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 »
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To introduce the theme of the morning we started with a bit of a puzzle. We had to find a set of keys that were hidden in the park. They were hanging in the branches of a tree that we had once used as a Joshua Tree. Hilarity arose around a “spot the deliberate mistake in… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
A Christmas celebration using a Passover-type structure of words interwoven with the meal.
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 »
ThirdSpace went on tour to the Nottingham Contemporary on Sunday. Good art allows us to make sense of the world, our place in it, how we feel about ourselves and our relationships to others. Raphael Hefti finds beauty in materials and how they are transformed by industrial processes which he uses as an artistic medium…. Read more »
Space to explore, meditate, reflect, pray, listen, eat, drink and meet.
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 »