Author Archive: Jenny Dawkins

There are no burkinis in the gospels

There are no burkinis in the gospels. No bikinis either. But when I see a photograph of a woman on the ground, surrounded by four men with weapons, being told to take off her clothes, I’m still pretty clear on where Jesus would position himself on this beach. Which is why I found myself, sweaty […]

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Pew move news

After a long period of discernment and conversation, we are now approaching the time when we will be saying farewell to our pews. It seems hard to believe, but the Sunday to say goodbye is Sunday 7 August. Following the last steps of the paperwork, the plan is now to remove the pews in the week beginning Monday […]

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Pray for Alpha

Our three Alpha courses have developed very differently from one another, but with a common theme of real openness, great relationships and a desire to know God more. We would love your continued prayers! Give thanks for the groups, the leaders, and the warmth and depth of relationships. Please pray for our evening group, where discussion […]

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God ♥ children

God and children already have ways of being together, because this is how God created them. (Rebecca Nye)   I wonder how that works for babies, and then for toddlers, as they take their first steps, begin to understand our words, and then to speak? John the Baptist knew Christ even before he was born.

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