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Getting messy

THE words "Messy Church" conjure up an image of toddlers, sticky paper, and toys, but the Priest-in-Charge of St Ninian's, Aberdeen, the Revd Samantha Ferguson, has found that the same principle works well with people whose toddlerhood is well behind them.

St Ninian's, she says, is a tiny church in the middle of one of the most socially deprived areas of that oil-rich city. It has a small congregation, mostly of students and elderly people, in "a chameleon church" ...

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Rather more than a hosepipe ban

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No longer content to pray, pay, and obey

The Synod’s rejection of the Bishops’ report was the result of shifting power dynamics, says John Saxbee  Subscribe to read more

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“Regrettably, many parts of the country that have most benefited from EU funding voted decisively to leave” https://t.co/TxOcf0dhJe

Fri 24 Feb 17 @ 17:45
“It’s about valuing clergy by listening to them and taking seriously the complexities of ministry" https://t.co/1J5xH0Gcpr