Thursday, 28 October 2010

Book Sale

Don't forget the Christian Aid Book sale at Hillhead Baptist Church from noon on Saturday 30th October...

There's lots of good stuff!

Monday, 25 October 2010

Soon to be Happenings....





Fair Trade and the Smallholder Farmers
Lessons from the Scotland Malawi Trade Partnership

St. Mary’s Cathedral Gt. Western Road, Glasgow Friday November 5th 6.30 – 9.30



Progressive Christian Network
John Churcher, chair of the Progressive Christian Network will be leading an event on 'Progressive Christianity' at Renfield St Stephens, Bath Street, Glasgow on Friday, 29 October @ 7.30pm. Hosted by the PCN Glasgow group.


HOLY CITY
31st Oct 10, 6.30pm, Renfield St Stephen's, Bath Street Glasgow. 'PROLOGUE - OPENING ACTS'
Workshops:
LARRY HURTADO, Professor of New Testament Language, Literature & Theology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Christian Origins at Edinburgh University, will be helping us look at the challenges, choices and changes in the lifestyle of the early churches in Acts.
SUZANNE MATALE of the Zambia Council of Churches, will be focussing on tax and the churches, and linking in with the launch of the joint Church of Scotland/ Christian Aid Scotland Tax Campaign.
FIONA EVANS and WENDY YOUNG belong to two Glasgow communities of folk which try to respond to issues of faith, practice and shared living. They’ll be sharing experiences and stories, and asking what the possibilities are for creatively incarnate lifestyle.
GRAHAM MAULE will be encouraging us to identify the images of God, Jesus & the Spirit that we carry and which inform what we believe and how we act.
JOHN L. BELL & STUART MUIR will be leading a workshop with some old and some new songs, in various parts.

Worship … towards the early Church’s ‘birthday’, Pentecost, focusing on the changing images and experiences of Jesus’ followers immediately after his death. Participative liturgy, song, symbolic action.

Back Again, again....

That's me just back from Gartmore House Hotel, where a small group from Lansdowne Church joined with a larger group from Wellington Church. The weekend was entitled Threads. A lively multi-national gathering of people younger and older had a fine time - and I certainly came away with much to ponder.