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new Dads needed for the 100m sprint – reflection on the South London Summer Camp

There are a few events and programs that I have been to while being part of our movement that with hindsight I have probably decided weren’t so valuable, but one annual date in the my family’s calendar is the South London summer camp, which I have never once regretted taking part in. It distils some […]

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bentley stress

a Bentley can seriously stress you out – drama on the school run

Had some proper street theatre on the school run this morning. Bus and sports Bentley in deadlock. The E1 with clearly no where to reverse to, and a good two foot between the Bentley passenger door and the curb. But the Bentley kept lurching forward and then reversing. People looked on puzzled. The queues started to grow […]

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do you understand the text?

do you understand the text?

another experiment: this time with SMALL groups. below is some of the feedback/data we gathered from people who got involved. The material the groups used, click here to download: A knife not sharpened grows dull (taken from Rev Moon’s autobiography)   We had 20+ people from our 43LG community meet Sunday evening in different cafes […]

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community graffiti wall – express yourself

community graffiti wall – express yourself

2010 in  43LG congregation we focused on making Sunday morning easier, more attractive to be at, and because that worked we extended it to Sunday evening in Sept. 2010. But for 2011, though we want to keep on developing what happens on Sundays, we are placing an emphasis on the other 6 days of the […]

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we’re better together

we’re better together

Our worship today looked at the old 3 musketeer’s motto: “one for all, and all for one!” (the motto was epitomised by the buffalo-lion-crocodile nature video towards the end of the message.) It’s our second week looking at being a community of faith. “Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my […]

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we’re better together

we’re better together

Our worship today looked at the old 3 musketeer’s motto: “one for all, and all for one!” (the motto was epitomised by the buffalo-lion-crocodile nature video towards the end of the message.) It’s our second week looking at being a community of faith. “Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my […]

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my first experience as a university chaplain

my first experience as a university chaplain

Had a really nice 90 minutes in Pret the other evening with my chaplaincy group. Here we are just before they were locking up to go home: This is a relatively new initiative, the idea started by William Haines  and Matthew Huish and our FFWPU Youth Ministry. As other faith groups offer a chaplaincy service […]

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tapping into God’s dream: watch the video

tapping into God’s dream: watch the video

I just got given a serious dose of inspiration, a taste of something special: I went for 4 nights to a scout camp site last week with my family to join the South London Summer Camp. Didn’t feel very sociable when I arrived, but by the end I was waking up at the crack of […]

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Meet the Newcastle Community: BBQ time

Chieko and I went up on Sunday to Newcastle to meet the Family Federation community there. It was so good to see them and join them for a worship service and a very top of the range BBQ: burgers, lamb kebabs, steaks, vegetarian kebabs, etc…) A big thank you from us to all of you […]

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planning a football team…in the ambient light of a McDonalds basement

planning a football team…in the ambient light of a McDonalds basement

Chigo’s football efforts are starting to take us to a new level. It is looking very much like that the FFWPU youth ministry will be involved in putting together an 11 aside team for next season. The name: MBU. See if you can figure it out. More on this soon, hopefully direct from Chigo.

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