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The Orchard: A story of working together for a hopeful futureby Michael Vol­land

13 March 2020


“First we would cut down and clear the brambles and the rotten fruit. After this we would prune the trees. Doing this properly requires knowledge and experience so we would want to find wise guides who could help with that.” Opposite those words, this is one Rebecca Torrance’s art­works for The Orchard: A story of working together for a hopeful future, a booklet aimed at inspir­ing “small congrega­tions who are seeking to serve God while won­der­ing how to navigate the chal­lenges of dimin­ishing re­­sources”, by Michael Vol­land, Prin­­cipal of Ridley Hall, Cam­bridge (£3 each plus p&p; email ridleypa@hermes.cam.ac.uk to request). It origin­ated in parishes in east Durham

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