Moving for Sunday morning worship for three reasons; The weather forecast told of extremely cold conditions and a screaming wind straight from the Arctic. (We would need to keep moving to prevent us from getting too cold.) We are studying a book called “We make the Road by Walking”… Read more »

Beautiful unanswerable questions

Bertolt Brecht asked the question “What happens to the hole when the cheese has gone?” According to Einstein, the hole was formed and defined by the cheese around it and disappears when the cheese is eaten. Neils Bohr and quantum theory suggest that the hole may have existed since the beginning of the universe and… Read more »

The meal

Reflections on the meal last Wednesday… Lavish food and drink – a symbol of God’s generosity, a sense of a foretaste of the heavenly banquet…     Welcoming and welcoming back new and old friends… Sending Peter and Uta with our blessing as they embark on the next part of their journey, moving away, starting… Read more »