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Challenging the link between skinny and holy

Challenging the link between skinny and holy

Ascetics have no monopoly on godliness, argues Ben Stephens, and we should celebrate God's abundant gifts

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Continuing our Lent series on food and faith, Yvette Alt Miller outlines the theology that underpins kosher cuisine

Answering God’s call

Answering God’s call

In a new book, John Birch, a Methodist local preacher, provides prayers that follow the three-year lectionary. Here are his ideas for this Sunday, Epiphany 2 in Year B

Prayer for the week

Kevin Ellis concludes his selection from St Paul with an extract from Thessalonians

Prayer for the week

The human face of Christmas is the adult Christ as well as the baby Jesus, says Kevin Ellis

Prayer for the week

St Paul can help to liberate us from our frenetic festive preoccupations, says Kevin Ellis

Prayer for the week

Kevin Ellis reflects on the rich inheritance of faith with an extract from Ephesians

Prayer for the week

Prayer for the week

Hester Jones looks ahead to Advent with a sonnet of Christina Rossetti

Prayer for the week

Hester Jones reflects on conflict with a prayer from the days of the Civil War

Prayer for the week

Prayer for the week

Through prayer the soul finds its true home amid unrest, says Hester Jones

Prayer of the week

Prayer of the week

Hester Jones uses a prayer-poem by Elizabeth Jennings

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Readings: 4th Sunday after Trinity

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Three more archdeaconries for the diocese of Liverpool

Three more archdeaconries for the diocese of Liverpool

A REORGANISATION in the diocese of Liverpool will...

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Headteacher

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ST MICHAEL'S CE HIGH SCHOOL, CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE 'Excellence within a Christian Context' Pending the retirement of our present highly successful Headteacher in December 2015, the governors are seek...  Read More

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Tales from the church bread line

Tales from the church bread line

Kieran Dodds photographed and listened to three foodbank users  Read More

Question of the week
Are people in your church suffering from benefit sanctions?

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Faith and climate reach outwards

Religion and approaches to the earth are not just inner concerns, argues Andrew Davison  Read More

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