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Family meals

The Eucharist is a family meal: despite earthly imperfections, it is a place where all are welcome and wanted and part of the family. Continue reading

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The Visit

I’ve spent a lot of time this past week doing pastoral visiting in hospitals and care homes. For some folks there’s something really special about the visitor who’s wearing a collar. As mentally and emotionally tiring these visits can be, they are spiritually uplifting. Continue reading

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Oh Blessed Mistake

Personally, I love it when mistakes happen. What is more, I think God loves it too. These mistakes are blessed moments by which we are reminded that in worship we do not offer perfection; we offer ourselves. The criterion for our worship is not the absence of mistake, but the inclusion of honesty and authenticity. Continue reading

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